Anyone that is hoping to learn about where you can buy cameras and take photos in Helsinki and Espoo has come to the right place. Those topics are just the beginning as we have plenty of other related things to get into as the post moves forward.
There probably isn’t a better way for us to begin than with the best local photographers for those who need wedding pictures, graduation pictures, or who just want to capture memories at any special event. Then you can read about photo printing shops where you should be able to develop and print passport photos, brochures, marketing materials or anything and we will discuss photography studios in your area too.
Some reading this might be interested in taking photography classes or maybe you just want to know about places to buy cameras and some repair shops which should sell all the new lenses, cleaning supplies, covers, stands, or other equipment and accessories you might desire.
Places to take beautiful selfies near you will get a shout out before other loosely related subjects like camera phones and security cameras. We will do our best put the right shops in the right lists but since many of these topics are quite correlated some crossover between the lists should be expected.
Be sure to check out the map at the end which can help you figure out where all the Helsinki camera and photo places we list are located. To read more posts on cities around this part of the world check out that link.
You can find a local photographer for a wedding, graduation, or other special event by contacting:
- Bisher Sawan Photography
- Agni Frames
- Henna Koponen
- Karhu Photography
- Niki Strbian in Espoo
- Shooting Stars Photography in Espoo
- Johanna Hietanen in Espoo
Bisher Sawan offers professional photography services for weddings near you. Agni Frames captures high quality images of people, nature, products, brands, and other things.
Henna Koponen provides photo sessions for weddings and couples. Another professional photographer for all occasions is Valokuvaaja Aapo Karhu.
Niki Strbian has been specializing in newborn, maternity, and family portraits for over a decade. Shooting Stars offers quality newborn, infant, and children’s photography services in Espoo.
Johanna Hietanen is an expert in providing wedding photography with over ten years of experience.
To get a passport photo printed near you or to just print the selfies off your camera or phone head to:
- Picaset Oy at Höyläämötie 18
- Print Helsinki at Sandelsinkatu 8
- Fotoyks at Länsituuli 7, Espoo
- Tunnin Kuva at Espoonlahdenkatu 8, Espoo
- Kuvatehdas at Piispansilta 11 Kerros 1, Espoo
Each of the above is a good choice for local photo printing. They should be able to provide color or black and white pictures and they can probably put them on just about anything you want.
Whether you need developing and printing for passport photos, brochures, pamphlets, books, wall graphics, posters, digital prints, real estate advertisements, other marketing materials, or just about anything they can probably handle it. They should also be able to assist with scanning, restorations, enlargements, processing, digital repairs, and more.
If you have any specific photo printing needs we suggest you look through those links and find a place that offers exactly what you want.
Studios For Rent
Rent photography studio space in your area at one of these spots if you have serious matters to attend to:
Fotossa features an office, a large kitchen, and a vast shooting space suitable for image and film productions in Espoo.
Marek Daifi Photography at Armas Launiksen Katu 8 C 40 in Espoo provides courses for all skill levels as well as takes pictures of events, sports, architecture, and more.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Helsinki
Visit one of these stores when you want to buy a new camera or get an old one repaired:
- Kamerahuolto Mechser at Tilkankatu 7
- Fototapio at Tapiontori 3 B, Espoo
- Rajala Pro Shop at Leppävaarankatu 3-9, Espoo
Kamerahuolto Mechser repairs cameras and other photographic equipment and accessories in your area at reasonable prices.
Fototapio sells a wide selection of Nikon, Leica, Canon, Panasonic, Olympus, and Pentax cameras, lenses, accessories, and binoculars plus they also exchange and resell vintage photography equipment in Espoo.
Various cameras, lenses, and camcorders from Canon, Nikon, Sony, and Fujifilm are available at Rajala Pro Shop.
Best Places For Selfies
Some of the best places to take selfies around town would be:
- Helsinki University Library
- Senate Square
- Sibelius Monument
- Helsinki Central Station
- Kaisa House
- Temppeliaukion Church
- The Natural History Museum
- Vallisaari Island
- Havis Amanda
- Nuuksio National Park
- Exhibition Centre WeeGee
- Laajalahti Nature Preserve
The Helsinki University Library is an interesting spot to take fun pictures. Senate Square has a unique architectural structure and is an excellent place to take selfies near you.
The Sibelius Monument is one of the most famous sculptures in the city and both locals and tourists alike love taking selfies there.
Ihantola is one of the best places to take photos as it is home to a gorgeous Art Nouveau-style home with intricate details.
The colorful apartment buildings at Huvilakatu make for a great picture background and if you’re in the right part of the street you can include at least six different colored facades in your photo.
The modern façade of Kaisa House is awe-inspiring and adorned with exquisite artwork.
Nuuksio National Park offers trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding as well as grilling, skiing, and camping areas suitable for outdoor photoshoots.
Exhibition Centre WeeGee showcases spacious and architecturally interesting premises for events and exhibits ideal for a lovely indoor backdrop.
Gilms provides numerous selfie opportunities that tell the story of farming culture and rural life throughout the centuries.
An excellent location for bird watching both during migration and at other times can be enjoyed at Laajalahti Nature Preserve where beautiful outdoor photos in Espoo can be taken.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
These days the cameras on the newest phones can be great and if you want to buy a new one head to:
- Fonum Verkkokauppa at Kaarlenkatu 9-11
- Sony Shop-in-shop at Hietasaarenkuja 11
- Nokia Headquarter at Karakaari 7, Espoo
- Samsung Electronics at Vaisalantie 4, Espoo
Whether you are searching for the highest megapixel camera phones with bluetooth or just need budget quality pictures the above stores will have what you need.
You can either buy security cameras or have your home or business looked over after contacting:
- Kameratori Oy at Mannerheimintie 94
- Rajala Pro Shop at Mannerheiminaukio 1
- Optotek at Runeberginkatu 46
- Telefoto Oy at Liisankatu 9
- Helmet Cameras at Malmin Kauppatie 18
- Studiovarustamo Oy at Ruosilantie 7 A
- Vakaamo Camera at Mannerheimintie 110
- Mirasys at Vaisalantie 2, Espoo
- Wintel at Hannuksenpelto 12, Espoo
- Noatek at Kutomotie 16, Espoo
If you are interested feel free to check out out blogs about:
- Places To Take Selfies in Saint Petersburg
- Places To Take Selfies in Stockholm
- Places To Take Selfies in Copenhagen
- Places To Take Selfies in Oslo
Enjoy Taking Photos With Your New Camera
We hope you learned a little something about cameras and photos in your area today. You read about all kinds of topics like where to buy cameras, get them repaired, photographers for hire, printing, developing, studios, classes, places to take selfies, camera phones or security.
Anyone that is still here probably has a solid grasp on the local photography scene themself. If so don’t be shy, tell us what we got wrong or share your own tips in the comments.
We hope you have fun buying cameras and taking photos in Helsinki and Espoo.