Over the next few minutes you will hopefully learn at least a little something about where to buy cameras and take photos in Indianapolis. You will also read about everything we could think to include on the topic at hand.
We will start this off by listing some of the best local photographers for when you need wedding pictures, graduation pictures, or want to capture memories at any special events. After that where to go for photo printing whether you want to print something off your phone, get a passport photo, need digital marketing materials, or whatever will be discussed, and they will be followed up by photography studios.
You can always try to “develop your skills” by taking lessons at the best photography classes in your area, sorry, we really tried to hold that corny joke back but couldn’t. Even if there aren’t many left these days the best places to buy cameras and repair shops near you will also be discussed. You can expect them to also sell new lenses, cleaning supplies, covers, stands, and more equipment and accessories.
After all of that is out of the way it will finally be time to get you out of here with a list of places to take beautiful pictures, plus where you can buy some loosely related items like camera phones or security cameras. Some of the places we mention could definitely be in multiple lists but we will do our best to put the right shops in the right lists and let you know when a place can handle multiple needs.
You can also expect to find a local map at the end of the post to help you figure out where all the Indianapolis camera and photo places we list are located. All of our posts on this region of the world are available if you click here.
There is no better way to commemorate a wedding, graduation, or other special event then to have a great photographer near you capture the scene:
- Stacy Able Photography
- Danielle Harris Photography
- Larry Gindhart Photography
- M.Rinaye Photography
- Roxana Snedeker Photography
- Kirsten Wray Photography
Stacy Able is a local wedding photographer who has shot more than 350 ceremonies. Weddings, portraits, engagements, branding, events, and food photography are all services she provides.
Danielle Harris is a photographer for engagements and weddings. Larry Gindhart specializes in weddings and engagements as well as headshots, senior portraits, maternity, pregnancy, and newborn photos near you.
M.Rinaye provides for engagements, weddings, baby bumps, new babies, family portraits, and maternity photos. Roxana Snedeker shoots engagements, weddings, newborns, families, and maternity photos.
Kirsten Wray has been incorporated by the State of Indiana since 2008. Corporate, engagement sessions, couples, seniors, family sessions, and newborn photography are among the services they provide.
To get a passport photo printed in your area or to just print the selfies off your camera or phone head to:
- EPI Printers at 7502 E 86th St
- Indy Imaging at 1300 W 16th St
- Brainstorm Print at 2603 E 55th PI
- Hobby Copy Printing & Design at 4239 Madison Ave
- Minuteman Press at 4371 Sellers St
- Alpha Graphics at 1051 3rd Ave SW, Carmel
- Sharp Printing Services at 11100 Allisonville Rd, Fishers
- Rowland Printing at 199 N 9th St, Noblesville
Each of the above is a good option for photo printing near you. 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
Renting photography studio space might be possible at:
- Studio 57 Photography at 3619 N Arlington Ave
- Dixon’s Digital Photo America at 2901 W 16th St
- Picture People at 4030 E 82nd St
- Focus On Studio at 1123 3rd Ave SW, Carmel
Company 57 is a portrait and graphics studio specializing in fine art. They provide headshots, portraits, concerts, and events. Picture People is a portrait studio in your area that also offers printing, framing, retouching, and digital photographs on-site.
Focus On Studio excels at taking great pictures for commercial, wedding, family, maternity, seniors, portfolio building, engagements, and products.
We will be back soon with a list of the best photography classes in town.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Indianapolis
Back in the day before smartphones this list would have been a lot longer but you can still buy cameras in Indianapolis or get them repaired at:
Secondhand Photo Pro sells a large inventory of high-quality used camera gear near you. They sell used instant and vintage cameras, digital camcorders, digital cinema, and professional video equipment.
Roberts Camera sells Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, Olympus, Panasonic, Sigma, and Leica cameras and accessories.
Best Places For Selfies
Some of the best places to take selfies around town would be:
- Holcomb Gardens at Garden Rd
- Newfields at 4000 N Michigan Rd
- Garfield Park Conservatory at 2505 Conservatory Dr
- Holliday Park at 6363 Spring Mill Rd
- West Park at 2700 W 116th St, Carmel
Holcomb Gardens is a twenty-acre hillside garden on the near north side that overlooks a tiny manufactured lake and the old Central Canal. A lake, waterfalls, garden house, gazebo, poets’ corner, and philosophers’ bench may all be found on the grounds and make for many spots to take great selfies near you.
Newfields makes every effort to make its buildings and campus as well as its collections, exhibitions, activities, and services accessible to all visitors. Guests can take some of the best local photos on a tour of the world-renowned art collection, stroll through the historic garden, or visit the Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park to get a taste of nature.
The Garfield Park Conservatory is home to hundreds of tropical plants from around the world. Thousands of tulips bloom in the spring while colorful annuals take their place in the summer.
Holliday Park is a great place to visit if you want to get away from the city and take beautiful pictures in your area. Natural springs and wetlands, a pond, a lengthy stretch of the White River, a beech-maple forest, and over 400 kinds of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers may all be found in the wooded ravines.
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:
- VIP Wireless 2918 W 16th St
- Indy Cellular 4 Less at 6520 E 82nd St #150
- Mobile King at 1638 Shelby St
- T-Mobile at 3787 N Meridian St
- Verizon Authorized Retailer at 11435 Spring Mill Rd #100, Carmel
- Target Mobile at 11750 Commercial Dr, Fishers
- Cricket Wireless Authorized Retailer at 2610 Conner St, Noblesville
From the highest megapixel camera phones with the latest bluetooth technology to cheaper options for those on a budget you won’t have any problem finding what you need at those stores.
You can either buy security cameras or have your home or business looked over after contacting:
- Hoosier Security at 5841 Thunderbird Rd #G
- On Guard Security Solutions at 6330 E 75th St #120
- Indiana Alarm at 8727 Commerce Park Pl #i
- Max Video & Security at 1421 S Holt Rd
- All About Security at 1111 E 54th St #113
- Nelson Alarm at 2602 E 55th St
- Pro Techt Home Security
- TNT Alarm at 13295 N Illinois St, Carmel
- Stanley Security at 8350 Sunlight Dr, Fishers
- Taylored Systems at 14701 Cumberland Rd #100, Noblesville
Many of those will be good stores to buy security cameras in your area while others will take the next step and monitor what is going on. Some of you might also want to check out our posts on:
- Wedding Photographers & Videographers in Cincinnati
- Wedding Photographers & Videographers in St Louis
- Wedding Photographers & Videographers in Chicago
- Wedding Photographers & Videographers in Detroit
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 Indianapolis.