Anyone that is hoping to learn about where you can buy cameras and take photos in Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville camera and photo places we list are located. To read more posts on cities around this area of the country click this link.
You can find a local photographer for a wedding, graduation, or other special event by contacting:
- Sarah Hedden Photography
- Nicole Piper Photography
- Tonya Beaver Photography
- Jay Grubb Wedding Photography
- Christina Karst Photography
- Stephanie W. Photography
Sarah Hedden is a wedding, portrait, newborn, family, headshot, and senior photographer based in your area that is available to travel worldwide. She was voted the best photographer by Bold City Best and Best Wedding Photographer by Folio Weekly in 2019 and 2020. Her service area includes St. Augustine, Orange Park, Palm Coast, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, Brunswick, Jekyll Island and nearby locations.
Nicole Piper specializes in wedding photography with a BFA in photojournalism. She only takes on about 25 weddings a year due to her unique approach and she knows a lot of wedding vendors and can recommend the best.
Tonya Beaver takes great pictures for weddings, families, newborns, cake smash, and corporate headshots. In addition she provides lots of costumes, wraps, accessories, and backgrounds.
Jay and his team specialize in destination and local weddings throughout North Florida and Southern Georgia. In addition to weddings they also can take pictures for corporate events, engagement sessions, family sessions, and special events.
Stephanie began her professional career as a weeding photographer in 2010.
If you’re looking for a variety of printing for photobooks, canvas, fine art, and online printing check out The FotoTechnika Group at 2025 Blanding Boulevard who can also do restorations.
Studios For Better Pictures
If you really want to take the perfect picture consider having the shoot at a photography studio near you:
- Clix Portrait Studios at 13725 Beach Blvd #1
- Studio 3E at 700 E Union St #3e
- Cady Studios at Fortune Pkwy
- Severine Photography Studio at 2375 St Johns Bluff Rd S #307
- Head Shots Studio at 1331 Palmdale St
- Susan Michal Portrait Studio at 4007 Deer Hollow Ln
- Anthony Studios
Clix Portrait Studios is a good option for anyone that is looking for studio portrait photography. In addition to the two private camera rooms there is a wide collection of backgrounds and props that are updated regularly.
If you are looking for a one-of-a-kind location to shoot in check out Studio 3E which was designed by and for photographers. They offer 5,500 square feet of fully equipped space plus unique sets and backdrops to use in your creative endeavors.
With a track record of two decades Cady Studios is well-versed in the field. Severine Photographic was established in 2012 and is well-known for the timeless appeal of their signature art photos. They provide a wide range of wall art, canvas prints, guest books, albums, acrylic blocks, and much more.
Head Shots Studio specializes in corporate, event, and portrait photography. They have also had the pleasure of working for a variety of local businesses, non-profits, religious organizations, and Fortune 500 firms.
Since 2004 Anthony Studios has had a good reputation as a portrait photographer with expertise in wedding, Quinceanera videography, and professional pictures.
Here is a list of photography schools and people who give private lessons on taking pictures in your area:
- University of North Florida at 1 UNF Dr
- One Focus at 10263 Whispering Forest Dr #717
- Jeff Crass Photography at 2866 Remington St
One Focus is mostly geared towards real-estate photography lessons. Jeff Crass Photography offers 4 week classes in small groups with the possibility for continued education after the first set of classes end.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Jacksonville
People who want to buy a digital camera or need lens repair work done on Canon, Nikon, or Sony cameras can contact FantasTec Photo.
Best Places For Selfies
Some of the best local places to take selfies would be:
- Memorial Park at 1620 Riverside Ave
- Stockton Park at 4021 Ortega Blvd
- Kingsley Plantation at 11676 Palmetto Ave
- Timucuan Ecological & Historical Preserve at 12713 Ft Caroline Rd
Memorial Park is a perfect spot to get some great photos in your area and the park’s main feature is Charles Adrian Pillars’ bronze sculpture Life. The St. Johns River serves as a picturesque backdrop to the large artwork and making it ideal for taking pictures.
Ortega’s Stockton Park is located on the St. Johns River and there are fishing spots, kayak and canoe launches, and riverfront pavement available. You may also visit Kingsley Plantation to see the slave quarters, a barn, a kitchen house, an interpretive garden, and a waterfront along with the plantation house.
The Timucuan Preserve includes Fort Caroline and Kingsley Plantation. You can go to one of the last unspoiled coastal wetlands on the Atlantic Coast and discover 6,000 years of human history and experience the beauty of salt marshes, coastal dunes, and hardwood hammocks.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
These days the cameras on the newest phones should have very high megapixels and if you want to buy a new one head to:
If you are looking for a place to buy a phone with a good camera near you they should all be able to help.
You can either buy security cameras or have your home or business looked over by contacting:
- Web Watch Dogs Surveillance Camera Systems at 1301 Riverplace Blvd #800
- Ellipse Security at 11221 St Johns Industrial Pkwy S #3
- HD Cameras at 6034 Chester Ave #107a
- Godfather Spy Shop at 4131 Southside Blvd #104
- Bates Security at 9700 Philips Hwy #108
- Vector Security at 9456 Philips Hwy #1
- Atlantic Security at 1714 Cesery Blvdh
- Safe Touch Security at 9600 Sunbeam Center Dr
Any of those companies should be able to provide security cameras in your area.
You can also read more of our posts on:
- Orlando Cameras & Photos
- Tampa Bay & St Petersburg Cameras & Photos
- Miami & Ft Lauderdale Cameras & Photos
- Atlanta Cameras & Photos
Enjoy Taking Photos With Your New Camera
We hope that we did a decent job of covering the camera and photo scene near you. Whether you were hoping to learn about where to buy cameras, get them repaired, photographers for hire, printing, developing, studios, classes, places to take selfies, camera phones or security you read about it all.
If you read all the way to the end you might just know a little something about this local scene yourself. If that is the case please use the comments to tell us if we got anything wrong or to share your own tips.
Either way we hope you enjoy buying cameras and taking photos in Jacksonville.