Today we will all be going on a deep dive into where you can buy cameras and take photos in Lyon. Additionally we will try to cover as much as possible on a wide range of related subtopics.
There probably isn’t a better way for us to kick this off than to list the best local photographers for when you need wedding pictures, graduation pictures, or want to capture memories at any special events. Once they have been discussed in detail we will move on to photo printing whether you want to print something off your phone, get a passport photo, need digital marketing materials, or whatever type of printing you might need will be discussed before we pivot to photography studios.
Taking lessons at the best photography classes in your area is a great way to “develop your skills,’ sorry but that corny joke just wrote itself. Even if there aren’t many left these days the best places to buy cameras and repair shops near you will also be discussed. Don’t be surprised if these stores also sell new lenses, cleaning supplies, covers, stands, and more equipment and accessories.
A list of places to take beautiful pictures and selfies will definitely get a shout out plus there will be some quick lists for where to buy some loosely related items like camera phones or security cameras. Many of the places we mention could theoretically go in a few of our lists but we will do our best to put the right shops in the right place and let you know when a place can handle multiple needs.
Expect to find a map for the area towards the end of the post to help you figure out where all the Lyon camera and photo places we list can be found. And you are all welcome to look through more of our posts on Europe at that link if interested.
Commemorate a wedding, graduation, or other special event by hiring a great photographer near you to capture the scene:
- Sylvain Bouzat Photographe Mariage
- Cécile Creiche Photographe
- David Pommier
- Kevin Cary Photographie
- Emilie Garcin Photographe
Sylvain Bouzat specializes in wedding photography. Corporate packs, gala evenings, press, and advertising photography near you are some of the services offered by Cécile Creiche.
David Pommier is a local wedding photographer focusing on documentaries and reportage style as well as family portraits. Concert, architectural, wedding, landscape, and event photography are offered by Kevin Cary.
Emilie Garcin focuses on fairytale portraiture, kids, wedding, engagement, family, maternity, and newborn photography.
You can get all varieties of photos printed, processed, or developed when you visit:
- Du Pixel au Point at 22 Montée des Carmélites
- Photo Labo Pro at 9 Rue des Chartreux
- Croix Rousse Photo at 66 Grande Rue de la Croix-Rousse
- Lynx Sarl at 65 Rue Voltaire
- L’atelier du Print at 14 Rue Gabillot
- Art Print at 5 Place Louis Chazette
- 3D Shop Specialist 3D Printing at 26 Rue Notre Dame
Each of the above is a good choice for photo printing in your area. 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 Better Pictures
Book some time at a photography studio in your area if you need to get everything perfect:
- Studio the Square at 25 Quai Saint-Vincent
- Novidia Studio at 127 Rue Bugeaud
- Studio Lyon Photo at 95 Cours Vitton
- Cyclorama Studio Lyon at 56 Rue Saint-Michel
- Studio Quotidien at 273 Rue de Créqui
- Studio Vammy at 1 Impasse Charavay
Studio the Square offers photo shoots and sessions as well as activities and recreations for individuals and professionals in photography, video, and audiovisuals near you. Some of Novidia Studio’s services include corporate, event reporting, product creation, advertising, architectural, wedding, portrait, modelling, fashion and beauty, and family photography.
Studio Lyon Photo offers format, trade, shows, décor, printing, offset, and digital custom printing. All kinds of photo shoots are available at Cyclorama Studio.
Studio Quotidien redesigns and tells the stories of brands and designers through spatializing their products, details, textures, materials, and portraits. For almost 30 years Studio Vammy has been offering high quality photography services for pregnancies, births, families, baptisms, birthdays, weddings, portraits, and plenty more.
Stage Photo at 77 Route de Vienne has local photography classes, thematic photo workshops for beginners and professionals, nature, street, and portrait courses as well as black and white masterclasses.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Lyon
These stores are great options when you want to buy a new camera, rent one, or get repair work done:
Camara Lyon 01 sells cameras, accessories, and equipment from well known brands like Canon, Sony, Fujifilm, Nikon, Panasonic, Sigma, and much more while also offerring photo and video development. You can choose from a range of top quality new and used cameras in Lyon from major brands along with Canon L series, zoom, and tilt shift lenses in addition to fast primes and telephotos at ES Photo.
Best Places For Selfies
There are plenty of places to take beautiful selfies in your area and some of our favorite would be:
- Mur des Canuts at 36 Boulevard des Canuts
- Jardin des Curiosités at 8 Place de l’Abbé Larue
- Lyon Cathedral at Place Saint-Jean
- Saint George Church of Lyon at Quai Fulchiron
- Parc de la Tête d’Or
Jardin des Curiosités measures up to 6,000 square meters and is also known as Montreal garden, Abbé LaRue belvedere, Montreal community garden, and Belvedere garden. Whatever you want to call it you will definitely find some of the best places to take selfies near you there.
The Parc de la Tête has an area of approximately 117 hectares and features the Jardin Botanique de Lyon, statues, lakes, fountains, trees, and rose gardens.
Lyon Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church with a 14th century astronomical clock, stained glasses, and treasury museum that was established in 1180 on the ruins of a 6th century church. You can find several windows and two cylindrical towers overlooking the Saône at Saint George Church to take beautiful local pictures at.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
The newest cell phones have some incredible high megapixel cameras on them these days and these stores should have what you need:
- Lion Phone at 8 Cours Gambetta
- Phon’Ethik at 138 Cours Lafayette
- Mobile Hut at 8 Cours Gambetta
- Pickly Lyon 1 Réparation at 10 Rue Paul Chenavard
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.
Buy security cameras or get the services that go along with them by contacting:
Some 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.
You may also want to check out our posts on:
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Marseille
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Geneva
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Zurich
- Where To Buy Cameras & Accessories in Paris
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 Lyon.