In this post we will be discussing everything we know about where you can buy cameras and take photos in Modesto and Stockton. Those topics are just the beginning as we have plenty of other related things to get into as the post moves forward.
With that said it does only seem logical for us to start with the best places to buy cameras and repair shops near you. They are probably why most of you are here and they should have all the equipment and accessories you could need be it new lenses, cleaning supplies, covers, stands, or something else.
After that it will be time to move on to local photographers for those who need wedding pictures, graduation pictures, or who just want to capture memories at any special event. Following that we will mention where go for photo printing like passport photos or selfies and then it will be time to discuss photography studio rentals.
Some of our readers might be interested in taking photography classes, and we will also mention plenty of places to take beautiful selfies near you. Other loosely related subjects like camera phones and security cameras will wrap us up.
We will definitely try to put the right shops in the right lists but since some of our topics are very correlated you can expect there to be some crossover between the lists. Be sure to check out the map at the end which can help you figure out where all the Modesto and Stockton camera and photo places we list are located.
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There is no better way to remember a wedding, graduation, or other special event then to have a great local photographer near you capture the scene:
- Dawn Kelly Photography
- Aly Incardona Photography
- Will Khoury Photography
- Allie Borba Photography
- Lee Photography
- Family Photography
- Precious Depictions Photography
- Caroline Photography
Dawn Kelly provides professional wedding, engagement, and boudoir photography services in your area. Will Khoury takes quality images of local weddings and elopements. Wedding, maternity, senior, and lifestyle photo sessions are all available at Allie Borba.
Maternity, newborns, boudoir, cake smash, families, and senior portraiture are all available at Precious Depictions. Caroline has been in business since 1980 delivering quality services in portrait and business photography.
You can get all kinds of photos printed, even passport photos, at places like:
- Gowans Printing Company at 1310 H St
- Print Time at 1225 H St
- Copy King Printers at 1501 K St
- Wholesale Printing at 1501 K St
- Central Valley Printing at 802 14th St ste j
- Impression Art Signs at 696 Crows Landing Rd #1
- Dawn Printing at 1706 Evergreen Ave
- Tokay Press at 948 W Fremont St, Stockton
- Minuteman Press at 7305 Pacific Ave, Stockton
- Ace Litho Printing at 6132 Pacific Ave, Stockton
- Ulmer Photo at 182 W Adams St, Stockton
You should be able to get quality local photo printing from any on that list. Whether you need color or black and white images they can probably print them on just about anything.
Every day they are printing thousands of brochures, pamphlets, books, wall graphics, posters, passport photos, digital prints, real estate advertisements, and all kinds of marketing materials so they can probably help you too. They should also be able to assist with scanning, restorations, enlargements, processing, digital repairs, and more.
If you have any unique photo printing or developing needs we recommend that you browse those links and find a place that offers exactly what you’re looking for.
Studios For Rent
Rent photography studio space at one of these spots when you have a serious project to take care of:
- The Best Days of Your Life Photography at 400 12th St #15
- Unveiled Boudoir Studio at 121 Olive Ave
- Fritz Chin Photography at 2014 Pacific Ave, Stockton
- Tex Mex Photo at 2545 N El Dorado St, Stockton
Fritz Chin offers a local photography studio with a large lobby and a gallery where clients may see their pictures projected on a giant screen.
Tex Mex Photos rents out a studio for photo sessions in your area of families, headshots, graduations, portraits, weddings, and corporate events.
We will be back soon with a list of the best photography classes near you.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Modesto & Stockton
When you want to buy a new camera or get an old one repaired you should visit:
Nielsen offers repair services for DSLR’s, medium format cameras, and accessories including lenses and flashes. Damaged photographic equipment and items are also repaired near you at Repair All.
Best Places For Selfies
Here is a list of great places to take beautiful selfies in your area:
- Oak Grove Regional Park
- East La Loma Park
- Haggin Museum
- Victory Park
- Japanese Garden in Micke Grove Park
Oak Grove is a 180 acre park in a picturesque oak forest environment that is a popular spot for taking lovely outdoor photos.
Haggin Museum first opened in 1931 exhibiting French and American art collections from the late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries and is a great place to take pictures near you.
Victory Park offers many outdoor photo opportunities. Japanese Garden provides a lovely backdrop for capturing outdoor selfies in your area showcasing its flowering cherry trees, lanterns, and koi fish pond.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
The newest cell phones have some really nice cameras these days and you can check them out at:
- AT&T Store at 2207 Claribel Rd #C
- KC Wireless at 1022 McHenry Ave
- T-Mobile at 3848 McHenry Ave #305
- Cellular Solutions at 1311 W Roseburg Ave
- Zoomlock Wireless at 2324 Grand Canal Blvd #5, Stockton
- Verizon at 5350 Pacific Ave #J2, Stockton
- Metro by T-Mobile at 149 S Wilson Way, Stockton
The highest megapixel camera phones with bluetooth, cheaper budget options, and everything in between can be purchased at any of the above.
Some of these places sell security cameras while others will provide the services that go along with them:
- ADT Security Services at 2937 Veneman Ave #C175
- Alarmco of Modesto at 1223 7th St
- Valley Security Products at 3800 McHenry Ave
- Gadget Exchange at 3800 McHenry Ave #B
- Brothers Security at 612 West Lodi Ave #101 #57, Stockton
- Delta Protective Services at 141 E, Stockton
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.
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Enjoy Taking Photos With Your New Camera
Hopefully 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, studios, classes, places to take selfies, camera phones or security.
If you stuck around this long you probably have a good grasp on the local scene yourself. 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 Modesto and Stockton.