You will all hopefully learn at least a little something about where to buy cameras and take photos in Moscow over the next few minutes. Everything we could think to include on the topic at hand will be covered in full detail.
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 Moscow camera and photo places we list are located. This region of the world is one that we have written many other guides for in the past for those that are interested.
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:
Vadim Ratobylsky is a local wedding photographer focusing on stylish photos with natural tones and candid emotions. Fine quality professional photos are Yaroslav Miroshnik’s specialties.
To get any kinds of photos printed, processed, or developed head to:
- Super Photo at Pyzhevskiy Pereulok, 4
- Photo Lab at Ulitsa Rozhdestvenka, 11
- Wonder Photo at Polkovaya Ulitsa, 3, #2
- Digital-Printing at Tverskaya st., 27с1
- Fan Printing Center at Novinskiy Bul’var, 15
- Net Print at Kotlyakovskaya Ulitsa, 3
You should be able to get quality photo printing in your area 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 Better Pictures
Book some time at a photography studio in your area if you have serious matters to attend to:
- Royal Studio at Malaya Ordynka Ulitsa, 14
- Famous at 7-9, Bol’shaya Tatarskaya Ulitsa, 35
- Apollo Studios at 1-Ya Yamskaya Ulitsa, 8
- Photo Studio Wonderland at Otkrytoye Shosse, 22
- Lion Studios at Elektrozavodskaya Ulitsa, 21
- Blank Studios at Malaya Semenovskaya Ulitsa, 5 #1
- Cross & Studio at Pravdy Ulitsa, 24
- Sunlight Studio at Denis’yevskiy Proyezd, 11
- Higher School of Photography at Shchipok St 28
- White Photo School at Podkolokolny Ln 16 P3
- BestNewArt at Papernika St 4
Royal is a luxurious photo studio near you that is open from 9am to 10pm daily featuring bright halls with large windows and lovely rooms. Famous is a high end studio rental that you can use 24 hours a day seven days a week.
Apollo Studios has 4 air conditioned filming rooms, lighting equipment, cycloramas, high ceilings, large windows, and other stylish rooms. Photography equipment rentals, lighting, and shooting are provided at Photo Studio Wonderland every day from 10am to 11pm.
Lion is a professional photography rental studio in Moscow featuring exclusive designer interiors, premium furniture, and some of the most up to date profoto D2 equipment as well as excellent lighting from 9am to 9pm daily.
Two white rental rooms with large windows, professional profoto equipment, and everything needed for catalog and private minimalist shoots as well as look books are available at Blank Studios all throughout the week.
Cross and Studio has everything you need for professional photo and video shoots including modern shooting and lighting equipment, various props, spacious halls, unique scenery, and much more every day from 10am to 10pm.
Sunlight Studio is the one of the capital’s leading studio centers offering first rate interior and image shooting 24 hours a day seven days a week.
Get better by taking classes at a Moscow photography school or find an instructor who gives private lessons by contacting:
- White Photo School at Rochdelskaya St, D15
- Best New Art at st. Papernika, D4
- Shkola Wood at Elektrozavodskaya Ulitsa, 21
- Higher School of Photography at Ulitsa Shchipok, 28
White Photo School is open every day from 10am to 8pm. Best New Art has local photography classes up and running for children aged 7 years old and above as well as adults from 9am to 9pm daily.
A comprehensive curriculum focusing on theory, practice, and freedom of self expression are provided seven days a week from 10am to 9pm at Shkola Wood.
Higher School of Photography provides training and workshops for adults and children whether beginners or experts.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Moscow
Visit one of these stores when you want to buy a new camera, rent one, or get repair work done:
- Nikon at Novinskiy Bul’var, 31
- Kutuzov Photo at Kutuzov Ave, 27
- Leica Camera at Red Square, 3
Nikon sells some of the most comprehensive and up to date lines of photography equipment in your area including optical devices, sports optics, and a variety of accessories and souvenirs every day from 10am to 8pm.
Since 1999 Kutuzov has been selling and buying professional photography equipment from Hasselblad, Leica, and Fujifilm and you can visit them from 11am to 8pm Monday through Saturday.
Leica manufactures and sells first rate photography equipment and optics near you using cutting edge technology.
Best Places For Selfies
Here is a list of great places to take beautiful selfies in your area:
- The Moscow Kremlin
- Sparrow Hills
- Izmailovo Kremlin
The Moscow Kremlin is one of the most famous buildings in the world and it consists of 5 palaces, 4 cathedrals, and an enclosing wall that is topped with towers which you can visit to take some of the best selfies near you from 9am to 5pm daily. Tours and events are held at Kolomenskoye every day from 9am to 8pm where they also feature an open air museum with architectural designs from various eras.
You can visit the Sparrow Hills and ride the cable car to take beautiful local pictures of the city skyline, the Moskva River, the Olympic Stadium, and more. Izmailovo Kremlin has interesting, colorful, and unique museums with an amazing atmosphere.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
The newest cell phones have some really nice high megapixel cameras these days and these stores should have what you need:
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 near you or get the services that go along with them at:
If you want to add security cameras to your property contact one of the above.
Some of you might also want to check out our posts on:
- Saint Petersburg Camera Repair Shops
- Minsk Camera Repair Shops
- Kiev Camera Repair Shops
- Warsaw Camera Repair Shops
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 Moscow.