Hello folks! Today we will all be going on a deep dive into where you can buy cameras and take photos in Nashville. 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 Nashville camera and photo places we list can be found. And you are all welcome to look through more of our posts on the region at this link if interested.
Commemorate a wedding, graduation, or other special event by hiring a great photographer near you to capture the scene:
- Justin Wright Photography
- Cody & Allison Photography
- Doerman Photography
- Nashville Photography Group
- Matt Andrews Photography
- Lane Photography
Justin Wright, Cody & Allison, and Lane Photography are great at taking pictures for local weddings, engagements, and elopements. Doerman Photography excels at boudoir shoots, bridal sessions, weddings, and engagements.
Nashville Photography Group has won the “Best of Weddings” award from The Knot website six years in a row and continues to creatively take wedding pictures. Fashion, wedding, commercial, and editorial portraits and film are delivered by Matt Andrews.
You can get all kinds of photos printed, even passport photos or selfies, at places like:
- Chromatics at 625 Fogg St
- Safelight Imaging at 4320 Kenilwood Dr #105
Each of the above is a good choice 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
Rent photography studio space at one of these spots when you have a serious project to take care of:
- Storefront Studios at 1015 W Kirkland Ave #203
- White Avenue Studio at 2517 White Ave
- Maxim Photo Studio at 438 Becanni Ln
- Judith Hill Photography at 1310 Clinton St #223
- Watson Studios
- Rachel Moore Photography
White Avenue rents out a facility that is ideal for photo shoots and filming in your area as well as a gorgeous and versatile location for private events such as record launches, weddings, and corporate festivities. Judith Hill offers a minimalist studio with beautiful hardwood floors, exposed bricks, enormous industrial windows, and a lot of natural lighting that can accommodate a wide range of photo styles including glamour, contemporary, personal branding, music, commercial, fashion, and boudoir.
Nashville Community Darkroom at 625 Hart Ln aims to teach about film photography and its classic processes as a form of art, expression, educational growth, and community engagement.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Nashville
When you want to buy a new camera or get an old one repaired you should visit:
- Lensrentals at 214 Ward Cir #900
- Forest Camera Repair at 135 Forest Retreat Rd
Lensrentals sells and rents out Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, Leica, and many other brands of cameras. If you need camera repairs near you Forest is a great option.
Best Places For Selfies
Here is a list of great places to take beautiful selfies in your area:
- Broadway & Downtown
- Centennial Park at 2500 West End Ave
- Percy Warner Park at 50 Vaughn Rd
- Walk of Fame Park at 121 4th Ave S
- Cheekwood at 1200 Forrest Park Dr
Historic monuments, an arts activity center, a sunken garden, sand volleyball courts, a dog park, and an exercise track and many great places to take selfies near you are all found at Centennial Park. Edwin and Percy Warner Parks span over 3,100 acres of forest and grassland and are also an excellent place to take outdoor pictures in Nashville.
Walk of Fame is another beautiful place to visit for capturing images that showcase a landmark tribute to those from all genres of music who have made a significant contribution to the industry. An art gallery and a 55 acre botanical garden ideal for lovely backdrops are featured at Cheekwood.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
The newest cell phones have some really nice cameras these days and you can check them out at:
- T-Mobile at 1009 Murfreesboro Pike #101
- AT&T Store at 433 Opry Mills Dr
- Tennessee Wireless at 2828 Gallatin Pike
- Boost Mobile at 5741 Nolensville Pike
Whether you are searching for the highest megapixel camera phones with bluetooth or just need budget quality pictures the above stores will have what you need.
Some of these places sell security cameras while others will provide the services that go along with them:
- NCA Alarms at 3304 Charlotte Ave
- Security Camera Installation
- CSS Alarms at 6949 Charlotte Pike #105
- Unlimited Security at 2816 Dogwood Pl
- ACT Security at 511 Fairground Ct
- ADS Security at 3001 Armory Dr #100
- Alpha Security Systems at 424 Church St #2000
If you want to add security cameras to your property contact one of the above.
By the way we have also written about:
- Best Photographers in Knoxville
- Best Photographers in Chattanooga
- Best Photographers in Memphis
- Best Photographers in Atlanta
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 Nashville.