Over the next few minutes you will hopefully learn at least a little something about where to buy cameras and take photos in New Haven. You will also read about everything we could think to include on the topic at hand.
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 New Haven 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:
- Jennifer Higham Photography
- Cate Barry Photography
- Johnny Perez Photo & Video
- Ashley Abel Photography
- Victor’s Photos & Video
Jennifer Higham is great at taking photographs for local weddings, real estate, families, children, and seniors. Wedding, engagement, and couple portraits are offered by Cate Barry.
Portrait, architecture, and commercial photoshoots and filming are all available at Johnny Perez. Ashley Abel takes quality pictures of weddings, engagements, families, and children. Victor specializes in wedding and event photography and videography in your area.
You can get all kinds of photos printed, even passport photos or selfies at places like:
- Tyco Print at 262 Elm St
- Ross Imaging Center at 2460 Dixwell Ave
- Docuprintnow at 27 Whitney Ave
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 near you at one of these spots when you have a serious project to take care of:
- Studio Duda Photography at 173 Wooster St
- Pasquale Funaro Photography at 958 Dixwell Ave
- Little Life Studio at 1144 Townsend Ave
- Lotta Studio at 903-911 Whalley Ave
- King Vincent Storm Photography at 3 April St
- Karissa Van Tassel Photography at 319 Peck St
Paier College of Art at 20 Gorham Ave is accredited by the Connecticut Board of Governors of Higher Education and is authorized to provide associate and bachelor’s degrees in Fine Arts including photography.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In New Haven
When you want to buy a new camera or get an old one repaired you should visit:
- Milford Photo at 22 River St
- CPR Downtown at 55 Whitney Ave Unit C
Best Places For Selfies
Here is a list of great places to take beautiful selfies in your area:
- East Rock Park at 41 Cold Spring St
- Lighthouse Point Park at 2 Lighthouse Rd
- Fort Nathan Hale at 36 Woodward Ave
- Long Wharf Nature Preserve
- Pardee Rose Gardens
- East Shore Park at Woodward Ave & Tuttle St
East Rock Park has exhibits and information about its various flora and fauna with many great photo opportunities near you as well as different activities for all ages. Fort Nathan Hale is another beautiful site to take selfies in your area on its 20 historic acres that allow visitors through its pavilion, tourist center, and memorial flag court.
Gather New Haven is an ideal place for outdoor photoshoots that show the beauty of nature, people, gardens, preserves, rivers, and shorelines in all their glory. Magnificent displays of roses from early spring to mid fall that are perfect for wedding portraits are found at Pardee. East Shore Park has a playground, sports fields, and concrete walks and is also a good place to capture lovely images.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
The newest cell phones have some really nice cameras these days and you can check them out at:
- Apple New Haven at 65 Broadway
- AT&T Store at 1455 Whalley Ave
- Metro by T-Mobile at 185 Grand Ave
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:
- ATP Alarms at 1220 Sherman Ave
- Pro Tek Security at 110 Washington Ave
- Standard Security Systems at 20 East Ave
- Lynx Systems
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. By the way we have also written about:
- Bridgeport Camera Repair Shops
- Hartford Camera Repair Shops
- Providence Camera Repair Shops
- Boston Camera Repair Shops
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 New Haven.