Thanks for checking out this deep dive into where you can buy cameras and take photos in Orlando. We will also do our best 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 Orlando camera and photo places we list can be found. And you are all welcome to look through more of our posts on the Southeast at that link if interested.
Commemorate a wedding, graduation, or other special event by hiring a great photographer near you to capture the scene:
- Anna So Photography
- Corner House Photography
- Misty Miotto Photography
- Amalie Orrange Photography
- Hughes Fioretti Photography
- Steven Miller Photography
- Nova Imagery
Anna So’s style has been a fusion of wedding photojournalism, fine art, and fashion photography that she has been perfecting for over 15 years and she was even voted as one of the top photographers by Orlando Magazine’s Annual Best Of Wedding and recognized by The Knot and Wedding Wire.
Corner House owner Samantha was voted as one of the top three Central Florida wedding photographers specializing in contemporary and portrait photography and has been featured on The Knot and Wedding Wire in the last few years.
Misty Miotto has achieved numerous awards including Best Photographer in Central Florida by Wesh 2 A-List, Best of Weddings Hall of Fame in 2015 by The Knot, and Wedding Wire Couples Choice Awards every year since 2011. Her works have been published around the globe which can be found in magazines and popular wedding blogs.
Wedding Wire and other blogs have also been featuring the works of Amalie Orrange for the past decade. Hughes Fioretti Photography is a commercial portrait studio specializing in headshots for actors and executives, modeling portfolios, and events since 2008.
Steven Mille has been focusing on both international and local weddings, engagement sessions, corporate and sporting events, professional headshots, family sessions, and modeling for nearly 10 years. He has been featured on The Knot, Wedding Wire, I Said Yes, Orange Blossom Bride, WeddingVenueMap, and Central Florida Wedding Association.
For nearly 10 years Nova Imagery has been taking authentic, editorial, and intentional contemporary wedding photos near you which have been featured on The Knot, Wedding Wire, and numerous blogs.
You can get all varieties of photos printed, processed, or developed when you visit:
- Xerographic Digital Printing at 1948 33rd St
- Ambrose the Printer at 1427 S Bumby Ave
- 407 Printing at 8243 Narcoossee Park Dr FL #416
- Printing USA at 4732 S Orange Blossom Trl
- DPS at 5876 Precision Dr
- PVaz Studios at 2315 Lynx Ln #9
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:
- Orlando Photography Studio at 2601 E Jefferson St
- 1 Shoot Studio at 3410 S Orange Blossom Trl
- KDS One Studios at 3601 Vineland Rd #10
- Dynasty Photo Studio at 3580 Aloma Ave #2
Orlando Photography Studio is a 1,750 square foot space with a 20′ by 12′ corner cyclorama, 20 foot wood wall, white washed brick wall, sheet metal, and a daylight area that is great for taking pictures, shooting a music video, hosting a podcast, and other creative needs.
Over 3,000 square feet of creative space for parties, photoshoots, bridal or baby showers, afternoon tea parties, and other events with multiple built in sets, vinyl backdrops, cyclorama walls, shower sets, and much more are available at 1 Shoot Studio.
KDS is a full service recording studio offering a variety of services such as production space rental, recording, photography, and video production near you as well as a 6,000 square foot soundstage with an open floor plan.
Dynasty Photo Studio offers 600 square feet of private space for local photographers, videographers, makeup artists, and other creatives to work on their projects as well as services like headshots, maternity, family, portrait, event, and wedding photography.
Portrait, family, pet, children, product, and still life photography are available at PVaz Studios.
Level up your skills by taking classes at a Orlando photography school or find an instructor who gives private lessons by contacting:
- Live Wonderful Photography at 1908 E Jefferson St
- Crealde School of Art at 600 St Andrews Blvd
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Orlando
These stores are great options when you want to buy a new camera, rent one, or get repair work done:
- Kiwi Camera Service at 542 Virginia Dr
- Colonial Photo & Hobby at 634 N Mills Ave
Kiwi is a full service camera store and repair shop in your area providing a range of new and used digital and film cameras, lenses, photography equipment, film, paper, and accessories.
Colonial Photo and Hobby is one of the go to spots for everything related to local photography that buys, sells, and trades equipment and offers services like repair, cleaning, printing, photo restoration, and passport and ID photos.
Best Places For Selfies
There are plenty of places to take beautiful selfies in your area and some of our favorite would be:
- Dickson Azalea Park at 100 Rosearden Dr
- Lake Eola Park at 512 E Washington St
- Harry P Leu Gardens at 1920 N Forest Ave
- Harbor Park at 4990 New Broad St
- Shingle Creek Regional Park at 4266 W Vine St, Kissimmee
Of course there are some theme parks that could go in this list, but we assume you already know that so are focusing on other interesting places to take selfies near you. You can find shady trees, picturesque landscapes, beautiful birds, and flowing water at Dickson Azalea.
Lake Eola Park features a fountain that transforms into a light show after dark which is great for local pictures and it also hosts many community events and performances throughout the year.
The Harry P Leu Gardens is a semi tropical garden with nearly 50 acres of landscaped grounds and lakes shaded by 200 year old oaks and camellia forests. A 15 acre section of the park is designated as Mizell-Leu House Historic District that is accessible to the general public and one of the best spots to take pictures in Orlando.
Harbor Park has a scenic waterfront with sidewalks, boardwalks, and multiple benches for exploring nature and watching sunsets as well as a lakefront with grassy areas and a pier.
Many people have been taking canoe and kayak trips at Shingle Creek Regional Park which is also a great spot to bike, canoe, kayak, paddleboard, and of course snap some selfies.
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:
- iFixNSell at 4938 W Colonial Dr
- T-Mobile at 4200 Conroy Rd #H200
- Cell 4 Less Repair at 776 S Tampa Ave C
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.
Buy security cameras or get the services that go along with them by contacting:
- HD Cameras USA at 2750 Taylor Ave #A-7
- Orlando Security Camera Installation at 2488 Citrus Club Ln
- Safe Cam at 2231 W Fairbanks Ave
- ADT Security Services at 6830 Shadowridge Dr
- Third Eye Vision at 2553 Corbyton Ct
- Eliom GSP at 994 E Osceola Pkwy #2, Kissimmee
- ServiTec Orlando Security System at 108 Zolfo Springs Ct, Kissimmee
Some of those will be good stores to buy security cameras near you while others will take the next step and monitor what is going on.
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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 Orlando.