If you are trying to learn about where you can buy cameras and take photos in Paris has come to the right place. Those topics are just the beginning as we have plenty of other related things to get into as the post moves forward.
There probably isn’t a better way for us to begin than with the best local photographers for those who need wedding pictures, graduation pictures, or who just want to capture memories at any special event. Then you can read about photo printing shops where you should be able to develop and print passport photos, brochures, marketing materials or anything and we will discuss photography studios in your area too.
Some reading this might be interested in taking photography classes or maybe you just want to know about places to buy cameras and some repair shops which should sell all the new lenses, cleaning supplies, covers, stands, or other equipment and accessories you might desire.
Places to take beautiful selfies near you will get a shout out before other loosely related subjects like camera phones and security cameras. We will do our best put the right shops in the right lists but since many of these topics are quite correlated some crossover between the lists should be expected.
Be sure to check out the map at the end which can help you figure out where all the Paris camera and photo places we list are located. To read more posts on cities around this part of the world check out that link.
You can find a photographer in Paris for a wedding, graduation, or other special event by contacting:
- The Paris Photographer
- Pierre Torset
- Claire Morris Photography
- The Parisian Photographer
- Kiss Me in Paris
- Catherine O’Hara Photography
- Katie Donnelly Photography
The Paris Photographer has been specializing in marriage proposals, family, engagement, wedding, pre wedding, lifestyle, and quinceanera couple’s photos since 2013.
Pierre Torset has been offering photo shoots near you for couples, families, and solo travelers as well as elopements, small intimate weddings, and full day wedding coverage since 2012 and has been featured on numerous blogs.
Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides, Vogue, In Style, Style Me Pretty, and many more blogs have featured Claire Morris’ works.
Paris Photographer began in 2013 and has been featured on numerous websites while specializing in engagements, weddings, honeymoons, and anniversaries as well as birthdays and other fun events.
To print the selfies off your phone or get any kind of a photo printed, developed, or processed visit:
- Picto at 53 bis Rue de la Roquette
- Nation Photo at 39 Rue des Lombards
- Arka Photographic Laboratory at 52 Rue Notre Dame des Champs
- Lisphoto at 10 Rue des Petits Carreaux
- Negative at 100 & 106 Rue La Fayette
- Parisgraphie at 77 Blvd Voltaire
You should be able to get quality photo printing near you 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
If you really want to take the perfect picture consider having the shoot at a photography studio near you:
- Shapes Studio at 92 Rue René Boulanger
- Studio LB at Center Commercial Square Dunois
- New Paris Studio at 38 Rue Charlot
- Neil Snape at 24 Rue Modigliani
- Studio Délos at 76 Rue Saint Maur
Shapes Studio is a fully equipped local photo and video studio with a 160 square meter space and a ceiling height of 4m that is available for anyone doing a photo session or video shoot.
New Paris Studio can be rented by the hour or by the day. Studio Delos’ Set A measures 100 square meters while Set B measures 180 square meters.
Here is a list of photography schools and people who give private lessons on how to take beautiful pictures in your area:
- The Photo Academy at 19 Quai de la Seine
- Speos Paris at 8 Rue Jules Vallès
- Photoprof at 128 Rue la Boétie
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Paris
A decade ago this list would have been a lot longer but you can still buy cameras in Paris or possibly rent them and get them repaired at:
- Circus Photo Video at 9 Blvd des Filles du Calvaire
- Les Victor at 5 Passage Piver
- Atelier Images Services at 79 Blvd Beaumarchais
- Objective at 6 Rue la Boétie
- Photo Denfert at 6 Rue Victor Schoelcher
Cirque is known as one of the best photo and video specialists in your area for all types of shooting equipment from major brands such as Canon, Fujifilm, Leica, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Samyang, Sigma, Sony, Tamron, Voigtlander, Zeiss, and many more manufacturers.
Hasselbad and Profoto products as well as used camera bodies, lenses, digital backs, and accessories are sold at Les Victor. Atelier Images Services offers new and used products and repairs all brands of digital and film equipment including Nikon, Canon, Panasonic, and Sony.
Objective is a local camera store specializing in Canon, Fujifilm, Leica, and Nikon brands that can also develop film and digital photos as well as passports, identity cards, and visas and even offers after sales service.
Some of the best products from popular brands including Nikon, Canon, Olympus, and Panasonic Pro Dealer ranging from the compact Sony RX100 M7 to the Reflex 5D MarkIV are available at Photo Denfert.
Best Places For Selfies
Some of the best local places to take selfies would be:
- Eiffel Tower
- Trocadéro Gardens
- Luxembourg Gardens
- Triumphal Arch
- Champ de Mars Park
- Tuileries Garden
The Eiffel Tower is one of the world’s most famous places to take pictures and it was built in the late 1800’s as the centerpiece of the 1889 World’s Fair. It has become a global cultural icon of France and one of the world’s most recognizable structures with millions of visitors annualy.
Trocadéro Gardens offers free rides in the open air 24 hours a day seven days a week and features a large lawn, median strip, the famous Warsaw fountain which is great for local selfies, and a large pool with 20 powerful water cannons at the top. Additionally a light show illuminates the statues with bulls’ heads and golden horses during nighttime.
The Jardin du Luxembourg is known for its lawns, tree lined promenades, tennis courts, model sailboats on its octagonal Grand Bassin, and the picturesque Medici Fountain. You can visit the garden from 7:30am or between 4:45pm and 9:45pm depending on the month.
The Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile is one of the best places to take pictures in your area and it was built to commemorate those who fought and died during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars by inscribing the names of all French victories and generals on its inner and outer surfaces.
The Champ de Mars is a large public greenspace that was named in honor of the Roman god of war which alludes to the fact that the French military used the lawns as drill and marching grounds in the past. The park is open 24 hours a day seven days a week.
Many people love to meet, stroll, celebrate, and take selfies at the Tuileries Garden. The park was created in 1564 and became open to the public in 1667 after the French Revolution. Every year it hosts a portion of Paris Fashion Week bringing celebrities, models, and fashion enthusiasts together.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
These days the cameras on the newest phones should have very high megapixels and if you want to buy a new one head to:
- SOS Phone at 46 Rue D’Avron
- Street Phone at 2 Rue Lecourbe
- Phoenix Phone International at 12 Rue de Reuilly
- Bigophone at 18 Rue de Wattignies
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.
You can either buy security cameras or have your home or business looked over by contacting:
- Camera Video Surveillance at 4 Rue Gervex
- Alarme Camera at 3 Rue Poirier de Narçay
- Camshop at 134 Rue de Tocqueville
- SecurVision at 19 Rue Tagore
- AcetProtection at 28 Rue Paul Barruel
- Soscamera at 34 Rue de Turbigo
- Bascom at 27-29 Rue de Bassano
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.
You can also read more of our posts on:
- Photography Studios & Schools in London
- Photography Studios & Schools in Geneva
- Photography Studios & Schools in Brussels
- Photography Studios & Schools in Madrid
Enjoy Taking Photos With Your New Camera
We hope that we did a decent job of covering the camera and photo scene near you. Whether you were hoping to learn about where to buy cameras, get them repaired, photographers for hire, printing, developing, studios, classes, places to take selfies, camera phones or security you read about it all.
If you read all the way to the end you might just know a little something about this local scene yourself. If that is the case please use the comments to tell us if we got anything wrong or to share your own tips.
Either way we hope you enjoy buying cameras and taking photos in Paris.