Over the next few minutes you will hopefully learn at least a little something about where to buy cameras and take photos in Prague. 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 an area map at the end of the post to help you figure out where all the Prague 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:
- Photographer Evgeniya Ovsyannikova
- Photographer Kurt Vinion
- Raifa Slota Photography
- Prague Photographers
- Family Photographer – Kemal
Wedding, romantic, portrait, and black and white photography are all services provided by Ovsyannikova. Raifa is a photographer who specializes in local weddings, portraits, and children’s photography.
In 2015 Localgrapher was established making it easy to book professional vacation photographers and videographers in more than 800 locations around the world. After four years in business their team has had numerous clients return and arrange additional sessions all across the world.
You can get all kinds of photos printed at places like:
- Cewe Fotolab at 50, Václavské nám. 800
- Copy General at Senovážné nám. 26
- Foto Nova at Lípová 471
- Ultralab & Syn at Vladislavova 2
- Foto Lab at Roztylská 2321
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 in your area at one of these spots if you have serious matters to attend to:
Jan Wasserbauer has more than 20 years of experience as a professional photographer with a portfolio including portraiture of men, women, couples, boudoir, fine art nudes, pin-up, beauty, fashion, products, mother and child, newborn, maternity, wedding photography, and family photos.
From teachers to translators to webmasters everyone at Foto Kurzy is a dedicated photographer who lives and breathes pictures. Their mission is to assist you in overcoming obstacles no matter how challenging they may be.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Prague
Visit one of these stores when you want to buy a new camera or get an old one repaired:
- Bé Photo at Janovského 964
- Centrum Foto Škoda at Vodičkova 37
- VK Photo at 18, Francouzská 174
- Fujifoto at 24, Hybernská 1009
- Megapixel at Komunardů 1584/42
- Olympus Obchod at Freyova 12
- Polagraph at Husinecká 14
Canon, Olympus, Nikon, Sigma, Nissin, Pentax, Ricoh, and Panasonic warranty and post-warranty support is provided by Fotoskoda as well as repairs for both mechanical and analog cameras. At VK Photo they sell digital SLR, mirrorless, digital compact, and film compact cameras near you.
Fujifoto’s outlets sell Fujifilm cameras. Megapixel cleans sensors for practically all types of SLR cameras as well as small cameras with interchangeable lenses and they are great at repairing Nikon, Canon, Sony, Panasonic, Olympus, Pentax, Samsung, and FujiFilm devices.
Olympus Obchod sells OM-D cameras, pen cameras, and compact cameras. Polagraph is a project aimed towards aficionados of both quick and traditional photography. They sell equipment, host exhibitions and courses, and take their own Polaroids and Instax pictures which they also loan out for free.
Best Places For Selfies
Here is a list of great places to take beautiful selfies in your area:
- Old Town Square at Staroměstské nám110 00 Josefov
- Prague Castle at Hradčany
- Staroměstská Radnice at Staroměstské nám. 1/3
- Prague Astronomical Clock at Staroměstské nám. 1
- Dancing House at Jiráskovo nám. 1981/6
- Petrin Tower at Petřínské sady 633
- Letna Park at 170 00 Prague 7
Old Town Square is the most prominent square in the city, has seen several historical occurrences, and is unarguably one of the best places to take photos near you. The Baroque church of St. Nicholas, the Rococo Kinsk Palace, the Gothic city palace House at the Stone Bell, and a colossal monument to Master Jan Hus are the major features of the plaza beside the Old Town Hall and the Church of the Mother of God.
The Prague Castle complex is situated on a hill above the Vltava river valley making it another amazing place to take selfies in your area. The Petrin Lookout Tower is one of the cities distinctive monuments and was created as part of the Jubilee Exhibition in 1891 as a free duplicate of the Eiffel Tower in Paris at a 1: 5 ratio. In clear weather you can take amazing photos of nearly all of Bohemia.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
The newest cell phones have some really nice cameras these days and you can pick one up at:
- Shop Mobile at Korunní 1186/47
- Samsung at Plzeňská 233/8 OC Nový Smíchov
- Bezva Mobily at Beranovych 687 Areal
- Mobileko at Spálená 88/13
- Celkom at Čerchovská 1557/11
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 get the services that go along with them at:
- Euro Alarm at Modřanská 80
- Axis Communications at Bucharova 1314/8
- Partizan Store Europe at Křesomyslova 384/17
Whether you want to buy and install security cameras yourself or need a company to monitor them for you one of the above can help you out.
Some of you might also want to check out our posts on:
- Camera Shops & Photo Schools in Berlin
- Camera Shops & Photo Schools in Vienna
- Camera Shops & Photo Schools in Budapest
- Camera Shops & Photo Schools in Warsaw
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, 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 photography 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 Prague.