Over the next few minutes you will hopefully learn at least a little something about where to buy cameras and take photos in Reno and Lake Tahoe. 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 map at the end of the post to help you figure out where all the Reno and Lake Tahoe 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:
- Got Photography
- Marcello Rostagni Photography
- Lemaire Photography
- Kate Stapleton Photography
- Blanca & Brandon Photography
- Shane Trotter Photography in Lake Tahoe
- Divided Line Photography in Lake Tahoe
- Indigo Photography in Lake Tahoe
- Chris Werner Photography in Lake Tahoe
- Lauren Lindley Photography in Lake Tahoe
Got Photography is an award-winning and published photographer who can take pictures for weddings, engagements, family, maternity, and more. Marcello Rostagni Photography is a great option for portraits, headshots, advertisements, cars, editorials, and events.
Blanca & Brandon Photography is a local engagement, wedding, senior portrait, and beautiful family photographer.
Shane Trotter Photography has wedding packages for every style and budget with anywhere from one to three photographers, on-site coverage of the wedding day, professionally edited photos, unlimited digital downloads, unlimited printing rights, and the option to print your best photos.
Everything from landscapes to real estate to portraits to events can have photos taken by Divided Line Photography.
Indigo Photography specializes in wedding, elopement, and lifestyle photography in Lake Tahoe.
For a modern photojournalistic wedding photographer contact Chris Werner.
Commercial, lifestyle marketing, branding, and special event photography is what Lauren Lindley does best.
To get any kinds of photos printed, processed, or developed head to:
- Pixels & Ink at 120 Thoma St #1
- Reno Print Store at 280 Greg St #5
- Redwood Printing at 854 Emerald Bay Rd E, Lake Tahoe
- The Real Graphic Source at 11025 Pioneer Tr #103, Lake Tahoe
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.
Redwood is a printing company in Lake Tahoe that makes standard copies, business cards, rack cards, and post cards.
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:
Magic Touch Photo Studio does family portraits, business portraits, passport photos, kids and school pictures near you as well as pet images. Senior and graduation photos, weddings, quinceaneras, private parties, special events, and commercial property photography are also available.
Here is a list of photography schools and people who give private lessons on how to take beautiful pictures in your area:
Beginners and professionals will learn how to shoot in manual and change settings as well as use appropriate filters at Aperture Academy. John Peltier also provides some of the top quality photography classes in your area.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Reno & Lake Tahoe
Visit one of these stores when you want to buy a new camera, rent one, or get repair work done:
- Action Camera at 5890 S Virginia St #3
- Rite Aid Photo at 1020 Al Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe
- Lake Tahoe Computers at 1169 Ski Run Blvd #1, Lake Tahoe
- Old Time Photo
Action Camera offers repairs needing parts or internal difficulties they can ship to a number of major camera repair facilities.
Best Places For Selfies
Here is a list of great places to take beautiful selfies in your area:
- Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
- Idlewild Park
- Galena Creek Regional Park
- SUP in Tahoe
- Monkey Rock at Incline Village
- Sand Harbor
- Tahoe East Shore Trail
- Chimney Beach
- Secret Cove
- Emerald Bay
- Ski Run Views
- Flume Trail
- Eagle Lake
- Dl Bliss State Park
- Vikingsholm Castle
- Mormon Station
- Van Sickle Bi-State Park
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is Washoe County’s largest and most active park covering 580 acres of groomed lawns, native pastures, wetland habitats, and desert sagebrush. In Idlewild Park’s one-acre Rose Garden there are 200 varieties of roses and around 1,750 roses.
June, July and late August are the best times to visit to take seflies because the entire rose garden is in bloom.
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:
- T-Mobile at 5423 Meadowood Mall Circle
- AT&T Store at 4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd #15B
- Verizon Authorized Retailer at 3640 Lake Tahoe Blvd #200
From the highest megapixel camera phones with the latest bluetooth technology to cheaper options for those on a budget you won’t have any problem finding what you need at T-Mobile.
You can either buy security cameras or get the services that go along with them at:
- ADT Security Services at 3690 Grant Dr #L
- Orbis Tech Services at 1215 Kleppe Ln
- Security Lock & Alarm at 2933 Lake Forest Rd
- The Security Handyman at 2400 Tampa St #101
- Mountain Alarm
- ZED Technical
- NuSystems, Inc
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:
- Las Vegas Photo Printing & Camera Repair
- Sacramento Photo Printing & Camera Repair
- San Francisco Photo Printing & Camera Repair
- Boise Photo Printing & Camera Repair
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 Reno and Lake Tahoe.