In the next handful of minutes you will hopefully learn at least a little something about where to buy cameras and take photos in Rochester. 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 for the area at the end of the post to help you figure out where all the Rochester camera and photo places we list are located. This region of the country is one that we have written many other guides for in the past for those that are interested.
You can find a photographer for a wedding, graduation, or other special event in your area by contacting:
- Anastasia’s Photography at 892 N Landing Rd
- Fotoimpressions Wedding Photography at 1 Pleasant St
- Robin Fox Photography
- Brandi Toole Photography
Anastasia’s Photography and Robin Fox specialize in portraiture for families, children, weddings, engagements, and seniors. Fotoimpressions is obviously a good place to go for local wedding photography but they also excel at portraiture for lifestyles and engagements. Brandi Toole offers wedding and portrait photography services.
You can get all kinds of photos printed near you at places like:
- Cat Print at 4348 Culver Rd
- ROC Photographic Printing at 3259 S Winton Rd
- Lumiere Photo at 100 College 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
When your next project is ready consider renting photography studio space at:
Studio 180’s loft-style design and eccentric décor make it the ideal site for wedding receptions, parties, and events. Studio 50 Photographic is a full-service photography studio near you specializing in wedding, fashion, family, and sports photo shoots.
MS. Studio has been in business for over 25 years as a woman-owned portrait and boudoir photography studio. You may reserve the studio for a social event, book club, client meeting, ladies’ night, or picture shoot, among other things.
Get better by taking classes at a photography school in your area or private lessons by contacting:
- Robert Ditommaso Photography at 426 W
- Montanus Photography at 2402 W Ridge Rd
- Rochester Photography Learning Center at 18 S Main St #3
Commercial advertising, product photography, editorial, events, portraits, weddings, classes, and more are among the professional services offered by Neil Montanus and his son Jim to businesses and customers. Of course they are also a good place to takes photography classes near you or they wouldn’t be in this list.
Learn photography from the ground up, improve your present talents, or participate in one the Rochester Photography Learning Center’s workshops. They are committed to teaching the skills and providing the hands-on experience necessary for you to succeed in your photographic journey and keep class and workshop sizes small to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Rochester
We will be back soon with camera stores and repair shops.
Best Places For Selfies
Here is a list of great places to take beautiful selfies in your area:
- Seabreeze Amusement Park at 4600 Culver Rd
- Highland Park at 171 Reservoir Ave
- Seneca Park Zoo at 2222 Saint Paul St
- Highland Botanical Park & Lamberton Conservatory at 180 Reservoir Ave
- Cobbs Hill Park at Culver Rd & Norris Dr
- Ontario Beach Park at 4799 Lake Ave
- Durand Eastman Park at Lake Shore Blvd & Zoo Rd
- Maplewood Park & Rose Garden at Maplewood Dr & Seneca Pkwy
- Erie Canal Trail
Located between Lake Ontario and Irondequoit Bay Seabreeze Amusement Park has four roller coasters, thrill rides, live shows, a water park, and other rides and activities for adults and children. Highland Park is a lovely 150-acre park with a variety of entertaining activities, events, and attractions. In May Highland Park hosts the Lilac Festival which includes games, crafts, food, entertainment, and you can expect to find some amazing photo opportunities near you. The Lamberton Conservatory which has a lovely array of plants from all around the world is open all year.
Many of the plants at Lamberton Conservatory’s glass walls aren’t hardy enough to withstand Rochester’s temperate climate so a tropical floral arrangement may be found beneath the facility’s primary dome. Other climate-controlled chambers host exotic tropical, desert, and even carnivorous plants. The Conservatory’s fauna and seasonal floral displays are among the most popular attractions.
Cobb’s Hill Park is a 109-acre park that offers entertainment and beautiful paths with a walking trail at the park’s highest point providing one of the best views of the city. This park is a horticultural jewel at street level with a variety of lilacs and original tree plantings. Maplewood Park is one of two original parks designed by Frederick Law Olmsted to showcase the Genesee River. This park is a must-see because of its breathtaking beautiful vistas
Ontario Beach Park has everything you need for a beautiful summer day at the beach whether it’s a romantic stroll down its picturesque pier, a ride on the historic 1905 Dentzel Carousel, or a swim. Durand Eastman Park’s 5,000 feet of Lake Ontario coastline provide a peaceful summer environment while also providing a winter challenge for cross-country skiers. The park’s remarkable beauty is enhanced by its steep wooded slopes, valleys, stunning panoramas, small lakes, spring blossoming trees, and spectacular fall leaf hues so you will find many great places to take selfies in your area.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
You can buy new phones with high megapixel cameras at:
You can either buy security cameras or get the services that go along with them at:
- Doyle Security Systems at 792 Calkins Rd
- Max Video Systems at 1421 S Holt Rd
- Scan Tech Security at 21700 Northwestern Hwy
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.
Some of you might also want to check out our posts on:
- Photography Studios in Buffalo
- Photography Studios in Toronto
- Photography Studios in Syracuse
- Photography Studios in Albany
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 Rochester.