Everyone that is hoping to learn about where you can buy cameras and take photos in Saint Petersburg, Russia 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 Saint Petersburg camera and photo places we list are located. To read more posts on cities around this part of the world check out that link.
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:
- Virtual’nyye Tury at Ulitsa Vosstaniya, 3
- Photographer Sergey Matyunin at Rizhskaya, 5k1
- Alex Usovich Wedding Photographer at Mokhovaya Ulitsa, 39, 22
- The PhotoDepartment at Grazhdanskaya Ulitsa, 13-15
- Studio Photoshoot at Varshavskaya Ulitsa, 20
Virtual’nyye Tury specializes in taking great photos for real estate, air panoramas, restaurants and banquet halls, cafe and bars, stores, beauty salons, massage studios, medical facilities, coworking spaces, hotels, children’s centers, leisure bases, and interior shootings.
Photographer Sergey Matyunin offer photos for a resume, business portraits, walking photo shoots, wedding and family shooting, photo shoots in the studio, and more.
Alex Usovich is a local wedding photographer that also excels at engagement and couples shoots.
The PhotoDepartment is engaged in projects that help to explore, understand, make and view contemporary photography in the context of art and media. They are interested in working with media, festivals, brands, and art institutions.
Studio Photoshoot is happy to take pictures in any city for professional shoots in any style and genre. They can shoot in any studio, outdoors, indoors, as well as in public places and their main advantages are that they do professional photo retouching for free in the shortest possible time.
You can get all kinds of photos printed near you at places like:
- Printing Center at Ulitsa Tipanova, 25 k. 1
- Foto-One Lab at Bolshaya Monetnaya St, 16
- Foqus at Lane Sergei Tyulenin, 4
- Maksilab at Malaya Sadovaya St, 3
- D-76 at Rubinstein St, д.23, Of.71
- Momentografiya at Grazhdanskaya Ulitsa, H #13-15
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 at one of these spots if you have serious matters to attend to:
- Photo Studio Portal at Atamanskaya St, 4
- Photographer Sergey Matyunin
- Studio 18/39 at Kuznechny Lane, 6
- Di Studio at Fontanka River Embankment, 78
- Bedford Studio at Kirochnaya St, 24
Individual, pairs, family, children, and business photoshoots are all available at Photo Sudio Portal as well as nude shoots. Bedford Studio rents out a studio with services such as color correction and individual photoshoots near you with make-up artist services available for an additional fee.
Sergey Matyunin is a local photographer who specializes in corporate portraits, studio photo sessions, weddings, and nude photoshoots. Studio 18/39 in Kuznechnyy Pereulok rents out technical studios by the hour with Elinchrom pulsed light.
Get better by taking classes at a photography school in your area or private lessons by contacting:
Grazhdanskaya Ulitsa’s Foto Departament provides online education focusing on visual culture, artistic thinking, and the relationship between art and the world. Classes on hair return, easy retouch, returning techniques, and object photography are offered at Foto Faq Skool.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Saint Petersburg
Visit one of these stores when you want to buy a new camera or get an old one repaired:
Waterproof, baby, compact, mirrored, film, SLR, instant, and digital cameras from CPS, Sony, Olympus, Fujifilm, and Tamron are available at Yarkiy Fotomarket. They provide repair services as well as spare part replacements.
Zuma carries Pentax and Ricoh camcorders in addition to mirrored, compact, action, panoramic, and digital cameras. Lite Foto is a good place to buy DJI, Ryzetech, Sony, Fujifilm, Blackmagic Design, and ZCAM digital cameras, camcorders, pocket cameras, and quadrocopters.
Best Places For Selfies
Here is a list of great places to take beautiful selfies in your area:
- Summer Garden at Embankment of the Swan Canal
- Peterhof at Razvodnaya St, 2
- Peter & Paul Fortress
- Erarta at 29 Vasilyevsky Island Line, 2
The Summer Garden is located on an island between the Neva, Fontanka, Moika, and Swan Canals and shares its name with the adjacent Peter the Great Summer Palace. The garden is now a section of the Russian Museum which is a national art treasury and offers many great selfie opportunities.
The Peterhof Palace is a complex of palaces and gardens. A big greenhouse may be seen in the Lower Gardens, and Nicholas I’s palace can be found in Alexandrine Park. The Upper Gardens have a lot of fountains spread out over seven large ponds with sculptures adorning a number of the fountains for great photo opportunities in your area.
The Peter and Paul Fortress was the first citadel in town and the stronghold is home to several famous structures including the Peter and Paul Cathedral which features a 122.5 m belltower and a gilded angel-topped dome.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
The newest cell phones have some really nice cameras these days and you can pick one up at:
- Piter GSM at 2-Ya Sovetskaya St, 7
- Telefon Plus at Uprising Street, 14
- Advanced Technology at Zagorodnyy Prospekt 30/2
- Tsentr Svyazi at Kirochnaya St, 18
- Mobishop at Moscow Ave, 2/6 1 Entrance
- Layt-Mobayl at Rubinstein St, 33
- Yabloki at 5-Ya Krasnoarmeyskaya St, 4
- Next Store at Shcherbakov Lane, 12
The highest megapixel camera phones with bluetooth, cheaper budget options, and everything in between can be purchased from Karkam at Cosmonaut Ave.
You can also read more of our posts on:
- Spots To Take Selfies in Moscow
- Spots To Take Selfies in Helsinki
- Spots To Take Selfies in Minsk
- Spots To Take Selfies in Kiev
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 Saint Petersburg, Russia.