Everyone that is trying to find out about where to buy cameras and take photos in Scranton 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 Scranton camera and photo places we list are located. To read more posts on cities around the Northeast check out that link.
You can find a local photographer for a wedding, graduation, or other special event by contacting:
- Target Media Productions
- Ryan Billings Photography
- A Touch Of Glass Photography
- Erik Christian Photography
Black and white, entertainment, event, parties and events, sports, and travel photographs are all provided by A Touch of Glass. Erik Christian Photography specializes in weddings and portraits as well as environmental portraiture, engagements, and ceremonies.
If you have any specific photo printing needs we suggest you message Scranton Printing Co at 1225 Penn Avenue and see if they offer exactly what you want.
Studios For Rent
You can try to rent photography studio space at:
- Lofts at the Mill at 800 James Ave
- 129 N Washington Ave at 129 N Washington Ave
Here is a list of photography schools and people who give private lessons on how to take beautiful pictures in your area:
- Jason Riedmiller Photography at 829 Pittston Ave
- Frank Lauri Photography at 425 Orchard St
- Lori Ryan Photography at 100 Apple Dr # 4
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Scranton
Before smartphones this list would have been a lot longer but you can still buy cameras in Scranton or get them repaired at:
- B&H Photo Video Pro Audio at 420 9th Ave
- Geek Squad at 959 Viewmont Dr
Professional camcorders, digital, television, EFP, PTZ, industrial, multi-purpose, and consumer cameras as well as drones and aerial imaging, VR, and 360 video are all available at B&H Photo Video Pro Audio.
Geek Squad offers camera and camcorder repair near you.
Best Places For Selfies
Some of the best places to take selfies around the region would be:
- Steamtown National Historic Site at 350 Cliff St
- Nay Aug Park at 1901 Mulberry St
- The Electric City Trolley Station & Museum at 300 Cliff St
- Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum at 22 Bald Mountain Rd
- Montage Mountain at 1000 Montage Mountain Rd
Nay Aug Park is the city’s largest park and although the site’s amusement park collapsed in the 1990’s a tiny amusement area adjacent the swimming pool complex still runs. The Nay Aug Gorge, the Everhart Museum, and two Olympic-sized swimming pools are all located here giving you many chances to take a great selfie.
The Pennsylvania Anthracite Heritage Museum located in McDade Park chronicles the history of anthracite coal mining in the United States and is a good place to take beautiful pictures in your area. Outdoor ceremonies, photographs overlooking the valley, cocktails by fireplaces, indoor and outdoor space, on-site catering, and vistas are ideal for wedding ceremonies at Montage Mountain.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
These days the cameras on the newest phones can be great and if you want to buy a new one head to:
- Best Buy at 959 Viewmont Dr
- Apple iPhone at 120 Lincoln St
The highest megapixel camera phones with bluetooth, cheaper budget options, and everything in between can be purchased at either of the above.
You can either buy security cameras near you or have your home or business looked over after contacting:
- NEPA Security Solutions at Buenzli Ct
- Security Cameras & Installation at 6730 Roosevelt Ave #001
- EBS Surveillance Systems & Installation at 220 E Forsyth St
- Secure24 Alarm Systems
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:
- Hire A Photographer in Philadelphia
- Hire A Photographer in Pittsburgh
- Hire A Photographer in New York City
- Hire A Photographer in Toronto
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, 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 Scranton.