Anyone that is hoping to learn about where you can buy cameras and take photos in Sofia 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 Sofia camera and photo places we list are located. To read more posts on cities around Europe check out that link.
You can find a photographer in your area for a wedding, graduation, or other special event by contacting:
Lyubomir Zhiponov Lubomir Jiponov has won numerous international honors for weddings, children, family, dance, and pregnancy shoots. SV Studio is a professional wedding, fashion, and children’s photographer. oни онев студио provides wedding, family, and portrait photography services.
To print the selfies off your phone or get a photo printed visit:
- Photo1 at Knyaz Alexander Dondukov Blvd. 51
- Photo Brothers Treyman at Graf Ignatiev St 70
- Photo by Kodak Express at pl. Petko R. Slaveykov 11
- Photo Lab Express – Mladost 1 at bul. Andrej Sakharov Bl. 74A
- Photo Lab Express – Mladost 3 at ul. Filip Avramov bl. 378
All of those options for photo printing in your area are good ones. Color or black-and-white images should be developed, and you should be able to put them on just about whatever you desire.
Anything from brochures and pamphlets to passport photos to books and posters can be developed and printed by these companies who should also be able to handle wall graphics, digital prints, real estate advertisements, and other marketing materials. Most should also be able to assist with scanning, restorations, enlargements, processing, digital repairs, and more.
If you’re looking for a certain service, have a peek at those links to see if you can find the right option for your needs.
Studios For Rent
You can try to rent photography studio space at:
- Pro1 Studio at Blvd Cherni Vrah 47
- Studio Proto at Budapeshta St 43
- F2 Studio Rental at Blvd Professor Tsvetan Lazarov 90
Pro1 Studio carries a large selection of Profoto and Hasselblad cameras near you and has a variety of studio rental packages for photoshoots. Commercials, portraits, covers, and social advertising studio shots are provided by Studio Proto.
If you want to improve your skills take photography classes at:
- National High School Of Polygraphy & Photography at Zlatishki Prohod St
- BECA Before Creating Academy at bul. Vasil Levski 57
- Yordanka Atanasova Photography at ul. Smolyanska 2
The National High School Of Polygraphy and Photography provides instruction in computer graphics, graphic design, photography, and polygraphy to groups of eight to ten students per class. BECA Before Creating Academy offers classes in documentary and wedding photography, portraits, and action for students of all ages.
Yordanka Atanasova Photography teaches workshops on how to create a fashionable professional lifestyle photograph, headshots for Facebook or Instagram, and business photos for your resume or portfolio.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Sofia
Before smartphones this list would have been a lot longer but you can still buy cameras in Sofia or get them repaired at:
- Photosynthesis at Vasil Levski Blvd. 57
- Photographic Systems at ul. Obelsko Shose 18
Photographic Systems provides DSLR camera lenses as well as night vision, racing, and sky controller drone cameras. DSLR, mirrorless, compact, medium, and action cameras as well as camcorders, VR, and compactor professional drones are among the products offered by Photosynthesis.
Best Places For Selfies
Some of the best places to take selfies around the region would be:
- National Palace of Culture
- South Park
- National Theater at ul. Deacon Ignatius 5
- Banya Bashi Masjid at Boulevard Princess Maria Louise 18
- Russian Church at Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd. 3
The National Palace of Culture is Southeastern Europe’s largest multifunctional complex and a great place to take pretty selfies. South Park is one of Sofia’s major parks. The Banya Bashi Mosque is currently Sofia’s only operational mosque known for its huge dome, which has a diameter of 15 meters, as well as the minaret.
The Ivan Vazov National Theater is still Bulgaria’s most important and representative theatrical institution with three stages and a permanent ensemble that features some of the best Bulgarian actors from many generations. If you want to take beautiful pictures in your area it is a great spot for it.
The Russian Church was built to house the Russian state’s diplomatic mission in Bulgaria. The Courtyard is now a site of spiritual unity and a life-connecting link between the Russian and Bulgarian Churches.
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:
- Mobile Point at Five corners, bul. Hristo Botev 1
- ML Group at 7 Sofia Student Complex BG 1700
- Smartfonix at 1407 Refrigerator
- Gsm-One at ulitsa Georgi S. Rakovski 153Б
- Biks Mobile Service & Shop at Alabin St 28
- Slot Mobile at Aleko Konstantinov St 3
- KG Phone Repair at ul. Uoshbarn 33
Whether you are searching for the highest megapixel camera phones in your area with BlueTooth or just need budget quality pictures the above stores will have what you need.
You can either buy security cameras or have your home or business looked over after contacting:
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. You can also read more of our posts on:
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 Sofia.