Over the next few minutes you will hopefully learn at least a little something about where to buy cameras and take photos in Spokane. 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 local map at the end of the post to help you figure out where all the Spokane camera and photo places we list are located. The Pacific Northwest is a region 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:
- Logan Carter Productions
- Dave Ainley Photography
- Justine Nicole’s Photography
- Sandra Wiggins Photography
- Haute Pink Photography
Logan Carter Productions offers family sessions, engagement photos, local event or real estate photography, and wedding reels. Sandra Wiggins Photography specializes in many types of photo shoots including engagements, weddings, events, graduations, and new-born baby portraits.
To print the selfies off your phone or get a photo printed visit:
- R & R Custom Color Lab at 2929 N Monroe St
- The UPS Store at 7115 N Division St # B
- Post Net at 12128 N Division St
Each of the above is a good option for photo printing near you. They should be able to provide color or black and white pictures and they can probably put them on just about anything you want.
Whether you need developing and printing for passport photos, brochures, pamphlets, books, wall graphics, posters, digital prints, real estate advertisements, other marketing materials, or just about anything they can probably handle it. They should also be able to assist with scanning, restorations, enlargements, processing, digital repairs, and more.
If you have any specific photo printing needs we suggest you look through those links and find a place that offers exactly what you want.
Studios For Rent
Tot Shots Photo Studio at 6206 N Division Street takes excellent photos of children, babies, and families in a modern and friendly setting.
Here is a list of photography schools and people who give private lessons on how to take beautiful pictures in your area:
- Community Colleges of Spokane at 3410 W Whistalks Way
- Crystal Madsen Photography at 114 W Pacific Ave #209
- Fine Image Photo Workshops at 407 Chinook Circle Post Falls
Community Colleges of Spokane offers a photography degree that is a two-year intense study of visual communications. They will teach you the fundamentals of lighting, composition, and visual storytelling while giving you the opportunity to practice your artistic and technical skills in studios and technology labs as well as learn about current trends and career opportunities in photography and digital media production.
How to take boudoir, wedding, high school senior, engagement, maternity, and family photos are all lessons offered by Crystal Madsen Photography. Fine Image Photo Workshops offers digital photography workshops for novices including a basic level program where they explain the steps involved in taking stunning pictures.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Spokane
Before smartphones this list would have been a lot longer but you can still buy cameras in Spokane or get them repaired at:
- Camera Care at 2317 E 17th Ave
- Sears Appliance Repair at WA 99201
- Alpine Camera & Repair at 101 N Argonne Rd # G
- Geek Squad at 15223 E Indiana Ave
Camera Care specializes in repairing digital Canon and Nikon SLR cameras as well as other photography equipment. Camera and camcorder repair are available through Geek Squad where they also provide installation services for smart doorbells, locks, and cameras.
Best Places For Selfies
Some of the best places to take selfies around the region would be:
- Manito Park at 1702 S Grand Blvd
- Spokane Falls at Monroe St
- Riverfront Park at 507 N Howard St
- Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox at 1001 W Sprague Ave
Manito Park has grown from an undeveloped recreational space with a few flower beds, picnic areas, and a zoo to one of your areas best places to take pictures and most popular attractions. A mirror pond, the Park Bench Café, loop drive and bridge, spectacular vistas of the rose garden, and playgrounds are among the many attractions at Manito Park.
The Upper Spokane Falls are part of the 100-acre Riverfront Park that runs along the Spokane River. The park’s location and adjacent falls were once a Native American gathering spot with multiple fishing camps around the falls’ base.
From Nine Mile Recreation Area on Lake Spokane to the Idaho border the 40-mile 526-acre Spokane River Centennial State Park Trail travels through eastern Washington. The multi-use trail winds through Ponderosa pine forests in the high desert, basalt canyons, hip urban hubs, and cultural heritage sites offering many great places to take selfies.
The renovated Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox is a spectacular art deco historical venue in the middle of downtown hosting music, comedy, and other touring performing arts throughout the year. The theater can also be rented for weddings, corporate gatherings, and private parties.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
You can buy the latest cell phones with high megapixel cameras at:
- Best Buy at 9970 N Newport Hwy
- Apple River Park Square at 710 W Main Ave
- Metro by T-Mobile at 1424 W 3rd Ave # B
- Verizon at 4306 S Regal St # 204
- T-Mobile at 2118 N Ruby St # B
You can either buy security cameras or have your home or business looked over after contacting:
- Super Circuits at 11000 N Mopac Expressway
- In Tech Tel Security Cameras & Surveillance at 5431 N Government Way #101 C
- CSD Security Spokane Cctv Security Camera Systems at 337 Oaks Trail
- Allied Fire & Security at 608 Argonne Rd
- Total Security at 581 Freedom Meadows Dr
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 about:
- Seattle Photo Printing & Camera Repair
- Tacoma Photo Printing & Camera Repair
- Portland Photo Printing & Camera Repair
- Vancouver Photo Printing & Camera Repair
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 Spokane.