Over the next few minutes you will hopefully learn at least a little something about where to buy cameras and take photos in Sydney. 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 in your area 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 Sydney, 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 at the end of the post to help you figure out where all the places we list are located. For more on buying cameras and taking pictures in other cities around Australia 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:
- Snappr Photography
- Jamie Murcutt Photography
- JS Photography Sydney
- Inlighten Photography
- Dan Luke Photography
- Images by Kevin
- Dreamlife Wedding Photography & Video
- Xtraordinary Photos & Video
Snappr allows consumers to book a local photographer on-demand for events likes weddings, engagements, babies, fashion, and product photography. Xtraordinary Photos & Video specializes in weddings and filming.
Jamie Murcutt provides wedding and open photography services. Portrait, baby, pregnancy, birthday, commercial event, and graduation photography and videography services are all available at JS Photography Sydney.
Weddings, business events, portraits, engagements, proposals, and newborn celebrations are all things that Inlighten Photography excels at. They take pictures for weddings in a variety of styles and cultures, including Italian, Greek, Lebanese, Jewish, Egyptian, Muslim, and LGBTQIA+ ceremonies.
Dan Luke specializes in wedding photography, wedding films, engagement sessions, and corporate portraits and headshots. Wedding cinematography and highlighted weddings are Dreamlife Wedding Photography’s specialty.
To get any kinds of photos printed, processed, or developed head to:
- Photo King Pro-Lab at 157 Alison Rd
- Pixel Perfect Prolab at 90 Abercrombie St
- Charing Cross Photo at 11 Albion St
- Rewind Photo Lab at #5/2-12 Glebe Point Rd
- Digital Photo World at #R12B, 324 Pitt St
- Pixels Plus at 45 Willoughby Rd
- Bennett’s Photos & Frames
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 near you 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 Better Pictures
Book some time at a photography studio in your area if you have serious matters to attend to:
- Sydney Photography Studio at 206/30-40 Harcourt Parade
- The Photo Studio at 5 Franklyn St
- Monte Luke Photography Studio at 2/2 Barrack St
- Camperdown Studios at 29 Australia St
- Sydney Props Photo Studios at 16 Carrington Rd
- Sun Studios Sydney at 42 Maddox St
Makeup, digital help, styling, studio clothing, lighting set up, catering, and photographic services are all available through Sydney Photography. Monte Luke Photography Studio offers great headshots in and out of the studio.
Family, portraits, boudoir, fashion shoots, and fitness modeling are all available at The Photo Studio. Camperdown Studios is a brand new creative venue that offers three spacious and adaptable photo studios for hire for your local photography, filming, and event needs.
8 units are available for rent at Sydney Props Photo Studios. Soundproof, green screen, video, and ready to shoot sets are all available at the Rustic Warehouse Photographic Studio. Sun Studios Sydney provides studio and equipment rental as well as catering services for photo and video shoots.
Get better by taking classes at a Sydney photography school or find an instructor who gives private lessons by contacting:
- Sydney Photographic Workshops at 7 Mitchell Rd
- Signature Photo Photography Courses at 162 Goulburn St
- Mark Gray Photography Courses at #26/1 Bligh St
- Photo Workshop Australia at 40 Southern Cross Way
- The Aperture Club
Streamed photography sessions, beginners’ courses, fundamentals, portraiture, travel, and night photography, as well as an Adobe Lightroom course are all available at Sydney Photographic Workshops. Learn Lightroom and Photoshop essentials as well as a number of picture taking courses all available through Photo Workshop Australia.
Signature Photo offers a variety of photography workshops, courses, and Adobe Lightroom classes and seminars in your area. Photography courses and excursions across Australia are available through Mark Gray Photography Courses.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Sydney
Visit one of these local stores when you want to buy a new camera, rent one, or get repair work done:
- Sydney Camera Repairs at 36 Holden St
- Georges Cameras at 387 George St
- Ted’s World of Imaging at 317 Pitt St
- Leica Store Sydney at 455 George St
- Camera Warehouse at #1/395 Princes Hwy
- Camera Service Centre at Level 3, #39/104 Bathurst St
- Five Star Camera Repairs at 126A Tooronga Rd
- Camera Shop at #2/413-417 New South Head Rd
Sydney Camera Repairs has over 30 years of experience in repairing photographic and optical equipment in your area. Mirrorless, DSLR, point-and-shoot, and medium format cameras from Sony, Nikon, Canon, Fujifilm, Rode, Ricoh, Manfrotto, Insta360, and Aputure are all available at Georges Cameras.
Ted’s World of Imaging features Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, and Sony cameras as well as mirrorless, DSLR, and webcam DSLRs. Digital, waterproof, instant, superzoom, travel, mirrorless, DSLR, and compact film cameras from Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Sony, Panasonic, Fujifilm, and Ricoh are all available at Camera Warehouse.
Camera Service Centre provides repair services for Nikon, Mamiya, Minolta, Olympus, Pentax, Yashica, Canon, Hasselblad, Sony, Canon, and Panasonic digital, film, and video cameras near you. Camera, photography equipment, and accessory repair services for all types, models, and brands are sold at Five Star Camera Repairs
Nikon, Canon, Sigma, Zeiss, SanDisk, Fujifilm, Sony, Tokina, Pentax, and Manfrotto Digital Cameras, DSLR, mirrorless, and 35mm cameras are available at Camera Shop. They also provide camera repair services with a three-month guarantee.
Best Places For Selfies
Here is a list of great places to take beautiful selfies in your area:
- Sydney Harbour Bridge
- Sydney Opera House
- Observatory Hill Park
- Royal Botanic Garden
- Hickson Road Reserve
- Darling Harbour
The Sydney Harbour Bridge is the world’s largest steel arch bridge and is an iconic monument spanning one of the world’s most beautiful natural harbours. The bridge can be walked or cycled across, or you can climb to the top for spectacular views and to take some of the best pictures in your area.
Of course the world famous Opera House is a great place to take selfies. Observatory Hill is situated on a gently sloping hillside and is the perfect spot to enjoy the view of the port. The park’s large ancient trees and grass have become a popular spot for locals to exercise and relax as well as a backdrop for wedding photos near you, and an observation deck and an observatory are all located within the park.
The Royal Botanic Garden is Australia’s oldest scientific institution and one of the world’s most important historic botanical institutions. Darling Harbour is a new leisure area on the city’s western coastline and is home to the Australian Maritime Museum, Chinese Garden of Friendship, Panasonic IMAX Theatre, Powerhouse Museum, an Outback Centre, Star City, the Aquarium, and the Sydney Art Gallery.
Where To Buy Camera Phones
The newest cell phones have some really nice high megapixel cameras these days and these stores should have what you need:
- Mv Mobile at #128/186 Macquarie St
- Mobileciti at #8/118 Church St
- Mobile Phone Rescue at Greenwood Plaza, #M58/36 Blue St
- All Phones Online at 118 Church St
- Xtreme Communications at Hunter Connection Arcade #P9a
Whether you are searching for the highest megapixel camera phones with bluetooth or just need budget quality pictures the above stores will have what you need.
You can either buy security cameras or get the services that go along with them at:
- CCTV Camera Sydney at 8A/8 Victoria Ave
- In Front Technologies at 15/252 New Line Rd
- CCTV Masters at 173 Chapel Rd S
- Serious Security Sydney
- Perisale Australia
- Security Wholesalers
- Serious Security Sydney
- DIY Security Cameras
- CCTV Guy
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.
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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, developing, studios, classes, places to take selfies, camera phones or security.
Anyone that is still here probably has a solid grasp on the local photography scene themself. 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 Sydney.