It shouldn’t take us long to fill you in on where you can buy cameras and take photos in Tacoma. 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 Tacoma camera and photo places we list are located. To read more about taking pictures around the Pacific Northwest click that link.
You can find a photographer near you for a wedding, graduation, or other special event by contacting:
Andrea Jane Photography offers a 10% discount for maternity and newborn combination sessions in addition to high-quality photobooks and prints. Returning customers receive exclusive discounts and rewards.
Brian Parks is a professional commercial photographer in the Puget Sound area who specializes in product and advertising photography for industrial, manufacturing, and service industries.
To print the selfies off your phone or get any kind of a photo printed, developed, or processed visit:
- Minuteman Press at 1111 A St
- FedEx Office Print & Ship Center at 3815 S Steele St
- Speedy E Photo at 11702 Pacific Ave S
In Speedy E Photo they have a wide range of Kodak, Fuji, and Ilford films in stock including 135, 120in color and black and white.
Studios For Rent
Rent photography studio space at one of these spots if you have serious matters to attend to:
- Nantucket Gate at 11302 10th Ave Ct E
- Villaggio Apartment Homes at 1328 Market St
- 1500 Orchard at 1502 S Orchard St
- Midtown Lofts at 1142 S Fawcett Ave
Here is a list of photography schools and people who give private lessons on how to take beautiful pictures in your area:
- Kelvin L. in Bolingbrook
- Priscilla D. in Silver Spring
- Hudson’s Photo Workshops in Seattle
- Tacoma Community College at 6501 S 19th St
Bruce of Hudson’s Photo Workshops has 37-years of experience as a professional photographer near you and has been named a master craftsman photographer by Professional Photographers of America. He teaches beginner photography classes as well as advanced photography classes, and private photography lessons out of his Tukwila studio location.
Tacoma Community College is a community college about a third of what a public four-year university charge. They offer the Associate in Art and AA Art Specialization degrees. Both provide direct transfer with Junior status to a four-year university or college in Washington state.
Camera Stores & Repair Shops In Tacoma
At Glazer’s at 811 Republican Street you can shop locally because they’ve been family owned and run since 1935 and they also provide free shipping on orders over $49. Pacific Mount is a major manufacturer of self-adhesive mounting plates for a variety of frame applications and has been preferred by professional photographers for more than 20 years.
They produce their own line of specialized mounting plates and maintain in-house production to ensure quality and consistency. Kurt’s Camera Repair is a full-service business serving the photographic community worldwide since 1975.
Best Places For Selfies
Here is a list of great places to take beautiful selfies in your area:
- Point Defiance Park at 5400 N Pearl St
- Chihuly Bridge of Glass Between Dock at St & Pacific Ave
- LeMay – America’s Car Museum at 2702 E D St
- 5 Mile Drive & Trails at 5400 N Pearl St
- Cheney Stadium at 2502 S Tyler St
Where To Buy Camera Phones
There are so many shops to buy phones with great cameras in your area, choose your preferred brands or cell phone carriers store and you won’t have trouble finding one with a high megapixel camera.
You can either buy security cameras or have your home or business looked over by contacting:
- Guardian Security Group at 5424 S Tacoma Way
- Comprehensive Electrical Services at 911 12th St NE Auburn
- Efficient Communication Solutions at 3702 W Valley Highway N
- Freedom Systems at 9010 Market Pl
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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, developing, 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 Tacoma.