Best Camera Stores In Cleveland

July 10, 2012 6:00 AM

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Cleveland has so many areas to excite photographers, from the novice to the professional cameraperson, it’s impossible to not be compelled to snap a few photos. To compliment our photographers, Cleveland has many fantastic camera stores for all their supplies, developing and advice needs. Many of the top picks for photographic supplies and equipment have rentals to accomodate all your photography needs as well. Whether you’re looking for equipment, custom modifications, video or audio and digital services, Cleveland has it.
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Dodd Camera
2077 E. 30th St.
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 361-6800

Dodd Camera is a family owned business that operates 10 stores in the Greater Cleveland area. Having branched out to Dayton and Chicago, this shop will always remain a fixture for Cleveland small business. Dodd specializes in renting high quality gear to professional photographers. The the main retail site on Cleveland’s East Side accommodates an astounding 8,500 square foot superstore, where you’re sure to find what you’re looking for. Choose from thousands of gadgets and accessories, digital cameras, scrap-booking supplies, darkroom materials and even picture frames to bring your photos to life.

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Aperture Camera
2541 Scranton Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44113
(216) 574-8977

Aperture was established in 2010 to be a true photography and variety store, and analog is king here. Located in the historic Tremont area, this is a photographer’s paradise. This shop specializes in vintage camera supplies and equipment, perfect for the photographer who likes to shoot in old school-style. Find a lovely photo gallery and lounge area in the store along with toy and vintage cameras and original Polaroids. Aperture doesn’t stop at just sales; they also offer archival services and photography classes at an affordable $200 for a three day class.

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Pro-Camera and Video Services Inc
5303 Broadview Rd.
Parma, OH 44134
(216) 661-8666

Originally meant to be a repair store for everything from video cameras to projectors, Pro-Camera now offeres expert services for digital and SLR cameras as well. If you love your camera but it needs a little work, the experts at Pro-Camera can fix it for you. They’ll also give it a once over when you bring it in, and let you know the estimated cost of repairs so you know whether it’s worth it to fix your existing camera or buy a new one.

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Camera City & Audio
820 Huron Road
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 621-0471

Camera City & Audio is Cleveland’s source for all repair services for Canon, Fuji, JVC, Kodak, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Samsung, Sony, Sharp and so many more brands.  For the professional, the store’s selection of studio lighting is superb.  And for the novice photographer, the staff’s knowledge and skill can turn any customer into a professional in no time. This is also the place to get your quality black and white or color film processed.

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13930 Cedar Road
University Heights, OH 44118
(216) 321-2525

Motophoto is an independent business offering Cleveland area photographers custom framing, prints and lab services. If you have a photo that needs restoration, this is the spot to take it. Motophoto can even plaster your favorite picture onto a coffee mug or mouse pad for an individualized gift. You can also pick up a Canon PowerShot or FujiFilm FinePix camera while you’re here.

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