Camera and photography shops
This page provides a list of photography shops that sell classic cameras, used or second hand camera equipment and accessories and the like. The aim of this list is to make the search for collectible and classic cameras easier when visiting unfamiliar cities during your travels. Please check the actual address and opening times using the shop's website (if given) before actually going to the shop. Keep in mind that the market in collectible and second-hand cameras is fluid, and that some shops may have gone out of business since they were last visited by one of the contributors. See the talk page for currency of observations. See also list of camera and photography museums.
- 1 Europe
- 1.1 Czech Republic
- 1.2 France
- 1.3 Germany
- 1.4 Spain
- 1.5 United Kingdom
- 2 Asia
- 3 Australasia
- 4 Americas
- 5 Links
- Centrum FotoŠkoda, Vodičkova 37, Praha 1.
- New and used equipment, accessories, darkroom, lenses, film cameras and lenses...
The French term for used/secondhand is 'occasions.' See the talk page for observations of current holdings.
- Bièvres International Photofair, Place de la Mairie, Bièvres (15km of Paris).
- Only once a year, every first weekend of June. Antiques and second hand market. Traders and buyers from around the world. Classic cameras, lenses, accessories, rare pieces of equipment, images, books and all kinds of goodies, whether for film or digital equipment.
image by Dirk HR Spennemann (Image rights)
Boulevard Beaumarchais, Paris
The Boulevard (and its extension the Boulevard Filles du Calvaire) houses the largest concentration of Camera Shops in Paris. See map.
- New and secondhand cameras, mainly digital, esp. Nikon.
- Closed on Mondays. Mixed range of cameras
- Small selection of second hand gear, mainly Nikon and Canon, some 35mm SLR
- Small shop, surprisingly wide range of camera gear (Alpa, Contax, Fed, Hasselbald, Krasnogorsk, Leica, Mamiya, Nikon, Zeiss Ikon—also large format and folders)
- Small shop, limited selection
- Closed on Mondays. Large format cameras, mainly secondhand, some collectibles
- Closed on Mondays. Medium format gear, Mamiya, Hasselblad, others..
- Closed on Mondays
- Closed on Mondays. Good selection of 35mm and medium format cameras, manly collectibles
- Small selection of gear (Contax, Nikon, Zeiss Ikon, various French Marques)
- Small selection of gear (Minolta, Nikon, Zeiss Ikon)
Other Locations in Paris
- very nice selection of collectible cameras
- Alain Martinot, 3, place des Fȇtes, 75019 Paris
- By appointment
- Atelier Nostalgie Claude Rebours, 5 Rue Gonnet, 75011 Paris (map)
- By appointment
- Formosaflash, 65 rue de la Grange aux Belles 75010 Paris (map)
- La Boutique Nikon, 191 rue de Courcelles, 75017 Paris. (map)
- Histoire d'une photo, 21 Boulevard du Temple, 75003 Paris (shop image, map)
- Small shop front, limited selection of second-hand gear, mainly SLRs
- A veritable Goblin's Cave of photographica. Difficult to get into the door as the shop is stuffed to the ceiling with camera items.
- very small selection of second-hand gear
- Small selection of second hand and collectible gear (Nikon, Nikon S, Rolleiflex, Contax)
- small selection of secondhand gear (Nikon, Mamiya, Hasselblad, Leica)
Paris Flea markets
- Saturdays, Sundays. Metro station Porte de Vanves (Line 13)—Large number of sellers of bric-a-brac etc, trading in open stalls and out the back of their vans. Many have cameras, manly box cameras, folders and a few SLRs. One specialised cameras seller (Atelier Nostalgie Claude Rebours, Saturdays only)
- Saturdays, Sundays, (Monday mornings). Metro station Porte de Clignancourt (Line 4).—Large number of sellers, manly specialised, trading out of small fixed shops. Two specialised cameras dealers, but many stalls have the occasional camera.
- • Francois G Richard Antiquites Scientifiques et Techniques, Stand 107 bis, Allee 3, Marché Vernaison, 93400 Saint-Ouen
Mainly scientific antiques, including cameras (mainly wood and brass, stereoscopes)
- • Au Vieux Format (Arnaud Fourmont), Stand 186 (1er étage), Marché Dauphine, 140 Rue des Rosiers, 93400 Saint-Ouen
Wide range of collectible cameras (many French)
- French Camera (Luc Bouvier), 9 Avenue de l’Europe, Nogent-Le-Rotrou 28400
- Wüstefeld, Grolmanstraße 36, 10623 Berlin; Schloßstraße, 96, 12163 Berlin.
- Old and new cameras, digital and analog, flashes, lenses, projectors, video, accessories, enlargers, rent...
- Flohmarkt am Mauerpark, Bernauer Straße 63-64 13355 Berlin.
- Sundays 10:00-17:00. Best Berlin's flea market to find old second hand cameras. Lots of classic German and Soviet cameras.
- Meister Camera, Fasanenstrasse 71, 10719 Berlin.
- Leica specialist since 1925. New and second hand Leica cameras and accessories.
- Photo-Stade, Augsburgerstr. 33, 10789 Berlin.
- Collectible used cameras, rare pieces. Used cameras for large sizes, antique view cameras, lenses, and cameras for professional photographers.
- Foto Meyer, Welserstrasse 1, 10777 Berlin; Viktoria-Luise-Platz 6, 10777 Berlin.
- Digital and analog cameras, bags, tripods, lenses, filters, photo paper, chemistry...
- Foto Hess, Kaiser-Friedrich-Strasse 87, 10585 Berlin.
- Second hand cameras, new cameras, accessories.
- Foto Braune, Karl-Marx-Str. 7, 12043 Berlin.
- Analog and digital cameras, second hand and new cameras, lenses, filters, tripods, bags... Super 8 cameras, projectors, films, repair...
- Monochrom, Ackerstr. 23–26, 10115 Berlin.
- Professional, archival and presentation solutions, as well as cameras, lenses, lighting equipment and lots of accessories.
- Fotoimpex, Alte Schönhauserstr. 32b, 10119 Berlin.
- The analogue photography specialists. Films, photopapers, chemistry, lab equippment, professional lab.
- Fotoshop Haase & Hinze, Adamstraße 45, 13595 Berlin.
- Used photo equipment, new equipment.
- Foto Krüger, Schandauer Str. 69, 01277 Dresden.
- DDR (GDR) cameras, lenses and accessories.
- Meister Camera, Eppendorfer Landstr. 64, 20249 Hamburg.
- Leica specialist since 1925. New and second hand Leica cameras and accessories.
- Kamera Paradies Lambertin, Domplatte, 90459 Köln
- New and second hand cameras, lenses and accessories, directly at the Dome of Cologne.
- New and second hand cameras, lenses and accessories.
- ARPI, La Rambla 38-40, 08002 Barcelona.
- New equipment, clearances, second hand, collectibles, museum.
- Casanova Foto, Ronda Universitat 35, 08007 Barcelona; Pelai 18, 08018 Barcelona.
- Digital cameras, analog cameras, SLR, rangefinder, pinholes, lenses, medium and large format, flashes, films, darkroom, video, accessories
- Fotocasión, Calle Ribera de Curtidores 22, 28005 Madrid.
- New and old cameras and accessories. Digital, analog, SLR, TLR, rangefinder, cine and classic cameras. Darkroom, chemistry, paper, films, books, enlargers, accessories...
- FotoGanga, Ronda de Toledo 28, 28005 Madrid.
- Classic and new cameras, paper, films, enlargers, chemistry and lots of accessories.
- Galeote, Callejón de Preciados 2, 28013 Madrid.
- Classic and new cameras, lenses, flashes, tripods, filters, underwater, projectors, films, accessories.
- Pibe, Calle de la Bolsa 11, 28012 Madrid.
- SLR, lightmeters, films... 8mm films.
- El Rastro, Madrid.
- Sundays 9:00-15:00. In Spain's most popular flea market it's very easy to find antique or second hand cameras and accessories.
- Camerabase, 122 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4BX.
- Cameras bought, sold and repaired. Lenses, cameras, enlargers, tripods, 35mm, 16mm & S8 projectors, 16mm & S8 film cameras, and a wide range of accessories.
- Dale Photographic, The Balcony, Merrion Centre, Leeds LS2 8NG.
- Mostly high-end cameras, lenses and accessories, and a few used film cameras. Useful stock of film.
- Northern Photo Electronic Services, 1 Pickering Street, Leeds LS12 2GQ.
- West Yorkshire Cameras, Corn Exchange, Call Lane, Leeds LS1 7BR.
- Used and collectable film cameras and accessories, and film.
- Aperture Photographic, 44 Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY.
- Photographic specialists in professional camera equipment. Nikon, Canon, Leica and other professional equipment. Camerashop and Cafe.
- Camera City, 16 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HN.
- Camera retail and repairs.
- Camera World, 14 Wells Street, London W1T 3PB.
- New and used equipment.
- Chiswick Camera Centre, 4 Chiswick Terrace, Acton Lane, London W4 5LY.
- Cameras, accessories, digital accessories, optics, used equipment.
- London Camera Exchange, 98 Strand, London WC2R 0AG.
- Digital SLR & compact cameras, 35mm SLR & compact cameras, binoculars, telescopes, tripods. Large range of used equipment.
- Nicholas Camera, 15 Camden High Street, London NW1 7JE.
- New and second hand equipment.
- Photocraft Hampstead, 4 Heath Street, London NW3 6TE.
- Photographic dealers, photographers, photo library.
- R. G. Lewis, 29 Southampton Row, London, WC1B 5HL.
- London's oldest Leica shop. Second hand cameras, film, repairs...
- Richard Caplan, 25 Bury Street, London SW1Y 6AL.
- Leica cameras, used cameras.
- Sendean Cameras, 9-12 St Annes Court, London W1F 0BB.
- Repair and service. Cine cameras, medium format, 8mm film, Lomo cameras, light meters, Polaroid, SLR, collectables and rarities, rangefinders, compacts, digital SLR, accessories...
- Teamwork Photo & Digital, 41-42 Foley Street, London W1W 7JN.
- Digital cameras and accessories, large format cameras and lenses, video/cine, used equipment...
- The Classic Camera, 2 Pied Bull Yard, Bury Place, London WC1A 2JR.
- New cameras and used Leica and Nikon cameras and accessories.
- The Photographers' Gallery, 16 – 18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW.
- The Photographers' Gallery Bookshop sells a small range of film and cameras, as well as a wide range of books and magazines.
- York Camera Mart, 18 Church Street, York YO1 8BE.
- Traditional camera store. New digital and used film cameras, accessories, and film.
A large concentration of small second-hand camera stores can be found at
Champagne Court, 16 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
- Inter alia:
- All Good Friend Trading Company (JImmy Ho), Shop 11, Champagne Court, 16 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
- Small shop, wide range of camera types
- David Chan Company, Shop 15, Champagne Court, 16 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
- Well stocked store. In addition, a very large selection of rare cameras in his collection, which he is gradually selling.
Stanley Road, Central, Hong Kong—most stores also carry second-hand cameras, mainly Nikon and Leica
- Fujiya Camera, 5-61-1 Nakano, Nakano-ku, Tokyo
- New and second hand cameras.
- Map Camera, 1-12-5, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023.
- New and second hand cameras.
- Shuuko camera 6-8-3 Ueno, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-0005
- Cameras and timepiece
- Sukiya Camera, Saruya Building, 4-3-7 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061
Most shops are concentrated in three adjacent buildings: Peninsula Shopping Centre (3 Coleman St), Adelphi (1 Coleman) and Peninsula Plaza (111 North Bridge Road). Note that most shops do not open until after 12 noon.
- Alex Photo, 111 North Bridge Road, #01-16 Peninsula Plaza, Singapore 179098 (map)
- Ben Photo Trading, Peninsula Shopping Centre, 3 Coleman Street, Singapore 179804 (map)
- Cam X, Peninsula Hotel, 3 Coleman Street, Singapore 179804 (map)
- The Camera Workshop, The Camera Workshop , 3 Coleman Street #01-06, Singapore, 179804, Singapore (map)
- Fotografix Marketing, 133 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059413 (map)
- K13, Peninsula Plaza, 111 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179098 (map)
- P&G Photographic Centre, Peninsula Shopping Centre, 3 Coleman Street, Singapore 179804 (map)
- Prime Camera Centre , 111 North Bridge Road, Singapore 179098 (map)
- Ron's Camera , The Adelphi, 1 Coleman Street, Singapore 179803 (map)
- Varied offerings (Nikon, Leica, Medium Format); friendly and welcoming owner
- CameraHouse, 5 Western Roadway, Central Market, Adelaide, SA 5000
- Camera Exchange 17/277 Middleborough Rd, Box Hill South, VIC 3128
- Camera Lane, Shop 5 393-397 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
- Michaels, Cnr Lonsdale & Elizabeth Streets, Melbourne, VIC 3000
- Foto Riesel 364 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
- Antique Cameras, Av. Independencia 408, San Telmo, Capital Federal, Buenos Aires.
- Antique and second hand cameras, lenses, accessories, old exposure meters, cine cameras...
- The Camera Store, 802 - 11th Ave SW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2R 0E5.
- Mostly new equipment but also modern, vintage, film and digital cameras as well as video equipment. Used equipment, including items on consignment, mostly usable cameras.
- Collectible Cameras, 1305 East Northern Avenue. Phoenix, AZ. 85020-4218.
- Modern, vintage, film and digital cameras. From the practical, to the obvious collectible cameras. From the memorable and still useful, to the not-so-memorable but fascinating cameras.
- Hollywood: 5124 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90027
- Santa Fe Springs: 12231 Florence Ave. Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
- Film, darkroom, chemicals, enlargers, paper, alt process, toy camera, books, digital, archiving.
- Norman Camera, 3602 S. Westnedge Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49008.
- Digital and analog cameras, used equipment, darkroom, films, books, binoculars...
- Unique Photo SuperStore 123 US Hwy 46 (West), Fairfield, NJ 07004
- film, video, digital, lighting, darkroom, chemistry, binoculars,
- Adorama Photo, 42 West 18th Street. New York, NY 10011.
- Used equipment, cameras & lenses, storage, bags, film & darkroom, filters, video...
- B&H Photo, Video & Pro Audio, 420 9th Avenue. New York, NY 10001.
- Mainly new equipment, but used cameras and accessories too.
- Calumet, 22 W. 22nd Street. New York, NY 10010.
- Used equipment, cameras, video, film & darkroom, studio.
- Cameta Camera, 253 Broadway. Amityville, NY 11701.
- Used and new equipment. SLR cameras, lenses, flashes, teleconverters, rangefinder cameras...
- Advance Camera, 8124 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy. Portland, OR 97225
- Repair, sales, IR conversion
- Blue Moon Camera and Machine, 8417 North Lombard Street. Portland, Oregon 97203
- Used equipment, repair, minox film, film development, typewriter repair.
- Citizens Photo, 706 SE 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97214.
- Used equipment, enlargers, lighting, film development. C-41, E6, B&W.
- Pro Photo Supply 1112 NW 19th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
- New and used equipment, computers, film, darkroom.
- Pittsburgh Camera Exchange, 529 East Ohio St. Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
- Cameras, books, projectors, vintage, film...
- Thompson Photo Products, 2019 Middlebrook Pike. Knoxville, TN 37921.
- Since 1902. Professional & used equipment, digital...
- Film and print processing services (35mm, 120, 127, and other formats)
- New and used photo equipment. Specialize in vintage camera gear
- Film Depot, 1002 N Central Expwy Ste. 569, Richardson, TX 75080
- Film, Paper, darkroom, and photographics supplies. Some used camera sales.
- Kenmore Camera, 18031 67th Ave NE, Kenmore, WA 98028.
- New and used equipment, cameras, lenses, filters, accessories, film, video, darkroom, books...
- Occasion photo : autres sources (announcements of French camera fairs and auctions)
- Photo-club de Paris-Val-de-Bièvre (announcements on the Bievres photo and collectible fair)
- UK camera shops, Information about camera shops, cameras & photography in the United Kingdom.