Whether you seek a simple print job or advanced accessories like studio lights and tripods, you’ll find what you’re looking for at this 35-year-old Chelsea superstore. Seemingly endless rows of product make it easy to compare different styles of lenses and cameras, and an on-site learning center offers regular tutorials on street photography, lighting and other subjects.
Yes, we all have cameras on our smartphones, but that doesn’t mean you can’t visit a camera store. NYC has a slew of shops where you can pick up a new toy...and turn that into a new hobby. It’ll give you the same throwback feel you get at the best stationary stores or record stores in NYC. Here are the top places to get started on taking the best pictures of New York City for your Instagram—or for art galleries, if you’re aiming a little higher.
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