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Best Camera Stores In New York City

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Many times it is difficult to find the perfect camera that meets all your needs. Luckily New York makes your purchasing decisions just a little easier, by providing some of the best camera shops around. Celebrate National Photography Month and check out these five camera shops located in New York City. By Lanya Trypupenko

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42 W. 18th St.
New York, NY 10011
(212) 741-0063

Adorama is a full-service shop which offers the best photo, video, and electronics equipment. Are you in the market for a new camera, or looking for a quality camera to rent for that long weekend getaway? Interested in printing some of your Instagram photos for a photo album you can gift to friends? Adorama has you covered. Make sure to check out the rest of Adorama's products, which include portable electronics and printers.

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B&H Photo-Video-Pro Audio
420 9th Ave.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 444-6615

B&H Photo is conveniently located near Penn Station so you can pick up all your camera necessities after work, before catching the train back home. Opening in 1973, B&H Photo prides itself in years of industry experience and an extremely well-trained staff. Each staff member must complete equipment training and technology courses, to ensure they are fully prepared to expertly answer all of your camera-related questions. From digital cameras, film cameras to camera lenses and lense accessories, B&H has it all. The store also sells video and other electronic equipment including TVs and computers.

H and B Digital
29 W. 46th St.
New York, NY 10036
(212) 354-1341

Great cameras and exceptional customer service, could it get any better than that? H and B Digital is an authorized dealer for a selection of popular camera and electronics brands. Pick up an instant or waterproof camera, or if you're looking for an all-inclusive deal, purchase a bundle that includes a camera and its most essential accessories. H and B also sells headphones, and binoculars. Check out the company's blog for some industry-related reading material and inspiration.

42nd Street Photo
378 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10018
(888) 810-4242

42nd Street Photo has been a New York City staple for more than 50 years. The store carries the latest in digital cameras as well as video and audio equipment. Whether you want a simple starter camera, something with a few more bells and whistles, or a spy camera, this store carries it. 42nd Street Photo is located near several subway lines for your traveling convenience.

K & M Camera
368 Broadway
New York, NY 10013
(212) 523-0954

What started as a family owned photo store in 1976, is now a trendy camera store located in Tribeca. While you're shopping for that new camera you've been eyeing at K & M, don't forget to check out the rest of the merchandise. The store also offers audio and video equipment, apparel, outdoor goods, and sporting goods.K & M also offers rental services.

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Lanya Trypupenko is a freelance writer living in NYC and covering all things New York. She is a self-proclaimed shopaholic who is always on the lookout for the latest trends and deals. Her work can be found on

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