Toronto camera shops to help you capture the moment

Toronto has an excellent mix of camera shops catering to photographers of all skill levels, from the professional to the weekend hobbyist and mom at home snapping shots of the kids. Today’s digital photography puts great images within almost anyone’s reach. These Toronto shops have all the hardware you need.

Film Plus Photo Supply

327 Symington Ave, Toronto, ON M6P 3X1

Just because you want to get serious about photography doesn’t mean you have to start with professional gear. FilmPlus offers new, used and rental equipment so you can learn at your own pace and work your way to more advanced cameras and techniques. Along with cameras, lenses and accessories, the shop also stocks a large range of specialty film. Serving the city since the ‘90s, these guys know their stuff.


119 Church St, Toronto, ON M5C 2G5

Serious and casual photographers routinely go out of their way to visit the iconic flagship store on Church Street, whether they’re looking to buy or not. Henry’s has been around longer than most competitors, selling and reselling cameras to generations of Torontonians and now shutterbugs throughout Ontario. Offering a variety of camera types from point and shoot to top-of-the-line DSLR, Henry’s sells both new and used, and will service and repair anything they sell.

Downtown Camera

89 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1S1

Downtown Camera is in the heart of the downtown tourist district and attracts customers from Ontario and afar. The shop has a full range of cameras, accessories, lenses and cases, and strives to offer competitive prices due to the concentration of rival stores in the area. Come here for equipment repairs, photo finishing and guidance on purchasing other electronics, such as printers, A/V gear and telescopes.


496 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M5A 4G8

Located in Toronto’s gritty and photogenic Corktown neighbourhood, this shop caters to professionals, offering high-end cameras, services and accessories. The flagship store is one of two retail outlets in the GTA and part of a five-store chain. Offering new and used goods, the store also stocks a range of electronics, computer software and video equipment and offers equipment rentals.

Aden Camera

364 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 1S5

With multiple shops in Toronto, including the busy Dundas Square area, Aden Camera competes with the rival independent shops and big box retailers for the best prices on the latest photography equipment. Cameras and photo services represent their core business and they stick to what they do best. They offer top-notch expertise and equipment rentals, so you can try before you buy.

DV Shop Inc

3422 Dundas St W, York, ON M6S 2S1

Originally specializing in digital video products, DV Shop now stocks a full range photography collection. The knowledgeable staff members at the Dundas West location know their way way around the large showroom filled with cameras, lighting equipment, computer accessories and professional audio gear. As a Mac dealer, they specialize in synching your hardware and software with the Mac OS (but not Windows/PC).

Black's Photography

1654-6551 No. 3 Rd, Richmond, BC V6Y 2B6

The home for Canadian amateur photographers and hobbyists has retail locations across the country to provide photo finishing, user-friendly cameras and equipment, accessories, picture frames and custom keepsake products to make those special moments last. Black’s specializes in a wide variety of print and art options ideal for gift-giving or just sharing with family and friends.

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