Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Camera is broken? Need repair?

A: YES We repair cameras, even digital!  Simply bring your camera in for an estimate any time.

Q: I’m thinking about buying a digital camera. Do you carry those?

A: YES The Camera Shop carries more digital cameras than anyone else in Northern Michigan.

Q: Do you carry Nikon?

A: YES We are the largest Nikon dealer in Northern Michigan.

Q: Do you carry Canon?

A: YES We have the Digital Rebel,  lenses,  flashes and the knowledge to find you the right Canon camera.

Q: Where are you located?

A: The Camera Shop is conveniently located in beautiful downtown Traverse City, on Front St. between Union and Cass. We are next to Murdick’s Fudge and across from Petertyl Drug Store.

Q: Do you print digital pictures?

A: YES We have the best digital photo lab in Northern Michigan.

Q: I have 8mm film, VHS tapes and old camcorder tapes. Can you put those on DVD?

A: YES Just bring it in and we will do the rest!

Q: Do you develop film?

A: YES We develop film better than anyone in Traverse City, including 120 film and slide film.

Q: Do you carry 120 film?

A: YES we carry almost every film imaginable, including slide film.

Q: Do you know anything about “X” camera? I’m thinking about buying it.

A: YES The Camera Shop is your source for expert knowledge on digital cameras. We’ve been doing this for 39 years! If we don’t stock it, you don’t want it.

Q: I am thinking about buying a digital SLR. Do you have those?

A: YES We have more DSLR’s than anyone else in the area. All the best brands and all the best models. We are all photographers and can help you get the camera you need.

Q: I have Canon lenses. Do they fit on a digital camera?

A: YES But there are so many other things to consider. You should come in with your lenses and we’ll show you what works, what doesn’t and why.

Q: Do you carry Sigma lenses?

A: YES we carry the entire Sigma line.

Q: Do you do passport photos? How long do they take? How much do they cost? Do I need an appointment?

A: YES We will take the photo for you and it takes approximately 5 minutes. They cost $14.99 each and no appointment is necessary.

Q: I am confused about what to buy in digital cameras.

A: The Camera Shop staff are your local camera experts.  Stop in and we can answer any questions you have.

Q: Do you carry tripods? How much do they cost?

A: YES We carry the best brands. They typically start at around $30.00 and go up from there.

Q: Do you carry camera bags?

A: YES. The Camera Shop stocks more camera bags than anyone else in Michigan.

Q: What are your hours?

A: We are open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays. We are closed on Sundays.