About Croydon Camera House
Croydon Camera House is a small business that joined the Camera House group specialising in photographic retail! It was established in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs in 1985 by Lewis Roper who worked in the photographic industry in the UK and Australia since the 1940’s. Soon after he opened the store, his son Nigel Roper joined the business and Nigel is now the managing director of Croydon Camera House.
Croydon Camera House greatest asset is the staff wiith enthusiastic photographers and videographers that love to share their knowledge and experience. And being a part of Australia’s largest photographic speciality group gives you exclusive access to the widest selection of products, brands, and services in the country.
We have a large floor space filled with a variety of products and services for you, along with dedicated staff members who can guide you in choosing the right camera and gear for all your photographic needs. When you walk into our store, be prepared to see one of the largest ranges of Still and Video cameras in Victoria. Be prepared for an enlightening experience of shooting with our display models, testing all the features firsthand and receiving top of the range expert advice.
At Croydon Camera House we want every customer to have a memorable experience. Our staff acknowledge everyone has a different background in photography – from the avid to the amateur – regardless of your level of experience, we’ll make your time Croydon Camera House fun, enjoyable and worthwhile.
Our staff are the experts, and they specialise in the following:
1. Still photography: Mirrorless, DSLR and compact cameras
2. Videography and Blogging: Camcorders, drones, and other professional video cameras.
3. Optical equipment: Binoculars and telescopes
4. Accessories: Tripods, flashes, and filters
Why you should choose Croydon
Croydon Camera House aim to provide a platform for consumers to access all the photographic products and services they need. We organise a variety of workshops, courses and training sessions that give customers the opportunity to network and meet up with other fellow photographers and learn about the photography industry. When you come and visit our store, we guarantee you’ll receive the full Camera House experience and GET MORE than what you expect.
Products and services we carry instore
Croydon Camera House stocks a huge variety of cameras and accessories from all the major brands, both in store and online. We have DSLR, mirrorless and compact cameras and accessories such as lenses, filters, batteries, bag, tripods, and flashes units to complement these cameras. We also have a wide range of brands to give you the best options to choose from. Some of these include, Canon Nikon, Sony, Fujifilm, Lumix, DJI, GoPro, Manfrotto and Bushnell. Staff are trained to give you in-depth knowledge and advice, on all the above brands and products.
Croydon Camera House has an extensive print lab. Services we offer instore include developing and printing of 35mm film, developing prints from your phone or USB, photo restoration, passport photos and scans from slides and negatives. We offer a wide range of printing options including canvas, large poster prints, reprints, or photobook. Our store also offers camera repair service and in house sensor cleaning for DSLR and mirrorless cameras.
One of our most popular services we offer in store is our 35mm film developing service. Customers get to buy, use, and drop off their 35mm film or disposable camera and after a few hours pick up their photos. We can also provide your digital images on USB or Email. (We also offer instore training on how to use a 35mm film camera)