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About Us

Welcome to Nelson Photo & Video, your camera and photo lab. For over seven decades, we've proudly served the San Diego community, establishing ourselves as a cornerstone for photographers of all levels. Our store boasts a comprehensive range of photographic equipment and supplies, catering to both amateur enthusiasts and seasoned professionals.

At Nelson Photo & Video, we're committed to delivering top-quality photo products and photofinishing services, underpinned by our unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction. Whether you're exploring photography for the first time or looking to refine your craft with the latest gear, our knowledgeable team is here to support your photographic journey.

Discover the Nelson Photo & Video difference today.

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Since 1950

Serving San Diego For Over 70 Years

Since 1950 Nelson Photo Supplies, Camera Store and Photo Lab in San Diego, California has been a major photographic supplier to the San Diego market.

With a complete line of photographic equipment and supplies Nelson Photo Supplies is able to meet almost any photographic need from amateur to professional. Nelson Photo Supplies is known for its top quality photo products, photofinishing, and service.

Today with a full digital lab and online access we continue to be your one stop photo lab. Add a complete line of digital SLRs, mirrorless, and point and shoot cameras, lenses, video cameras, digital camera and video accessories, wedding albums, darkroom supplies, tripods, printing paper, photo camera bags and the most complete lines of professional films in San Diego, and this makes Nelson Photo Supplies your complete camera and video store.

Nelson Photo Supplies is located at Pt. Loma Plaza near downtown San Diego in the Midway-Sports Arena area. We are close to the San Diego airport, Sea World, Balboa Park and Mission and Ocean Beaches. The business has been family owned and operated since 1950.

Come visit us and see the great products and our outstanding customer service.

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