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Nearby Subway Stops
1 at 28th St.; F, M at 23rd St.
This venue is closed.
Ten floors up, Photo Gizzmo sits in a modest, hardwood-floor office space generously lit by a wall of windows. Here, owner Louis Shu, who used to work for Calumet and has run this shop since the late nineties, carries mostly used 35mm, medium-format, and large-format cameras in full working condition. There’s a special emphasis on large-format models; many are on display and the store repairs and restores them. Save for a scant few odd digital cameras here and there, the store exclusively deals in film cameras and equipment. The narrow focus is plainly a labor of love, and it is a credit to Shu and his warm sales staff that shoppers here may not necessarily walk out with the cameras most cutting-edge or expensive, but with the ones best suited to their needs.