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BEST CAMERA STORE

National Camera Exchange

When facing the choice of where to buy a camera, customers have no shortage of options. Big-box stores like Target and Walmart sell lots of point-and-shoot models, Best Buy has a wide selection, and even discount clubs are shilling them now. But because buying a camera will have ramifications for photo albums, Facebook pages, and home videos for years to come, wouldn't you rather buy from a place that takes the time to educate you, offers free classes, and—gasp!—has salespeople who will give you their business cards? The answer should be yes. National Camera Exchange does all that and more. Whether you need a new Nikon or Canon DSLR, or film for the relic you just can't part with, Nat Cam will guide you to what you need—and the store will match any locally advertised price. Add a huge selection of used gear, bags, and tripods, and a staff always eager to talk shop, and you have the Twin Cities' premier camera destination.

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