About Us


Showroom opening hours 10:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday

Our Company Profile

Mainline Photographics was established in 1970 as a specialty photographic store and is still a family owned and operated business. 
We have achieved a very high standing in the trade both with our customers and suppliers.
Recently we were presented with the prestigious Camera magazine product of the year 2012 for the best selling Sirui TX series carbon fibre tripods.

We sell our products direct online or through a select and highly specialised set of stockists.

For more information contact us during showroom hours from 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday.

Telephone:  (+61) 02-9437-5800

Fax:             (+61) 02-9437-5055

Email: sales@mainlinephoto.com.au

Postal Address: PO BOX 845 Crows Nest NSW 2065 


Mainline Photographics Pty Ltd
Suite 213 - 2nd floor
68 Alexander Street Crows Nest NSW 2065

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Voigtlander 40mm f1.2 E-mount

Opening hours 10:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday

Directions by car:
Our showroom is approximately 10-12 minutes travel North of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. We are located on the: 2nd floor 68 Alexander Street Crows Nest. There is metered street parking out the front in Alexander St or there are 2 council carparks nearby. One in Holterman St and the other in Alexander St under the Woolworths building.

By train:
We are a 10-12 minute walk via the Pacific Highway from St Leonard's Railway Station. Head south on the Pacific Hwy until you can turn left into Hume St. Now follow Clarke St up to the right which brings you to Willougbhy Rd. Turn left into Willougbhy Rd and then right into the parkway to take you past the cafes to Alexander St turn right and we are half way down the block.

By bus from the Sydney CBD
From Wynyard Route 273, from Queen Victoria Building Routes 287, 288 and 289 all these routes pass through Crows Nest and stop either at Burlington Street or the Pacific Highway at Crows Nest.



David ( sales manager)
Background: Specialist in wildlife, event photography from large format film to digital. Personal photographer for Sydney Lord Mayor.

Rene ( product manager)
Background: Ex Software developer and manager for several major multinational telecoms, Digital Panoramic landscape photographer and teacher.

Phil ( Leica and Vintage camera expert)
Background: Ex Leica Microscope manager and much more, probably Australia's foremost expert in Leica cameras especially vintage ones.

David ( dispatch manager)
Background: Once drummer for a famous Heavy metal band Dave is a master of anything musical. Awesome packer. He makes sure everything runs smoothly at the back end ... ah so to speak.

We also have a sister business in New Zealand, Progear Ltd almost all of our products are available from them so if you are located in NZ then please visit their site here.

On a more personal note I also have a passion for food and cooking, reading, adventure travel, video gaming and well..umm.. yep ferrets! Ok that's enough personal stuff to learn more about me you will just have to read my blog.

Photographically Yours, Scott and team.