Preparing to Send Your Camera

When sending your camera(s) for repair, fill out the Repair Form, print it out, and forward it along with appropriate amount to the address below. Equipment should be properly wrapped and securely packed in a box with plenty of packing material. Please do not include anything that is not directly related to the problem or needed service unless otherwise specified.

  Garry's Camera Repair
  Garry Airapetov
   7003 Carol Ave.
   Niles, Illinois 60714


Price Information

We provide you with a flat-rate repair quote that requires no further estimating. Our rates are very competitive and well below industry standards. Depending on the brand and the model of your camera, repair prices vary from $45.00 to $155.00 (add $8.00 shipping and handling charge).


Payment Information

Indicate your preferred method of payment on the Repair Form. We accept Personal Check, Money Order, Cashier Check, and PayPal. 

When paying by check or money order, enclose payment for the amount matching the listed repair price of your camera with the Repair Form. Make all funds payable to Garry Airapetov.

If paying by PayPal, we will contact you at the completion of repair for payment transfer. 


Repair Information

Repair consists of complete equipment inspection, replacement of worn out and broken parts and repair of defective components. In addition, we will perform a complete overhaul CLA of your camera that includes: Cleaning of shutter and release magnets, Cleaning of flash sync contacts, Lubrication and adjustment of shutter mechanism, Shutter run-time and speed adjustment, Lubrication of winding mechanism, Light meter calibration, Automatic exposure adjustment, Replacement of mirror cushion, Replacement of light seals, Cleaning of viewfinder and prism, Thorough external/internal cleaning.


Shipping Information

We accept parcels from all major carrier - USPS, FedEx, UPS, and DHL. Return shipping and handling charge is flat $8.00 within the U.S. Unless otherwise requested, all equipment is returned by USPS. Customers may request additional shipping services such as Delivery Confirmation, Insurance, Signature Confirmation, etc. Please note that all additional delivery services must be requested upfront. 

Return shipping to Canada is flat $20.00. Service to other countries is also possible, but needs to be arranged and calculated before shipping your camera to us.


Warranty Information

Every effort is made to insure that all work is performed accurately and professionally. All repairs are guaranteed for a period of 90 days. Warranty is applied to the work performed and/or parts that were replaced or repaired. Warranty, however, is void if the camera was misused, had an impact or liquid damage, or was tampered with.


Turnaround Time

Repairs will usually take from 5 to 7 working days to turn around. Allow extra week for parts ordering (if needed). Requests for delivery by a particular date are given special consideration and every effort is made to meet your delivery date if possible.