Platt D. Babbitt (born May 22, 1822 in Lanesborough, Massachusetts – died August 21, 1879 in South Wales, New York) was an American photographer best known for his photographs in the area of Niagara Falls. Babbitt opened his business in a pavilion overlooking the falls and sold daguerreotypes and ambrotypes to visitors. His photographs captured people standing near the edge overlooking the falls. He also photographed wintery scenery in the area.
Babbitt opened a gallery on Ridout Street in London, Ontario in November 1850. He advertised as an itinerant in Niagara Falls. By 1853 he was working Niagara Falls, New York.