Do you travel?
If your event is close by typically we do not charge a travel fee. We do travel up to 4 hours away and charge 50 cents a mile.
How much do you charge for photobooth hourly rentals?
$935 for three hours and $140 additional for more time. Occasionally during non peak times we offer a smaller 2 hour package for $795. Idle time, when the booth is not being used is charged at $30/hour.
Are you available on our event date?
We have several booths so the chances are good. Go ahead and check below:
What is your retainer?
50% of the rental fee. The balance is due 30 days before your event. We accept Visa and Mastercard as well as checks and money orders.
Do you charge extra for set up of your booths?
No, we will arrive early to set up the booth and then take it away at the end of the event.
I need the booth set up two hours before my reception because my ceremony and reception are
at the same place. How much do you charge for idle hours?
This happens quite frequently. We charge $30 extra per hour of idle time. Some customers choose to have the booth run for a one hour cocktail hour. Have it idle for an hour during dinner and then have it run for a couple more hours during the reception as well.
How many sessions does your booth take per hour?
How many pictures does your both take per hour?
This is a question that a lot of clients are confused about! Our photobooths take four
photos per session typically (we can change the number if needed). We can do about 50 sessions an hour. After each session the four photos are printed out on a single sheet of photo paper. So the booth takes a total of around 200 photos per hour. Some companies have booths that do 6 photos per session. Because each session takes longer though they can only do around 35-40 sessions per hour and thus less people get to use the booth per hour. Bigger is not always better. While we can program our booths to do any number of photos, we have found that four is the perfect balance between efficiency and letting people just have fun. If you have a special situation that requires a high volume of people to go through the booth in a short amount of time we recommend renting two booths or simply having a single picture per session.
Do we get unlimited photos during the rental period?
I have 200 guests at my wedding, how many hours should I rent the booth for?
Generally speaking people go in the booth in groups or at the very least couples. If all 200 of your guests came as couples then you'd need 100 sessions and since our booth does about 50 sessions per hour you'd need a minimum of two hours for every couple to get a print out. However many people go in twice and every family has a camera hog.
Taking that into consideration we recommend at least an hour and a half for every 100 guests
invited. For 200 guests that woud be at least 3 hours. We've been to smaller weddings where everyone is constantly using it while we've also gone to larger weddings where there were so many activities it caused less usage. You'll have to use a bit of your own judgment to determine how long you want it.
I want the photobooth at my cocktail hour outside and then will have my reception inside.
Should we move the booth inside?
Yes. People partying on the dance floor aren't going to walk far away just to use the booth. Trust us on this one. We've seen a few events where the clients insisted on having the booth in some isolated corner or in a totally different room and it didn't get used as much. We've found that having it by the bar for some reason keeps it busy all night long. Our booths can be easily moved, but make sure you give us enough clearance to go from point a to b.
We plan on using the booth outside in an area that is frequently windy is this an issue?
Yes, try to avoid windy places as the booth curtains fly into people's faces.
How much floor space will the booth take up? Will you need anything besides electricity? Is it wheel chair accessible?
Around 4x4 feet. It fits 3 comfortably, but we've seen 12 or more people crammed up in it. We have larger booths available too for an extra fee, but we find that our standard size is the most popular. If you purchase the guest book option, a small rectangular table will be needed as well as a chair for people to sign the guestbook. It is wheel chair accessible. Our booth is unique in that the bench can be removed and people in wheel chairs can then use the booth.
I've seen some companies that need a separate table for a computer printer and notebook
computer, which seems to take up a lot of space. Does your company require that?
For our standard photo printouts no extra table is needed. If you are going to be ordering key chains or mugs or a scrapbook we will need a table provided so we can assembly the party favors.
Can we get a copy of the images taken by the digital photobooth on a disk?
Yes currently we are giving a free complimentary CD or DVD of all the photos taken
Can you print out the classic 4 strip black and white photos like the old 1950's photobooths
do? Are there other options for how the photos are printed?
Yes we can print the strips out in black and white or color. If you choose the photos strips then the machine prints out two 4x6" strips on a sheet. This is a very popular option for people that want a scrapbook guest book. The guests keep one strip and the other strip goes into the scrap book. You can also choose to have four photos printed on a single 4x6" sheet with your event name and date imprinted on it. Actually you can have any personalized message or even a logo printed along with the 4 photos. . See our gallery section of our web site for examples
What is a green screen Photobooth?
Instead of using a normal background we use a green screen background and virtually add any background our clients want. We recently did one for an MTV sweet sixteen party and it was a hit.
Can we choose the color of the background? can we use our own background?
Yes. Our default background is platinum gray with a nice sheen to it. But we also offer backgrounds in red, blue, pink, gray, purple and green for a nominal fee. If you wish to use your own background make sure it is at least 4 feet wide and 9 feet long.
We would like the outside of the booth to be a certain color to match the decor of our reception/party/venue is this possible? Can you make custom booth sides with pictures and graphics on them?
Right now all of our booths are black ; this conservative color will compliment any decor. We can offer a custom colored booth for an additional $200 more.
Does an attendant come with the rental?
Yes, he or she will set up the booth and answer any questions guests have as well as take the booth down at the end of the night. That being said the booth is self explanatory and most people do not have any issues using it.
How much will it cost to deliver the booth to my event?
Generally speaking we try to make delivery free if we have to drive less than a half hour or so. We do charge a nominal travel fee if the event is further away. 50 cents a mile.
Do you have liability insurance? My venue has old historic floors and walls and is worried
about a heavy booth scratching or marring the decor.
Yes we are insured. However, rest assured , we have never run into an issue where there was property damage.
What happens if there is a mechanical problem with the booth?
Well since our booths are digital there simply is no such thing as a mechanical problem. Old
chemical booths used motors and chains to develop photo strips. Our modern digital booths use
computers, cameras and printers to produce higher quality results.
Our booths are contractually guaranteed to run 80% of the time. They occasionally need paper and supplies replenished, otherwise they work non stop.
What is the difference between the digital photobooths your company rents and a classic chemical photo booth?
Basically the speed and output of the images. Our modern digital photobooths can produce an array out output photos that range in size from 2x6" strips to 3"x8" strips to 4x6" prints to 8x10" prints. Old classic chemical booths typically print out a single 1.5" x8" strip of photos and are typically quite a bit slower allowing fewer guests to use them per hour. Generally the chemical booths weigh around 700 pounds and are so expensive to transport that rental fees become cost prohibitive. The biggest advantage of the digital booth though is that it stores all the photos as digital files which can be reprinted and viewed latter on; old chemical booths do not have this capability and the strips of photos your guests take will most likely never be viewed by you again.
We would like photos from the booth projected onto a large projection screen towards the end
of our reception as a little "surprise" for our guests can this be done.
Yes, we have screens that range in size from 6x9' to 10x10' in size. We can even have photos
projected on the screen as they are taken Please inquire about pricing and availability. Generally it is best if you use a white wall or projection screen already at the venue as our movie screens are quite large and take up a lot of room.
Your photobooth company seems to offer the best products at the best prices, how do you do
Our booths were custom engineered to be mobile and elegant, perfect for weddings, birthday parties, sweet sixteen's and Mitzvahs. It was built to be larger than your typical vending machine booth while looking elegant from the outside and uses professional cameras and lighting equipment.
I saw you sell acrylic photostrip frames on your web site. Do you offer these to people who do not rent your booths? Where do you get them made?
They are custom made and only available to our photobooth customers.\
Why should we rent a photo booth?
Simply put they are the most memorable type of entertainment and double as a perfect party favor. We've been in the entertainment and service industry for many years and have seen many party favors simply not used or even discarded after the event is over. However a photostrip is always treasured and even more so if presented in a nice acrylic frame. We can also personalize the photostrips so that your names, dates, company logo, event name or anything else you want is on the print outs.
What makes us different from other vendors?
The photobooth business is extremely competitive and we offer the best product and can personalize it to your liking. We are also one of the very few photobooth companies that can print out strips identical to the old fashion black and white chemical type booths. Our strips always print out two at a time so you can keep one for a guest book while your guest keeps theirs as a party favor, as shown in the samples below. We are also the ONLY photobooth company that can make custom graphic layouts for sweet sixteen parties, bat mitzfahs, anniversaries, dances and other social events; we can event print the back of the strips for a nominal fee. Lastly we offer great service. We are currently offering the disk of images taken in the booth as a free item. Call us up and we're sure you'll love our product.
How can I book?
Simply give us a call at 1-877-263-8906 or book us online by clicking on the link below:
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