Photo booths are fun and entertaining. Make your event memorable using some of these latest trends…
People love to share their experiences with others and all the popular social media sites are extensively used to post images of a special event and provide some great memories of a fun time spent with family and friends.
If you are hosting a gathering and want all of your guests to come away with a special memory of the day that they can keep as well as share on social media one of the best ways of doing that is to have a photo booth at the event.
Photo booths are really popular for a good reason, so here is a look at some of the latest trends and ideas that you can use to create a real talking point, including how green screen technology is transforming images, how lasers are causing a stir, plus a neat mirror trick that is worth checking out.
Transport your guests to another world in an instant
Photo booths are always fun and entertaining anyway, but a popular trend that has really caught on in a big way is the use of a green screen.
Setting up your photo booth with a digital green screen background opens up a whole new world of possibilities and it means that you can use the technology to make it look like your guests are on a golden beach or standing next to an iconic landmark.
Find out about how your photo booth can use a green screen to create some amazing images and add a real fun element to the party with extra wide smiles as guests queue up to get involved.
Set up a selfie stand
If you are looking for some photo booth inspiration you can shop this site to see the variety of booth’s available, and you are likely to come across a range of selfie stands to choose from amongst other ideas.
Also known as iPad booths, selfie stands to tap into the enduring popularity of taking selfies and posting them online to let all your friends know what you are up to.
There are no hard and fast rules on how you set up your selfie stand and you can customize your booth and set design to fit in with the theme of your party.
Time to get animated
Animated GIFs have quickly become a real must-have photo booth feature.
There are virtually no limits when it comes to using video content and video lets you create some wacky and memorable GIFs that are instantly shareable with others and definitely on trend.
An animated GIF works by taking photos of guests which are looped over an animated background and even allows you to go further by adding animation as an overlay, creating a uniquely immersive experience that will make your event truly memorable.
All angles covered
Another interesting party and event trend that is worth following is a 360-degree photo booth.
When you set up a 360-degree rig that surrounds the guests when they step inside, it lets you take pictures from every angle and adds an interactive element to each photo opportunity.
Try painting with lights
A light painting photo booth at your event will be a hot topic of conversation and guests will be queuing up to take their turn.
Painting with lights creates a real wow factor and often produces some unforgettable images that will have everyone talking.
A light painting photo booth works by getting the occupants to use lasers to write words or draw some shapes in front of them, which are captured on the photo.
You will find guests getting very creative with the leasers and there will be a constant sound of fun and laughter coming from your light painting booth.
Turn your event into a story
Flipbook photo booths give you and your guests the chance to create a unique story by using a whole stack of photos that are taken in quick succession.
The result of this technique is that by printing frame by frame, the photos come to life and it looks like the guests are moving their way through the story.
A world of stop-motion stories awaits when you use a flipbook-style photo booth at your event.
Looking good in the mirror
Most of us like the chance to check how we look in the mirror before posing for a picture, which is why a mirror photo booth could prove popular with guests.
There will be no excuses for not looking good or whether you have struck the right pose before the camera clicks, as the mirror works as the camera.
All guests have to do is stand in front of the mirror, frame the pose and look that they are happy with before enjoying what could turn out to be the perfect snap.
A good time to become a kid again
Ball pits are irresistible to kids and plenty of grown-ups would jump at the chance to rekindle some childhood memories by diving into a sea of colored balls.
That’s why a ball pit photo booth could turn out to be such an awesome idea.
The camera will be at the ready to capture some moments of sheer laughter and joy as the adults queue up to dive in and have some childish fun.
Create your own trend
How you set up your photo booth at your event is entirely down to your own imagination and creativity.
A photo booth is not limited by its surroundings as technical innovations make it easy to transport guests to another world with the clever use of animation and video.
In the time that they have been around the photo, booths have become firmly established as a must-have accessory to help any party or special event stand out from the crowd.
Guest expectations continue to rise as rapid improvements in content and technology continue to raise the bar for photo booth setups.
When you are planning your special event, be sure to think about how you are going to capture memories of the event using a photo booth.