Photo Booth Makes a Huge Comeback

Imagine sitting on that very hard and uncomfortable stool in that little old photo booth back in 1960s, closing your eyes and being transported forward in time 50 years…

WOW! Look around you - the modern day photo booth has become a luxurious, sophisticated, “state of the art” phenomenon.

The first thing you will notice is how clean and spotless it is! Today’s photo booth has a brand new look. There is no tobacco smell lingering and definitely no “butt ends” lying around! It’s HUGE; there is plenty of space in here for 8 people or more. The faded, background curtain that we were so used to in the 1960s isn’t faded anymore. In fact, it looks like really good quality material.

The photo booth is back in business, but curiously with a bit of a twist. Photo booth rental is now available for weddings, parties or corporate events.

Photo booth rental is a great way to bring some light hearted entertainment to any party. People unite and have fun, dress up in costumes and use props to create wacky moments that are captured in photo strips. Wouldn’t it be funny to watch your party guests cram into the photo booth wearing silly hats and oversized glasses, fighting for the prime spot in front of the camera?

In this new modern photo booth, you can now choose your background colour to match your party theme (imagine that!).

That broom you can see propped up outside doesn’t belong to the janitor, but is just one of the dozens of props available for your use.

Feeling a bit chilly, a little windswept? That will be the wind machine. It’s usually included in the price, and is intended to give you a tousled/seductive look, very popular!

The padded integrated seating definitely has the “wow” factor, as does the professional lighting system that will give your photos a flattering look without the shadows.

There is no sign of any Formica or aluminium edging here. Everything has a very modern, high gloss finish.

Whatever the occasion, your time in the photo booth can be personal and intimate or hilarious, outrageous fun. What a great idea for a wedding party favour! Taking a photo strip home is like keeping a piece of the party!

If you don’t intend on visiting a photo booth any time soon or you don’t intend on renting one, read my hub on How To Create Your Own Modern Photo Booth Photo Strip.

Modern Day Fun With Digital Images

The biggest breakthrough of the modern photo booth has to be the “Touch Plasma Screen”. Here you can choose your own photo format, flick through your images, email your photos or even upload to them to Facebook.

Just imagine all the possibilities of having all those fun photo strips available in digital format!

Transfer digital images to a CD library, ready to create an amazing photo book of your photo strip memories. Also, you could consider using a Photo DVD Professional Service to transfer your images to DVD, creating a unique and personalized movie that you'll treasure forever.

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maria.rose 5 years ago from Florida

Good your hub is very nice & energetic I really appreciate it. The message that you are giving by your hub is very interesting.


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Thank you maria.rose I am glad you found the article interesting and upbeat.


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Mimi721wis 5 years ago

L remember tho old photo booths with the hard stool. My cousins and I would crowd in and take a strip of pictures for a quarter. That was so much fun. Thanks for stirring up an old fond memory.


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Mimi, thanks for your comments, glad I stirred up some fond memories for you, fun times!


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Hyphenbird 5 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

My young niece and I jumped in a photo booth a while back. I was surprised at the quality.


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Hyphenbird, yes photo booths these days are a lot more up-market! thanks for your comments.


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Fossillady 5 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

Oh wow, Haven't seen these, but you make it sound enticing. I still have some of those old photo strips and get a kick every time I come across them!


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Fossillady, the old photo strips always hold such fun memories! These new photo booths have come a along way, who'd have thought it!! thanks for dropping by and your comments.


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Dolores Monet 5 years ago from East Coast, United States

I love those old photo booth pictures. They are always so silly, and remind me of good times, everyone squeezed in and laughing. I recently attended a wedding that offered a photo booth and everyone had a great time, and took home wonderful memories in pictures.


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi Dolores, it was guaranteed a good laugh squeezing into one of those old photo booths! happy memories...

It sounds as though these modern booths are a big hit at a wedding or party, what a great idea!

Thank you for dropping by and commenting, take care.


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Phil Plasma 5 years ago from Montreal, Quebec

You've given a lot of information about all of the great things about the modern version, you've got my piqued to go read your hub about making one. Off I go!


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom Author

That's great Phil, glad you enjoyed it and will see you there!


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miccimom 5 years ago from U.S.A

I like your intro to the Hub, taking us back to how it would be back in the day in a photo booth....great writing! Enjoyed this..voted up!


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi miccimom, it always use to be so much fun, crowding into a photo booth, they were so basic in the old days!

And now photo booths have gone posh!!

Thank you so much for dropping by and your comments and vote, take care and enjoy your day!


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iZeko 5 years ago

I didn’t know these can be rented. You are right, it’s a fun idea for a party.


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi iZeko, I would love to hire one of these for a party, they sound like so much fun!

Thank you for dropping by and your comments, take care and have a great day!


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felicitylovespari 5 years ago

Photo booths have made a huge comeback. I have seen them in clubs even. Voted awesome hub and up.


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Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom Author

Hi felicity, these new photo booths are a huge improvement on the old style, quite posh even:-)

I think they are a great entertainment idea for parties and clubs.

Many thanks for visiting,your comments and vote, best wishes and have a wonderful day.

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