Teresa
Devoted September 2020

Photobooth or not

Teresa, on August 13, 2019 at 6:48 PM Posted in Wedding Reception 0 33
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Is anyone having a photobooth? I cannot decide because it's so expensive. $400 for 3 hours. If you are not having one are u having anything else for your guests
Help! Lol

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Latest activity by H, on August 16, 2019 at 8:10 AM
  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle ·
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    I had one ! It was fun. And well used. You could always do a diy one also
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  • Mary
    Expert July 2019
    Mary ·
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    Our photobooth came discounted as a bundle with our DJ. It was very popular among the guests and the print-outs served as additional favors. We also liked getting a digital copy of all the photos afterwards!
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  • Rebecca
    Devoted September 2021
    Rebecca ·
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    I’m making a “selfie scavenger hunt”. I’ll make a list of 5-10 things that my guests can choose to find and take selfies with during the reception and tag us in.
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  • Laura
    Expert September 2019
    Laura ·
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    We're having a photobooth. We're paying $499 for 3hrs. It's crazy how much some of them charge!

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  • Brae
    VIP September 2019
    Brae ·
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    Yes we are having one. I don't feel like its that big of a deal to have one or not, but my fh really wanted one so we are. I do love that the one we are getting has a vintage looking camera.
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  • Sexypoodle
    Master October 2021
    Sexypoodle ·
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    Nope. Not having a photobooth. Personally, I see them as overused and played out (but that’s just me). I figure that eating, drinking, laughing, talking and dancing is enough to keep our guests enjoying themselves during the hours of the reception.

    However, for fun (and simply because we’re having a DW in Vegas) we’re going to have a “close up magician” who mingles during cocktail hour and performs quick tricks for small groups of guests while they’re enjoying drinks and appetizers. But that’s only occurring for the hour to warm guests up for the reception.
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  • Tilar Fifield
    Devoted August 2019
    Tilar Fifield ·
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    We’re having one! We originally wanted to go with the recommended vendor our venue coordinator likes but she was taken for our date 😩 She was $75 an hour! What a steal!! But we’re paying around $500 for 4 hours now. But, I really wanted one and this was the cheapest one we could find. I think it will be really well liked with our group of guests! I’m looking forward to using it.
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  • Yam
    VIP September 2019
    Yam ·
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    We’re doing a DIY one because our friends and I love photobooths at the mall, we always use the Japanese ones that let you edit your pics and add stickers, they get really silly!
    But we can’t afford to rent one like that so we’re making one, complete with fun props, a mix of the ones on sticks and fun actual props like king crowns and sceptors. We want it to be like any other day with friends.
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  • I_Do_Too
    Devoted September 2020
    I_Do_Too ·
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    My fiance wants a photobooth but I don’t care for it. I don’t think its needed. Ours will be about $600 for the night.
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  • I_Do_Too
    Devoted September 2020
    I_Do_Too ·
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    It will be nice to get all those pictures though so you see how good of a time guests have with/without you.
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  • Lauren
    VIP February 2020
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    I’m having one for 2 hours! It was a free upgrade I got in my photography/videography package. My old roommate had caricature artists for 2 hours at hers. They were so fun!
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  • Future Mrs. Danger
    Expert November 2019
    Future Mrs. Danger ·
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    So I decided to do a diy photobooth. The venue has a cute area with a sheer curtain and lights behind it. There is a small bench that sits infront of it. Im putting a table next to it with fun photobooth signs and a digital camera with a sign to also please use it. I figure most people will use their cellphones, but maybe I'll get some shots with the camera im putting there. The cost of the props was maybe 30 bucks.
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  • Florida Marlins
    Expert October 2017
    Florida Marlins ·
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    We skipped it - I may sound like a Debbie Downer (I am not, really!) but I don't use them at weddings.

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  • Cheryl
    Expert November 2020
    Cheryl ·
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    If it costs any extra money at all, we're not doing it. We are paying 500 to have the butterfly exhibit open for two hours during our reception.
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  • VIP September 2019
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    We are having one plus this is what we are doing for our guest book. Having people sign by the picture in an album. I think they are fun and well liked.
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  • Bella
    Dedicated September 2020
    Bella ·
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    We are doing one for 700 for 2 hours! I’m so jealous of some of your prices! We are doing destination though so we are kind of stuck with this specific one!
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  • Laura
    Master October 2019
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    I would love to have one but I don't have it in the budget

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  • Charties
    Beginner April 2020
    Charties ·
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    We are having one and I’m soooo excited!!! But if renting one is too expensive you could always DIY!!!! Amazon has cute props inexpensive props and Polaroids are just as nice!!!
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  • Krysta
    Devoted September 2019
    Krysta ·
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    I am in the same boat. I feel like I use them when I go to weddings & they are very popular now a days. Ours would be pretty inexpensive honestly. But with ours we would have to get rid of 3 tables. I am waiting until I get RSVPs back & then deciding.

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  • C
    Super January 2020
    Cassie ·
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    Our Dj has a package that includes a photo booth so we decided to go ahead and get one. I’ve been to 3 weddings that have had them and it’s always been a big hit and a lot of fun so I really wanted one.
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