Post # 1
I like the idea of a photobooth at the rreception but there is nowhere close to get one where we are getting married. I thought I had seen that you can do a DIY version but I’m not sure how this works. Do you just provide the backdrop and props and have people use their own cameras?
Post # 3
You’d provide the backdrop and the props, and then a digital camera with a self timer. Set up the camera and then print out instructions on what people should do to work the self timer. Also mark off a box of exactly where to place the camera.
Or, here’s a link to a more complicated option using a computer with a webcam:
Post # 4
we did a DIY photobooth – My husband and i actually built the thing out of PVC pipe for structure and cheap walmart curtains to enclose it. for the photos we bought the sparkbooth software at http://www.sparkbooth.com for $60 bucks. We brought in a laptop, web cam (the computer had one but the detachable took better still shots), printer, paper and ink – we set it up on a little table at one end and had a box of props on the far end. we tested it and marked a little x with tape on the carpet where people should stand – from there they just had to hit the space bar and wait for the pics to be taken – the app takes 4 pictures in a row and you can customize it to your liking – the print automatically and save to the hard drive – it was easy and tons of fun! PM me if you need some help!
Post # 5
We did this ourselves for about $300+. My now-husband bought PVC piping and built a frame. We then bought white curtains from Target and hung them up. He bought a clearance printer he found at best buy for around $70 that prints pictures and he bought an HD computer cam for about $30. He bought some cartridges for the printer as well. We then downloaded a photobooth software. There are a couple of them out there. It cost about $60.00. My husband did all the figuring out. We then bought props. (animal masks, toy sword, viking helmets, the ever popular mustaches!, silly sunglasses, etc.). It was a blast. We set it to print out two sets of the pics, so they could cut the strip and take a set and then put the other set into a basket that we kept and will be gluing into our guest book!
Post # 6
Oh, and we also used Sparkbooth.com that the PP listed. I couldn’t remember the name at first. But that’s it. Worked fine! But there are some other options out there.