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Different Types of Photo Booths

There is something fun and special about taking photos using your favourite types of photo booths. They are a fun way to capture photos, and memories during your milestone event.

With so many different types of photo booths available it can be hard working out which one to choose. Some can print out a physical photo immediately, others are capable of uploading digital photos to your social accounts (such as Instagram), and others can even make you feel like a movie star by using a green screen.

In this article, we have put together a complete go-to list of the types of photobooths for hire into one place to save you time to help decide in choosing one for your upcoming event or party.

Let’s get started.

What are the different types of Photo Booths Currently Available?

  • Traditional photo booth – for shopping mall passport photos
  • Open Air photo booth – great for large groups with open space
  • Mirror photo booth – magical and interactive
  • Green Screen Photobooth – digital backgrounds Hollywood style
  • Gif Maker photo booth – create animated ‘gifs’
  • Instagram hashtag print station – print out Instagram photos

Comparing the Different types of photo booths

Traditional Photo Booth

Traditional photo booths are the classic photo booths you may remember located in shopping centres. These types of photo booth are completely enclosed, creating a private environment for taking photos.

You have between 4 to 5 seconds between snaps to strike a pose. You then print them out in colour, black and white or sepia.

Open Air Photo Booth

The open-air photo booth is ideal for events with limited space. In general, open-air types of photo booths are great for photobooth hire for weddings, engagement parties, and other corporate events as you can fit large groups into the pictures.

You and your friends can choose the way you want your photo to look from a variety of layouts and features, and once you take the photo you have the option to print it out or upload and share it to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

Mirror Photo Booth

Mirror mirror on the wall who is the fairest of them all?

The Mirror photo booth allows guests to take photos by standing in front of an interactive mirror. This fairy tale style magic mirror photo booth provides an interactive experience that will talk back to you to tell you how you are doing with your poses.

It works the same way as other types of photobooths (using the same cameras and software processing capabilities) with a small footprint.

The mirror types of photo booth are so different and something that a lot of people haven’t seen before and is a great photo booth for engagement party while you try on different outfits.

Green Screen Photo Booth

Become your own Super Hero with these types of photo booth.

The green screen photo booth is the most advanced photo booth available. You may have seen some in action while waiting for a theme park ride at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast.

These types of photobooths use leading-edge technology with a green screen and professional editing software to offer your guests hundreds of different print and background combinations to choose from.

Gif Maker Photo Booth

Gif Maker types of photo booth photo booths are very popular as a corporate photo booth for exhibition events, branding activities and offering that something a little and different to your stand.

The Gif Maker Photo Booth takes 4 to 10 photos then compiles them into an animated ‘gif’ ready for customers to share via their social media channels.

Instagram Hashtag Print Station

These types of photo booths are a print station, great for encouraging guests to promote and publish posts at a large scale via their social media channels. Guests take photos using their smartphones then post them onto their twitter and or Instagram feeds using your events own #hashtag.

The hashtag print station will search these social media posts and display them on screen. Guests can then choose their favourite photos and print them out.

Well that completes our list for different types of photo booths. Do you know which type would suit your party or event the best?

Contact In Ya Face Photo Booths today by to discuss your photo booth options and check availability (bookings can fill up fast).

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