June 23, 2024

Set Up the Perfect Photo Booth for Your Next Party

All set for your upcoming party? Are you thinking of innovative ways to multiply the fun? Stop thinking too hard; all you need is a simple photo booth rental to double the fun. No party is amusing without a photo booth. They aren’t just a fun addition to your shindig, but are a great way to engage people and capture their valuable memories.

While renting a photo booth, you can customize it based on your personal needs, or can even add your party favor to it. You can simply combine your photo booth with easy DIY backgrounds and some custom party props to make it the life of your party.

Set Up the Perfect Photo Booth
Our DIY 1st Birthday party backdrop.

Here are a few ways you can customize your photo booth for making your party the best of times:

Get the best camera for your photo booth

A photo booth rental is not something where a person clicks pictures of you standing against a backdrop. Ideally, you would require a real photo booth to spice up the party! A “photo booth” where you could press a button, and get your funny moments captured just the way it is. It must capture two to three still pictures of your weird/awkward/candid moments and print them out for you and your friends. Many modern photo booths can also produce videos and GIFs for added fun.

There are different types of photo booth rentals available today and you can choose the right one depending on your party needs. The infinite photo party station comes with many amazing features, like face morphing, slow motion screening, light painting, and more. You also get to customize the interior colors and lightings in the photo booth. There are also many other photo booths, like the MOJO photo booth, firefly photo booth, the minipod, and more.

Choose your backdrop cleverly

Set Up the Perfect Photo Booth
DIY Backdrop from the 2nd birthday party.

Many photo booth rentals give you customized backdrops for your party favors. You can also create your own party backdrop for your photo booth, and add tons of fun to your photos. One of the best things about designing your own background is that you can come up with endless possibilities and ideas where you could bring out the party favors through your background. You even get to customize your backdrop depending on the theme of the party, like graduation party, birthday’s, wedding parties, and more.

Try using bright papers, weighted down balloons, hand drawn murals, and many such creative ways to design your own backdrop for the photo booth rental. You can even request your rental service to design a customized backdrop for you. The fun with friends, some crazy props, and a cool backdrop is all you need to click away your amazing moments.

Add fun to your photo booth with photo props

Photo props are a great addition to your booths for they give you something to do! You can easily customize them based on your party’s theme. They can be something personal, themed, or even funny. They are very simple to put together; and you can make your own party prop using party straws, wooden dowels, tapes, cardboards, and more. They would in fact double the fun you have clicking photos.

Including a photo prop will simply take your photographs to the next level. While using a photo prop, it’s recommended that you clean up everything else in the photo booth. A clean background, tight frame, and minimal distractions are all you need for making a perfect picture with a photo prop. You can even get customized props from your photo booth rental service. Many services offer emojis, food props, funny props, and more for your photo booths.

Put up a sign to direct the crowd

You can add a cherry on top of your party, just by putting up a sign that there’s a photo booth inside. This would easily redirect the crowd to the photo booth and you wouldn’t miss out any fun. You can simply download some printable signs and stick them around for directing the people. You can also buy customized posters from your rental service providers if you can afford them.

Think about walking into a photo booth and getting all those crazy moments printed on photo strips. That’s the amazing part of a party. Next time you organize your own party, make sure you place a photo booth and give your friends lots of fun and memories to take home!


Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi

Amila Gamage Wickramarachchi is the founder of this blog. She shares her parenting and lifestyle experiences of raising a child in Singapore.

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20 thoughts on “Set Up the Perfect Photo Booth for Your Next Party

  1. Love this and will do one similar for his second birthday 🙂 We celebrate in October, so we did a fun simple one around halloween!

  2. Oh that’s a lovely idea! And so simple. I might do this for my son’s 4th birthday coming up soon. I’ll tweet you a pic if I do!

  3. Looks like a fun idea for a party!! I’ve seen picture booths at weddings and they are always a big hit with the kids so I’m sure they would really go over good at a birthday party!!

  4. Cool idea! Photobooths here are quite expensive to rent so DIYing is totally an option, plus you get to get crafty and have fun making the backdrop with your family. 😀

  5. Such a perfect timing. My son will turn 3 in less than a month and been wanting to have a photo booth displayed in front of the house. I still don’t have enough idea on the design but will consider your tips.

  6. Photobooths are the best!! Just love any party which has a photobooth. These are great tips. It is awesome that you’re doing this. It is cool to have such a creative dyi photobooth.

  7. These are some quick and helpful tips that I definitely must try in the future. I’m planning to get a photo booth on an upcoming special occasion, and I want to make the experience the best one I could. Of course, for my guests to truly remember the event. 🙂

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