As in any industry, there are different types of photo booths out there for the consumer to pick for their event, which of course is a good thing. Competition and variety gives you more and better options to pick from. This article is meant to share some info on the different types of photo booths out there, but is not meant to persuade you on which one is right for you. There are two main variables to consider. 1. Appearance of booth. The shell of a photo booth can be made of many different materials, from wood, plastic, to fiberglass to different types of metal. There are also a variety of colors and shapes to consider as well. Some are big, while others are small. Some photo booths are open air, while others have curtains that go all the way around the booth. Photo booths can also be customized with signage, usually used for corporate events. Here are some samples below, so you can get a feel for the variety. 2. Components in the booth. Most modern day photo booths are all digital and can be run off of a computer. The computer has a software that will run all of the other components. The main components to that make up a photo booth are the camera, printer and lighting. Photo booths can be run off of a web cam, but usually use a DSLR camera for better quality photos. The printer is another component that is vital and can range in quality. The 2 main types of printers that are used in photo booths are the ink jets printers and dye sublimation printers. The lighting is also important. Lighting can range from different forms of continuous lighting such as fluorescent lights built into the photo booth to diffused flashes that are connected to the camera. The key is making sure all 3 of these components put out a great product that guests are excited to put on their fridge as a keepsake. There are a lot of opinions out there on the different types of photo booths. The main thing is to find a company you feel comfortable working with. There is nothing wrong with requesting samples of photo strips and photos of the photo booth. If you are looking at throwing a party, you should get want you want. If you have anymore questions on the the types of photo booths out there along with components inside the booth, don’t hesitate to contact us.