Photo Booth: Value vs. Price

March 16, 2024
5 min read

In today's visually-driven world, photo booth activations have become a staple in events ranging from weddings and corporate gatherings to brand activations. However, the process of selecting a professional vendor can be overwhelming, especially when balancing quality and budget considerations. In this blog, we'll delve into the essential factors to consider when choosing a photo booth activation vendor, highlighting the importance of value over simply price shopping.

Content Strategy:

1. Understanding Your Needs:

  • Corporate events are the primary of activations. This is the golden opportunity showcasing your companies product, value, professionalism, and guest interactions. When one uses the photo booth, you want to ensure it’s a fluid process, fun and energetic, while guest person that steps through WILL be your brand ambassador. Within seconds, the photo can travel across the globe.
  • As your guests become ambassadors, it’s important to make sure the photo booth is able to give you analytic data on the back end to strengthen your particular event. You can see gender ratio, age brackets, sharing information, viewing information, etc. to maximize your marketing team with knowledge. Nowadays with social media as the primary content for education, entertainment, and a source of information to check, it’s ideal to have your vendor be top quality.
  • Make sure the photo booth vendor arrives EARLY for the setup, staff dresses professional, is insured, knows lighting, understands composition, and most important, GUEST ENGAGEMENT; this is when your event will be priceless as service is key.

2. Assessing Quality and Services:

  • When you have photos taken, you want them to be clear, crisp, professionally composited and exposed properly. Why settle for an average output that will not pleasant to keep or share digitally? This is why it’s super important to make sure the operator is a professional and is in the industry.
  • Instant delivery is key. No one at a party wants to wait till the next day for their printed photo or receive it digitally after the event is over. It’s about instant gratification where the print is in your hands and on your phone to share instantly digitally.

3. Understanding Pricing Structures:

  • Many cases the rate differs based on event type. This is normal as each event differs with the results client requests. Generally there is a foundation rate for traditional photos, but if there is a guest interaction for a custom welcome screen, custom effects, or special requests, it’s all about the result and impressing your guests for your event.
  • Instant delivery is key and full-service staff. Drop off iPads booths are no comparison to a full-service DSLR booth. First off, the photos are incredibly clearer, staff is on-site engaging with guests, and the operation is flawless with stunning photos. What’s more fun? A machine sitting in a room or staff saying hi and welcoming to the booth making it superbly fun! Contact us today and let’s get the party started!

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