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Three Benefits of Open Air Photobooths!

August 8, 2018 • admin

If you’re arranging an event and have been sewa photobooth jakarta  carrying out analysis on renting a photobooth, odds are higher that you’ve occur throughout two several types of photobooth types: (1) the normal (or typical) photobooth and (2) the open-air style, also known as the “CrazyBooth”. The 2 are very similar in strategy, but in execution, they choose fully diverse strategies.

To the one hand you have got the vintage, “box” photobooth which we are all acquainted with. It is actually produced (or assembled) into an all-in-one-box that holds the guests, fires the flash, normally takes the picture, and prints out the strips immediately. No outdoors inputs are wanted (in addition to the guests by themselves!). Conversely, you may have the open-air photobooth. This setup is sort of a portable, mini pictures studio, consisting of a moveable studio backdrop process, studio lights strobes & modifiers, camera on tripod with remote control, LCD TV for viewing shots immediately, and laptop & printer for printing out photo strips. This setup requires an attendant or two.

Now, obviously both designs each have their respective strengths and weaknesses, and at the end of the day, BOTH will be for your attendees a great source of entertainment and leave you with tons of fun captures of the people who came to your event. The goal of this article is not to knock the tried-and-true basic photobooth that we all grew up loving to play with at the mall, but to offer three simple reasons how the new, modern open-air layout can take a great, vintage idea and adds TONS of potential! So without further ado:


The BIGGEST advantage of the open-air style is that there is more space available! Where the normal photobooth has a footprint of roughly 40? x 60?, open-air photobooths can consider up as much space as you’d like, with a typical set up being about 8′ x 10′ (96? x 120?)! Now we are going to be focusing on all the positives of having extra strength, but it needs to be said that the obvious downside to more space is that not all venues can accommodate the space requirements and so for this reason, the open-air style and design is not for every event!

But for those that CAN handle the extra space requirements, the first positive is that the greater space allows for larger groups of people! No more having to decide who gets to be in the big group photo and who has to be left out. No more worrying about faces being blocked as you cram the box as full as you possibly can (and then some!). Because the open-air photobooth is basically a mini-photo studio, you can fit as many people as you like that are able to stand in front of the backdrop! Seeing 14 people (and even more!) fit comfortably into a image is a very common thing! And of course, when you’ve got that many people together in front of the camera, you just know some crazy things are going to happen!


Not only does the extra space allow you to include more people, the opposite huge advantage of having so much space is that you now have creative possibilities that you simply don’t have when stuck in a common box booth. The extra space allows you to “think outside the house the box”…literally! Action scenes! groups of people jumping! throwing people in the air! telling a story through your shot! All these are now possible because of the wide-open space that you may have available to you in the open-air style photobooth.

See the links below for more suggestions with sample images on how to maximize the potential of your photobooth through creative poses, with ideas for various sized groups.


Finally, just one often overlooked or unnoticed advantage that is afforded by the open-air structure is the extra quality that comes from having more space, specifically the ability to get the light source a little bit off to the side to create a 3D look & feel to your images.

A person of the basic techniques for getting superior quality images in a images studio is placing your main flash a little off axis (away from the camera). This causes all the faces in the image to be illuminated with a gradual shadowing from a single side of the face to another, giving a three-dimensional feel. The physical constraints of the classic, box photobooth pretty much requires the light source to be a small rectangle, fired straight-on, right in your face.