photo booth hire questions

We get asked lots of questions about our photo booth hire service so here are some of the ones that are asked on a regular basis.  If you have one of your own that isn’t covered below then feel free to contact us, call us on 07799 782764 or email info@bigsmilebooth.com.

How does the booth work?

It’s very simple.  You step up, grab some props, choose from colour or black and white photos and smile!  Once the pictures have been taken they are printed out moments later on our high-speed photo printer.

How long does it take to set up?

Once we have the equipment inside the venue, it takes around 45 minutes for us to set it up and be ready to go.

How much space do you need?

The ideal amount of space needed for both our open or enclosed booths is 5m x 4m (16ft x 13ft).  It seems like a lot but this will allow space for the booth, props, guest book table and space for people to move around.

  • The inflatable wall is 2.4m (8ft) wide x 2.4m (8ft) tall.
  • The flowers/wooden background is 2.4m (8ft) wide x 2.1m (7ft) tall.
  • The enclosed booth is 3m (10ft) wide x 2.4m (8ft) deep/tall.

How many people can fit in?

We can fit around 15 people in our open-style booth and 10 people safely in our enclosed inflatable booth.

As your photo booth is inflatable, what if it pops?

The inflatables are made out of a strong cloth material so it’s unlikely, plus it would need to be a massive tear before it deflates but if it did, we have a puncture repair kit just in case 🙂

Do we get a memory stick?

To keep costs competitive we don’t include a memory stick.

Don’t worry though, we don’t make you wait for the pictures!  We guarantee that you can view and download all the images from your password-protected gallery within 24hrs, certainly by the next morning!

If you would like a memory stick then you can either bring your own or we can supply one for an additional cost.

Can I customise the prints?

Of course!  You can choose from a number of styles or tell us about your theme and we’ll come up with something unique, just for you!

How many printed copies do I get?

Our most popular package includes TWO printed copies.  One for the people in the picture and another for your photo guest book.

We do have a package where EVERYONE in the picture gets a printed copy so check our prices page for more information.

Do you have public liability insurance?

Yes, we do!  Our insurance covers you for up to £10m in the highly unlikely event that you or one of your guests is injured through using the booth.

Can we bring our own props?

Not a problem at all!  At the end of the hire, we’ll gather them up and give them back to you.

Can we add extra hours and split up the hire?

Absolutely.  Extra hours are always available so check out our prices page for more information.

Splitting up the hire period is great if you want the booth open between 4 pm and 6 pm and again between 8 pm and 10 pm.  In this case, you would need 2hrs of idle time to cover the gap between 6 pm and 8 pm.  Check out our prices page for more information.

Can we have the photo booth in our house?

We don’t see why not.  As long as it fits, there’s no problem 🙂

Do we have to have photo booth staff?

Yes, you do.  It’s a requirement of our insurance and it also covers you if there are any technical issues or we need to change the printer and ink in the printer.