In front of a photo booth camera, you’re the star of the show. You have everything you need to take an extraordinary photo right at your fingertips. And do you know what can make or break a photo? Based on the title of this post, you probably guessed it: the backdrop.
We often say that when you buy a photo booth machine for sale, you’re buying a portable professional photo studio. Of course, no professional photo studio is suitable without a high-quality backdrop.
With so many backdrop choices, it may be hard to choose the best option. That’s why we’re sharing some popular ideas to really amaze people. When you’re done reading, we invite you to check out our mirror photo booth for sale or our many other fantastic products.
Work some DIY magic
These days, people are really into DIY projects. There are massic Pinterest boards with DIY inspiration and entire social media channels dedicated to sharing ideas. Have you ever thought about how DIY might elevate your photo booth backdrop?
When people buy photo booths, they want to offer an experience that is totally unique. One way to make the photoshoot experience special is to demonstrate extra thought and care. In other words, some additional effort goes a long way and can lead to repeat bookings. These DIY efforts don’t have to be long and labor-intensive projects.
Here are some simple yet stunning photo booth backdrop ideas by theme.
Wedding backdrop ideas
Weddings can have a lot of different vibes, from casual and lively to more elegant and regal. This means there are a variety of backdrop options to match the tone. Some noteworthy ideas that photograph really well are:
- Sheer lace curtain over a watercolor backdrop
- Rose petals “falling” from the sky
- Origami hearts hanging in front of a solid colored backdrop
- Cotton ball clouds in front of a floral/greenery backdrop
- Dramatic floral arch in front of a black backdrop
- Empty rustic frames in front of a solid backdrop
People tend to have very specific visions for their weddings. Sometimes though, they’re open to whatever. Use your best judgment based on what you know about the setting (indoor or outdoor), color theme, and other details so that you can come prepared with a wonderful backdrop.
Birthday party backdrop ideas
There are many ways to make a birthday photo booth backdrop more festive. These crowd-pleasers are sure to leave a lasting impression:
- Multi-color balloon wall
- Post-it note wall
At a lot of parties, creating an interactive backdrop can be really exciting. For example, a post-it note wall looks cool in the background of a photo, and it’s also an opportunity for people to write a message for the birthday person to take home.
Unique ideas for any event or theme
These next ideas could work for almost any event:
- Chalkboard background with chalk for people to draw/write whatever
- Painted handprint background (could get messy!)
- Hanging vines
- Fairy lights
- Paper lanterns
- Hanging CDs or other reflective discs
Show off your photo booth backdrop game!
As you’ve just read, there is a wide range of creative ideas that really stand out from the norm. Guests are sure to love that special touch. And, of course, don’t forget about props! You can help provide unforgettable entertainment at events of all types.
Take a look at our photo booth machine for sale and get in touch to learn more! We’re here to help guide you through the process and set you on the path to success.
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