Turkey Day: Thanksgiving 2017 Trends

Thanksgiving 2017 Trends

Turkey Day: Thanksgiving  2017 Trends

Thanksgiving 2017 is only days away! Haven’t bought or stuffed the turkey yet? Still indecisive if you’re going to visit the folks or do something on your own? Here are some Top Thanksgiving 2017 Trends this year!

  1. Eating Healthy – Thanksgiving’s full of good things to eat. Vegan options are on the rise! Trying to cut down on carbs? Not a problem! Something as bright, fresh, festive as a Squash Stuffing can make for a healthy option this Thanksgiving.
  2. Minis – Cutting back on portions can’t be more simple! Bite-size portions of larger dishes aren’t only delightful but can add to your meal presentation. Minis can make any dish look adorable and fun for young and pickier eaters. 
  3. Spiced Up Table Settings – Spice things up with a little holiday flare! Something as simple as a stick of cinnamon in the napkin at each place setting creates a sweet but festive vibe for your holiday get-together. 
  4. Eating Greens – Some classic vegetables are making their way back to the table this Turkey Day. Green beans and Brussels are re-emerging as household favorites. 
  5. Millenial Pink – Fall colors naturally, but who would’ve thought to include pink in their Thanksgiving decorum? This year millennial pink makes its way into countless homes for a little bright, Turkey day celebration. 

Haven’t quite had your fill? Here are some more Tasty Turkey Day Trends!

Celebrate with us this holiday season! Contact us to book an event and don’t forget to check out our prices and packages

Albuquerque ShutterBooth wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving!




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Hope Shines: Light The Night Walk

Hope Shines Light The Night Walk

Hope Shines: Light The Night Walk

Hope Shines for lives touched by cancer. The Albuquerque community comes together to take part in the Light The Night Walk. This year’s walk takes place on Saturday, November 4th at the Civic Plaza. Albuquerque ShutterBooth joins Albuquerque in the fight against cancer! 

What Is Light The Night?

Light The Night is headed by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.  Their mission: to bring hope.  When people hear the word cancer, they lose hope. Light the Night works to restore the hope.  They host a series of fundraising events to help fund research and find a cure!  In addition, Light The Night celebrates life. They do this by honoring the lives of those who are battling cancer as well as those who lost the fight. 

Most importantly, a little rain won’t dampen their spirits. This event happens come rain or shine and acts as a true symbol of hope where it’s needed most, in the darkness.

Hope Shines

Albuquerque Lights The Night

The people of Albuquerque unite in a little over a mile walk for cancer this November raising $110,000. Light The Night commences at 6 p.m., following a  heartwarming ceremony at 4.  The walk continues on through the night until roughly 8 p.m., painting the sunset with a soft glow that carries on into the night. Albuquerque glows with red, white, and gold lights. The red lanterns held by supporters, white by cancer survivors themselves, and the gold by those walking in memory of loved ones.




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We’ve Done It Again: Bride’s Select Awards 2017

Voted Best Photo Booth

                     Voted Best Photo Booth

New Mexico Bride’s Select Awards

Albuquerque Shutter Booth Photo Booth is one of Bride’s Select Awards 2017 Winners! We couldn’t be more honored! Because of your support, we’re the Best Photo Booth of 2017! Thank you, New Mexico for your votes. We couldn’t do this without you.

Bride’s Select Awards 2017

While The Perfect Wedding Guide gives New Mexico brides, grooms, and newlyweds the opportunity to share some of their favorite wedding vendors each year, there’s no better way to show your support than to cast your votes. 

Additionally, all couples who vote get a chance at some rewards. Prizes could consist of gift cards to some of these same great local businesses!

Besides Albuquerque ShutterBooth, New Mexico’s finest wedding vendors include Sheraton Uptown, Dream Factory Productions, Renee’s Bridal, and Albuquerque Florists.

Are you going to tie the knot? New Mexico’s Bride’s Select Awards features the best of the best! Find the most excellent recommendations for your wedding vendors.

Bride Select Awards 2017

Albuquerque ShutterBooth 

Albuquerque Shutterbooth wants to make lasting memories. Because we pride ourselves in our excellence, we offer a variety of services. As a result, we can do photo booths to suit any occasion! Birthdays,  bar mitzvahs, quinceaneras, anniversaries, and weddings. We do it all! Plus, we love rising to meet the challenge of unique party themes. Let us make your big day one you will cherish forever. Consequently, our Scrapbooks are a perfect memento for a lucky bride and groom!

Keepsake Portfolio Outside

Our photos contain beautiful photos of your event along with well wishes from your guests!

We can even help you find more vendors!

Contact us to book an event and don’t forget to check out our prices and packages.

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Get Real: ExperienceIT Conference

ExperienceIT Conference

Get Real: ExperienceIT Conference

Dreaming of success? Hoping to make good money?  Are you tech savvy or maybe wanting to become so? Albuquerque Shutterbooth does! We want to help your business grow too! That’s why we’re getting tech savvy at the ExperienceIT Conference!

Let’s face it if you look for success and want to earn a lot of money you need computer skills to do it.  Due to the fact that most top paying and fastest growing jobs are those that require computer science skills its vital to acquire them.  Albuquerque learns about all things technology and highlights its genius tech community at the ExperienceIT Conference. Hosted by New Mexico Technology Council and Comcast Experience IT discusses marketing, social media, and more! Another reason this event is such a hit is that the ExperienceIt Conference has some amazing speakers. Gabe Mounce, Monica Alvarez, are fabulous speakers who enlighten Albuquerque about current technology topics.  The conference features some of New Mexico’s top technology companies and universities.

Best of all, ExperienceIT is all about tech. So, there’s no better place to let out your inner geek!

ExperienceIT Conference

Experience your own virtual photography through Shutterbooth Albuquerque’s Virtual Reality!

ShutterBooth Virtual Reality Experience!

We provide a service that’s ahead of its time at Shutterbooth Albuquerque! We do this with our NEW ShutterBooth Virtual RealityConsequently, the experience will shape the future of photo technology.  Not to mention, it will entertain your guests for hours on end! 

Probably the best photo feature we have is our interactive layouts! So, challenge us with your most creative themes. Because we’re glad to bring any concept to life! Shutterbooth gives you a photography experience you won’t soon forget!

Contact us to book an event and don’t forget to check out our prices and packages.

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Halloween Photo Fun: Fangtastic Halloween Pics

Halloween Photo Fun

Halloween Photo Fun: Fangtastic Halloween Pics

October is a great month to capture the beauty Autumn offers.  Not to mention it’s a spooktacular time to take some screaming good photos! Get ready for some Halloween Photo Fun. Take some of the most horrifyingly awesome Halloween pictures with these fangtastic Halloween Photography Tips

Taking Great Halloween Photos

Taking Great Halloween Photos takes a lot more than a smile and a click. With these Tips for Better Halloween Photosyou’re sure to raise more than a few hairs this Halloween! 

  1. Avoid the obvious, distracting, or apparent. – Make sure that you’re in a setting where the subject is the focal point of the picture. Otherwise, something as simple as a well-lit jack-o-lantern to a ghostly spook, or ghoul can become lost in the presence of candy, spooks, and doors. Make sure your ghosts, pumpkins, witches, and ghouls are more noteworthy than cobwebs.
  2. Get your freak on. – Halloween makes for one of the best opportunities to strike a pose. There’s nothing quite so ghoulish as a frightful specter in all their splendor. Catch witches on their brooms or stirring boiling cauldrons! Flash some light on vampires as they grab a bite! Don’t forget the werewolves out for a midnight howl!
  3. Don’t be afraid of the dark. – Shoot in low light for some eerie scenes and make their skin crawl!
Shutterbooth Halloween

From Albuquerque ShutterBooth, Let Us Help You Host A Spooktacular Haunt This Halloween!

Host A Haunt With ShutterBooth

Need some help to capture the eerie sights? Contact ShutterBooth Albuquerque today!  Call us for more information at 505-652-8999. Ask us about our services! Check out our prices and packages!





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13th Annual Tech Twist Marcom Mixer

13th Annual Tech Twist Marcom Mixer

13th Annual Tech Twist Marcom Mixer 

Albuquerque businesses joined one of the biggest events of the season. The 13th Annual Tech Twist Marcom Mixer Tech Twist Marcom Mixer!

A one-year subscription to Albuquerque Magazine was included with admission. Not to mention free hors-d’oeuvres, beer, and wine. It gets better, as there was the chance to win great prizes. Guests got to immerse themselves in business. In addition to delicious food, they could hear about job openings, sell products and services, increase membership,  and meet new people. And so much more!

Most importantly, Local businesses supported future businessmen, women, and entrepreneurs. Therefore, all the net proceeds went to CNM and UNM business clubs.

Albuquerque Magazine

Albuquerque The Magazine  talks all about Albuquerque. As a result of this passion, the magazine celebrates the quality of life and living in the area.  Due to the love for Albuquerque area, it showcases Albuquerque’s most interesting people and places. 

Support Local Businesses

Albuquerque couldn’t thrive without the success of its businesses. At Shutterbooth, we are more than happy to support local business! Consequently, our green screen booth makes a great Marketing tool. So let us help you to brand your business. Promote your brand! Say it all with professional photos. We have some fabulous personalized photos that feature your company logo.

Green Screen Photo customized booth backdrop

Check out the amazing services we have to offer you! Contact us to book an event today! Don’t forget to check out our prices and packages.

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Happy Halloween Al-Boo-Querque!

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween Al-Boo-Querque! 

Spook yourself out at some local haunts! Albuquerque hosts the most frightening events this October to ensure a   Happy Halloween!  A terrifying selection of horrible sights awaits. These spooktacular events aren’t for the faint of heart.

 Dragon’s House Of Horror takes place after sunset and offers fun for the whole family. This house of horror has it all! Music, food, and hybrid dancers!

Another local fright sight is the  NM Slaughter HouseThis is one terrifying haunt. The Slaughter House is so frightening that it may leave you running for the hills!

Ghost Tours of Old Town provides a historical scare. Experience a lantern-lit tour in the dark that will give a whole new meaning to ghost stories.

Happy Halloween

Albuquerque Zoo Boo Pumpkin Race

Spooking Good Fun For The Little Monsters

Looking for something less spine-tingling? Try these awesome frights. They’ll leave your little ghouls smiling with fiendish delight.

Abq Bio Park Zoo Boo allows parents and their little ghouls and boys to have a safe Halloween with costumes, Haunted Habitats, and candy. There will be tons of sponsoring businesses and organizations with tables at the Zoo Boo.  

Trunk or Treat Scare Fair is full of Halloween fun! There will be loads of Boo fun! Join trick or treaters for trunk or treating, costume contest, games, bounce house, and more!  

Cast A Spell This Halloween With ShutterBooth

We love making fang-tastic memories!  Contact us to book your ShutterBooth Halloween event. We offer a number of Services and don’t forget to check out our prices and packages.




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Say Thank You With ShutterBooth!

Say Thanks Using ShutterBooth

Say Thanks Using ShutterBooth

The first week of October marks Customer Appreciation week. This year, it falls on October 2 – 6. Say thanks using Shutterbooth!  There’s no greater way to reinvigorate your staff’s commitment to customer service. Spoil them with Shutterbooth fun during Customer Service Week!  Call us for more information at 505-652-8999. Reserve a Shutterbooth for 1 day or the entire week! Check out our prices and packages!

Why Should You Celebrate Customer Service Week?

While it’s a good time to provide excellent customer service, it’s also important to appreciate your staff. Reward their hard work and dedication by saying thank you. A little appreciation can do a lot for your customers and staff.

  1. Boosts morale, motivation, and teamwork
  2. Rewards frontline representatives for the work they do all year long
  3. Raises company-wide awareness of the importance of customer service
  4. Shows appreciation to other departments for their support
  5. Keeps staff committed to customer service

Most of all, it shows customers your commitment to serving them!

Give Your Best The Best

Give the best your best with a Shutterbooth for Customer Service Appreciation Week! Dates are going fast. Let your staff know you value their work, dedication, and commitment. Show them you care with a little fun-filled motivation. Don’t be “that boss!”


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Albuquerque Autumn Fiestas:Fall Festivals

Albuquerque Autumn Fiestas: Fall Festivals

Albuquerque is buzzing with activity.  Join us as we prepare for Albuquerque Autumn Fiestas! These events draw in people from across the nation. In fact, these attract people from across the globe! Fall couldn’t be cooler!


This September kicks off with great Fall events.  The New Mexico State Fair, Globalquerque, and Old Town’s Salsa have Albuquerque pumped for Autumn.

Best of all, Albuquerque’s Downtown Grower’s Market makes us count our blessings. Local vendors provide tasty fruits and vegetables.  The market goes on for most of the fall. It doesn’t end until the first week of November!

Albuquerque Autumn Fiestas


With Halloween less than a month away,  it’s a fabulous time to visit the Albuquerque area!

Experience The International Balloon Fiesta’s Baloon Glow. Immerse yourself in the talent of local artists at the 5th Annual American Indian Arts Festival.

Do you know a beer drinker or brewer? Are you a beer lover? Beer lovers and crafters unite in their love for beer at Brew Fest. 

Albuquerque has some of the best musical and theatrical performances. Find your inner passion. Celebrate dance at the Albuquerque Tango Festival! Enjoy the show. Watch a production of An American In Paris. It’s put on by the local talent at the University of New Mexico.

Albuquerque Autumn Fiestas


We continue to honor those who are no longer with us. Albuquerque’s Dia De Los Muertos Marigold Parade and Celebration takes place in early November. It honors both tradition and the dead.

Are you freaked out? Haven’t finished your Christmas shopping? There’s no need fear. Don’t panic.  The Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival Holiday Show provides you the perfect opportunity to finish up your Christmas shopping!


More Fall Festivities

Autumn is a season with a lot to offer. Check out more Albuquerque Fall Events here!






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Stunning Wedding Trends To Anticipate In 2018

Stunning Wedding Trends

Stunning Wedding Trends To Anticipate In 2018

With Autumn practically here, the fashion world is preparing for Hot Wedding Trends of 2018.  Whether you’re a practical, whimsical, romantic, or modern bride one thing is certain, there will be a little something for everyone with these Stunning Wedding Trends!

Ruffling Feathers

If millennial hues don’t have the bride tickled pink, then feathers sure will! Heavy plumage lined skirts and feathered corsets might make for a fairytale look.

Stunning Wedding Trends

Goodbye Blushing Bride, Hello Millenial Bride!

Blush pink and soft baby blues give brides an angelic and lively air. Next year the new thing will take the term “think pink” to a whole new level.  Step back sweet pastels and romantic blush pink, and welcome millennial pink for the millennial bride!


Saying “I do,” has become a practice where anything goes. Traditional gowns are transforming. It’s becoming more commonplace for separates. Sauntering down the aisle in separates is a bridal revelation for modern brides of 2018. Not the dressy type, saunter down the aisle in a classy designer jumpsuit.

Stunning Wedding Trends

Paint It, Black

Going full out black might be too big of a step for a traditional bride.  Painting your gown with a touch of black adds a touch of flair any modern bride can appreciate.

The XL Ball Gown Is Back

Bridezillas, Queen Bees, and brides who desire a more royal look will love this 2018 Wedding Trend! XL Ball Gowns are reviving. This timeless look is making a comeback in a big way!

More Fabulous Trends for 2018

Next year has a lot to offer brides, here are some of the Prettiest Wedding Dresses 0f 2018


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Fall Photo Magic: Autumn Inspiration

Autumn Inspiration

Fall Photo Magic: Autumn Inspiration

Fall marks the end of summer, the beginning of school, shorter days, and colder nights. It’s also a season that motivates with some Autumn Inspiration. Fall is a colorful season filled with some photogenic hues of red, brown, gold, purple, and orange. As the bright greens and pastels of Spring fade away, the cold autumn days gives these colors a chance to shine.

Autumn Inspiration

Fall Leaves

Green while it’s a vibrant color, steals our attention and focus during the warmer seasons. As the days grow colder and shorter, the hues that Spring and Summer deny us come alive. The first hints of bright orange leaves set a festive scene for fall colors and festivities. Those bright fall colors make for some amazing fall photos!

Majestic Evergreens

Fall brings with it the first hints of the bitter cold of winter. With the crisp, chilly weather we watch the spring and summer flowers die. Need not despair though, evergreens remain. Their beauty is great for fall and winter photo ops.

Autumn Inspiration


Birds fly in numbers, migrating to warmer areas for the cold months. Their roosting or flight are ideal for some breathtaking photographs.


October and November are notorious for harvests. Fall harvests, the vibrant hues, and fresh crop make for some great photos! They can also make for wonderful backdrops for your Halloween photo shoots!

Fall Beauty

Autumn is but another beautiful season. It’s merely a matter of perspective and perhaps knowing where to look. Here are some more fabulous photo inspiration ideas for fall!


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ShutterBooth Services: What We Offer

ShutterBooth Services

ShutterBooth Services: What We Offer

ShutterBoothABQ as a lot to offer. We provide so much more than photography. At the only New Mexico ShutterBooth, we give you a one of a kind experience! ShutterBooth Services include photo overlay, boomerang video, social media sharing, and more! 

Photo Overlay

Maximize your business potential with our Photo Overlays! We can help you promote your brand. Photo Overlays include your logo, design images, and branding message. These photos will make a lasting impression! Advertising your business has never been so easy!

2 hours – $5o

Boomerang Video

Relive some of your most precious moments over and over again with our Boomerang Video add on.

Add on for your event $149

Surveys and Data Collection

Put an end to your worries! Our Surveys and Data Collection enables you to ask your guests questions before the photo fun begins!

2 hours for $150

Social Media Sharing

Share your experience with your friends and family! We are social media compatible with Facebook, Twitter, Email, and Text!


Green Screen Booth

ShutterBoothABQ installs solid colored backdrops of your choice. When your guests take their photos in front of our fabulous green screen, on the screen it will be replaced with any backdrop images of your choosing! Make it look like you are in Paris, on a beach, on top of a mountain, in a field of flowers, or at a baseball game the possibilities are endless!

The experience doesn’t get any more personalized than this especially when we can add your personalized hashtag!



Cherish your memories by preserving them in one of our scrapbooks! Add to your memories with one of our Premium Scrapbooks which features your ShutterBooth photos and will have room enough for messages and well wishes from your guests. This will be the photo album you look at for years to come.


Slomotion Video 

We provide it all! The props, live monitors, 2 SloMo Creators, and instant sharing stations are all a part of our SloMo experience!

Starts at $1400 for 3 hours

Experience What We Have To Offer

ShutterBooth Albuquerque provides you with a unique photo booth experience that you are not likely to forget! Check out what we have to offer today!




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Perfect Wedding Guide Bride’s Select Awards 2017

Perfect Wedding Guide Bride's Select Awards 2017

Perfect Wedding Guide Bride’s Select Awards 2017 

It is time for  Perfect Wedding Guide Bride’s Select Awards 2017! Each year The Perfect Wedding Guide receives feedback from New Mexico brides, grooms, and newlyweds. Did a vendor or venue make your Big Day memorable? Put your favorite vendors up for nomination for this year’s Perfect Wedding Guide Bride Select Awards 2017!

Vote For Your Local Vendors

Support your favorite local wedding vendors by nominating them for this prestigious reward!  Nominate the best of the best New Mexico offers in food, venues, decorum, formal wear, relaxation, and photography. This prestigious award is not only a great honor but also allows future brides to know the best of the best for their future selections.

Categories receiving votes include the best in:

In addition to Best Photo Booth Rental…

The voting is already underway and will draw to a close sooner than you think! So lock in your votes for some of the best New Mexico has to offer!

  Cast your vote today! 

Perfect Wedding Guide Bride's Select Awards 2017

Best Photo Booth Bride Select Awards 2016

 A Real Honor 

Last year, Albuquerque Shutterbooth Photo Booth had the honor of being nominated for Perfect Wedding Guide’s 2016’s Bride Select Awards. We got nominated for New Mexico’s Best Photo Booth rental!  This would not have been possible without all the love and support from the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas. Making memories you will cherish is something we take great pride in. 













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Photo Scheme: Creative Photo Display

Creative Photo Display

Photo Scheme: Creative Photo Display

Each photo is a unique and memorable experience, so the presentation of them should consequently be just as exceptional.  Arranging your photos can be a chore, but we can help make it easy. Albuquerque Shutterbooth has some creative ways to display your photographs that will transform your home and office into a  creative photo display

Photo Clock

Telling time has never had more appeal!  Transform your clock into a work of art. Lose yourself in time with some of your most precious memories as you tick-tock, around the clock!

creative photo display

Family Photo Heart Display

Some say home is where the heart is. Bring your home to life with some of your most heartfelt memories and heartwarming photography. Give your home a pulse and show where your heart lies in the most tender way.

Photo Wall

Sick of ugly hues and boring wallpaper? Transform your walls by making them your very own personal photo gallery! Immortalize the memory of a loved one, by adding them to your household decorum.

Photo Canvas

If wall size is too big, maybe take it down a couple notches with photo canvases. Photo canvassing is another great way to display your pictures because it gives your pictures a clean and professional look. Not to mention, it has a modern flair. Albuquerque Shutterbooth allows you to take your favorite photos and presents you with an oversized canvas print that can wrap around a wooden frame. Check out our Shutter Essentials!

More Photo Display Fun

If you love these ideas, you’ll love these! Here are some More cool ideas for photo display!





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School Pictures: Photo Rules

School Picture Day Photo Rules

School Picture Day Photo Rules

Going back to those good old fashioned rule days, one complicated day to prepare for is picture day. How do you dress for school pictures? What are some good photo rules to know when dressing for school pictures? Albuquerque Shutterbooth has awesome school picture day photo rules.  From the question of what are The Best Colors To Wear to the What Is Good To Wearwe have some photo advice that will help make picture day less tedious.

Plaided Polka Dots

Loud patterns, while expressive can add some unwanted noise to your photos. These bold patterns can draw attention away from smiling faces. So when considering what to wear for picture day, it is advisable you do not wear your favorite plaid shirt or polka dot skirt.

Black Or White?

White is classic and no doubt, classy. But, it has its down side. White absorbs light. It is for this reason that black tends to be the better choice as it is flatter. Though gray or charcoal are also acceptable choices.

Brights Or Pastels?

Pastels, although light and attractive will be a total washout in your school photos. This is why bright colors of hot pink, cobalt blue, and tangerine make for a better photo op. They pop in pictures. Not to mention, they bring out your face!

Graphic Tees, Shorts, Pants, and Skirts

Hello Kitty, emojis, to favorite heroes and cartoon characters are a bit too loud to wear for picture day.  Popular as they might be, they are more likely to steal the photo op than to add to it.

More Picturesque Advice 

Still worried about your student’s photo results? Here are some Ways To Avoid Dressing For A Phototastic Picture Day to ensure some great school photos! 


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Albuquerque Summer Wedding Expo

Albuquerque Summer Wedding Expo

Albuquerque Summer Wedding Expo

Albuquerque Summer Wedding Expo is less than two weeks away. So if you’re planning for your “I do’s,” finish up the “must do’s” at the biggest bridal event of the summer!

Pros At The Show

Whatever it is you’re looking for, you’re bound to find it as a number of Albuquerque’s best local vendors will be in attendance. Are you still needing a cake, venue, photographer? Say no more, Albuquerque Summer Wedding Expo has a little bit of everything you’ll need for your big day!

Some Albuquerque Pros at the Show that are sure to show are:

  • Mary Kary
  • Bliss Spa & Salon
  • Tony & Guy Salon
  • David’s Bridal
  • ABC Cakes
  • Tully’s Italian Deli
  • AA Tents & Events
  • Albuquerque Florists
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Dream Factory

Of course, Albuquerque’s very own Shutterbooth and more!

Logo ShutterBooth-Albuquerque-Photo-Booth-Rental-Company-Events-Green-Screen

Join Us!

Join Albuquerque Shutterbooth at the Summer Wedding Expo! We will be more than happy to be a part of your big day. We can also point you in the right direction for some amazing local vendors!

When: August 20th, 2017 from 12 PM to 5 PM (MDT)

Where: Marriot Pyramid North at 5151 San Francisco Road Northeast, Albuquerque New Mexico, 87109

Register For The Albuquerque Summer Wedding Expo Here!

Bridal Goodies

Each attending bride will receive a $200 gift certificate to a personalized wedding gift, either a photo or a decorative item.  If you sign up, brides will get a year’s subscription to Bride’s Magazine and a discount e-book!

There will also be some fabulous prizes:

  • stays on the Las Vegas Strip
  • Champagne basket and glasses, value of $100
  • tux rentals
  • $100 gift certificates

As well as other bridal delights!

Learn more about Albuquerque Summer Wedding Expo Here!




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Hot Summer Photography Ideas

Summer Photo Bucket List

Hot Summer Photography Ideas

Summer is a great time for fantastic photo ops. As the season will soon draw to a close, there is no better time to get some pictures in for your Summer Photography Bucket List. So, get creative with some of these Hot Summer Photography Ideas!

Summer Hot Spots

Pool Parties: Cool off and make some memories with some lasting memories by the pool side.

Outdoor Concerts: Capture your friends, family, and yourself with some of your favorite music icons.

Beaches:  There is no better time to get sand between your toes! Turtles, sand dollars, and sea shells make for some amazing photo props!

Sailing: Capture the ocean depths as you set sail. Take photos of the docks, and sea life.  Don’t forget to catch the tide with some stunning shots of the vessel!

Albuquerque Shutterbooth Photo Booth brings you picturesque summer setting with our seamless green screen!

Hot Summer Photography Ideas

 Photography Spectacular, Fun In The Sun Moments

Sunrise and Sunsets: Summer has some of the most breathtaking sunsets. The sky also tends to have some colors an artist can appreciate in these early morning and evening hours. 

Summa Surfing: Fill up some film with local talent. The waves in motion make for some spectacular shots!

Dive In: Let loose with some summer action, and dive into a cool body of water. Be sure to make sure you are making safe jumps first! A swan dive from the high dive can make for a breathtaking shot!

Summa Things

Refreshments: Cocktails and summer drinks are not only a great way to cool off, but to bring some vibrant hues into your summer photography portfolio. 

Ice Cream: The ‘must have’ treat for hot summer days, capture the bright colors of an ice cream cone or a sundae for some cool, summer fun!








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Photography 101: Photo Terminology

Photography 101: Photo Terminology

Photography 101: Photo Terminology

Photography has been a part of our world since the 19th century. Sometimes we struggle to understand  Basic Photography concepts and Photography Terms. Brush up on your photo jargon with photography 101: Photo Terminology from ABQ ShutterBooth!

Some Of The Basics

Here are terms you are likely to see in camera manuals, photography magazines, and beginner tutorials.

Bracketing:  Taking a series of images at different exposures.

Exposure: The amount of light reaching the camera’s digital sensor. 

Aperture:  The opening in the lens that light shines through when a taking a photo.

Autofocus:  A system that lets the camera’s sensors detect the distance of a subject and adjust the focus.

Photography Jargon

Here are more advanced terms and some made up jargon photographers use.

Gobo: Something used to block, cover, or remove the unwanted stray light from falling on the subject of your photos.

Shutter Lag: The slight delay from the time you press the shutter button to the time it fires and opens.

Panning: Using a slow shutter speed and moving the camera in the same direction as a moving subject during exposure to create a blurred background.

Photog:  Photographers

Golden Hour: Time of day also referred to as the “Magic Hour,” the hour right before sunset or right after sunrise.

Lighting and Portrait Photography Terms

Reflector: A device used to reflect light generally back toward the subject.

Soft Light: Diffused light such as that of an overcast sky or a studio softbox.

Hard Light: Harsh or undiffused light such as that of bright sunlight or a camera’s on-speed flash.

Edge Transfer: Where light turns into shadow

At Albuquerque Shutterbooth Photo Booth we set the bar high and offer top-notch photography!



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Sunny Day Photography Tips

Sunny Day Photography Tips

Sunny Day Photography Tips

Summer vacation is a great time to make memories, and the one thing no one wants is a picture perfect moment with a glare. Sunlight can also be the guilty party when it comes to shadowed heads, and closed or squinted eyes. Here are five Sunny Day Photography Tips that will make Shooting On Bright Sunny Days breeze!

1. Chill Out

Take the frown off your face and do away with dark shadows by chillin’ in a cool spot for your summer photo shoot. Be sure to let a little light in. Umbrellas make for a fun prop and can be a great way to beat the heat!

2. Reflect

Reflectors come in handy when you need to bring in a little illumination.  A white light or surface can also do the trick as they are excellent ways to help you achieve the perfect lighting.

3. Fill-A-Flish Flash

The is harshest when at its peak, with that same dazzling brilliance comes the darkest shadows. A Fill Flash can fix all that as it casts light on those shadowed areas. Not to mention, it adds a luster to the eyes.  So, it makes those baby blues, warm browns, memorizing greens, and bedazzling hazels sparkle!

4. Overexposure

Sunscreen protects your skin preventing blistering sunburns, two simple changes to your camera do the same for your pictures. Protect your shots from being overexposed by increasing the shutter speed or decreasing the aperture.

5. Nature

Finally, be sure to capture the natural beauty around you. While there is something magical about capturing smiles on film, there is nothing more breathtaking than open fields, flora, or rushing water.  There is also no better time to work on a photo bucket list!

Trouble Shooting Portraits In Bright Sunshine will be a thing of the past!


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Slice of Time: Bullet Time Photography

Bullet Time Photography

Slice of Time: Bullet Time Photography

Transform time with an out of this world, mind blowing photography experience using Albuquerque ShutterBooth Photo Booth Camera Array Bullet Time PhotographyCapture your most precious moments with top-notch photography that takes your photo experience to the next level! 

Stop time, Albuquerque Shutterbooth Photo Booth allows you to live in the moment!  In addition, you can share, print, overlay, as well as watermark these time alerting memories. We provide 180º and 360º Camera Array options!

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What Is Bullet Time Photography? 

Do you want to live it up? Do you want to feel like you are being featured in an epic motion picture film? Bullet Time, otherwise known as Camera Array enables photographers to take gravity-defying shots looking like something right out of The Matrix.

Camera Array photography takes more than one lens. In fact, it requires the use of several cameras taking a perfectly timed shot. The experience may probably sound like another motion picture, Mission Impossible, but it is not only possible these photos appear to stop time altogether. So you can also find yourself being captured from all angles adding to the magic of the effect!

How It Works

  • Setting Up of Multiple Cameras
  • Aligning the Cameras
  • Photo Shoot
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 Learn more about  The Bullet Time Effect

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