One of our favorite parts about hosting around our great city is the chance we have to be a part of celebration in some of Atlanta's oldest, most classic and historic buildings. Topping that list has to be downtown's The Georgian Terrace Hotel. With its rolling square feet of white marble, statuesque columns and mid-century style, it's an elegant, glitzy blank canvas for any special occasion. And, when you add a group of extremely fun people to that extremely gorgeous illustration, you know you've got a party for the history books as well. Such was the case with Raha and Kyle's wedding last month. We polled our lovely hosts and picked some of our favorite fun shots from the night - including several of the bride herself! "The wedding as a whole was memorable," said Michelle, one of our hosts for the night. "But I'd have to say the guests were the most memorable part. They were super fun to talk to and were having a blast which made it that much more memorable." She added, "Everyone interacted with the booth very well. Once they figured out how it was used, most of the guests came back for more … and more. Even the bride!"
If you haven't heard by now, ShutterBooth Tampa moved to Luxe Studio Space at 408 N. Howard St. Tampa, FL 33606. When we are not entertaining Shutterbooth clients the space is used for a variety of events like Pop Up Shops, Workshops, Seminars and small event gatherings. From Sept 8th-12th ShutterBooth Tampa is offering the #BestFriendPhotoShoot. Grab your best buddies and head over to Luxe Studio Space for a fun photo session! Read More about this special event below or CLICK HERE to register for a 1 hour session!~ For more information about Luxe Studio Space or to book Luxe Studio Space for your next event, visit www.LuxeStudioSpace.com call 813.600.3636 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Everyone loves the idea of taking home a vintage-inspired photo strip of their silliest faces, or most endearing poses. It takes us back to simpler times, when capturing an expression on a whim was something new-fangled and awesome. Well, it's still awesome. And, it still looks great, plastered to our refrigerators or framed on our nightstands. The plus side to jumping in the booth now, in the 21st Century, is that you've got options. Lots of them. Shutterbooth offers an array of layout choices, so depending on what kind of backdrop you want to show off, what kind of message you want to frame your faces with and how intense of a design you want to send guests home with, there's something to meet those expectations. The Original The 4x6 Horizontal "Layout-wise, I don't really have a favorite, but I like this one for its size," host Johhny said. "It allows for more customization, like with text boxes, room for images and graphics, and, of course, its bigger." The 4x6 Vertical What will you choose? Book your package, and design scheme today!
Right in the heart of Roswell, Historic Naylor Hall reigns as one of the industry's favorite one-stop-shop venues. From its magnanimous estate that provides an elegant, classic backdrop for portraits, the top-notch service and ambiance and the quality connections the venue brings to its brides and special occasion clients, Naylor Hall battles for the top spot on our list for vendors we love to work with. Our host Megan said, "I love Naylor Hall because there is always a familiar face and it's location in the quaint city of Roswell!" In fact, being in Roswell gives brides an easy way to incorporate some of the city's other businesses - whether for a bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, registry or wedding gown shopping. It's also a great way to make a day of wedding planning - Roswell has adorable walkability so you can brunch, lunch or shop your way through your appointment day! "There are lots of photo-booth companies in Atlanta, and I have worked with most of them," said Sunny Bailey of Naylor Hall. "Shutterbooth, is by far the best I have come across! The staff is always willing to work with you to accommodate your party, space needs and special requests from the bride, the host on-site is always a joy to work with, they want the guests to enjoy the experience and will go above and beyond to make sure that a fun time is had by all." Johnny said, "Sunny (the owner) and her staff are always accommodating. It's an intimate venue that can cater to any theme." We've seen some great themes at Naylor Hall over the years, but here's a few of our favorite characters from Amy and Jason's wedding this summer...
StudioWed is known city-wide for throwing the most elegant, detail-envy events for brides-to-be. This month was no different. Last Sunday, the team of creative experts combined to host Atlanta-area brides and their guests for an afternoon tea at Ventana's. The color scheme/theme was a myriad of cool shades, including fresh mints, breezy seafoams and gold that created a not-your-average bridal show. StudioWed's Bridal Tea was an interactive experience with our vendors for brides, with stations that invite brides to mingle with vendors over a fun, bridal-themed activity (think elevated bridal shower games). Our favorites were the "lips and lashes" booth by Scoobie West, the build-your-own mimosa bar, the lavender sachet station, and most of all For Goodness Cakes' cupcake station - where brides could decorate their own cupcakes with tiny sugar bows and flowers. "I really think that the participants enjoyed being able to be hands-on at each vendor's table. I liked the idea of having a mini-project for everyone to participate in and I think it made the overall experience a great one," said Alana, our hostess with the mosses, on site for the event. She also shared, "The custom-made props really added to the overall theme and colors of the event. They were truly a hit. Everyone insisted on using one of those props instead of the generic ones that I had brought, so I definitely think it was a GREAT idea! I especially loved the tea pot and gold flower that was made … beautiful!" "We love having Shutterbooth at our events," said Kelsey Hendrix, StudioWed's Studio Manager. "Everyone loves a photo booth! Guests get to pop in, make silly faces and use fun props. Plus, guests get to leave the event with their photos in hand which is a great way to remember the afternoon!"
When Devin started hosting for us about 6 months ago, it was as part of a perfect pair - Her roommate is fellow host, Alana. And just like her, Devin is a fun-loving soul who makes the photo booth fun something easy to attain, no matter what your event crowd is. "I loved the idea of what sounded like a simple, flexible schedule that could accommodate my school work. It's probably one of the best jobs I've had," Devin said. "It's still easy but way more fun than I thought and I love being able to travel around a bit and see new places and things I would have never gotten to experience otherwise." We polled her on a few other Shutterbooth-esque topics, and want you guys to get to know her as well! Enjoy meeting Devin. "I love the group, couple or even one person that just gets in the booth, has no idea what they're doing and laughs through the whole set. Those are some of the most genuine pictures you will find." "My best memory is getting to work Easter with my roomie! We got to play with animals at the petting zoo, see so many families and it was a bonus that we were right next to the popcorn maker. Plus getting to work with Alana is always better than being by myself!" "My favorite place to host is a tough call, because I love all the nice little cottages or places that you would never even suspect how beautiful they are until you step inside. But if I had to choose, I would probably say Lake Lanier. I've been able to go there a few times now and I love seeing different places, ideas and how people utilize a place that is so big in order to fit exactly what they want! Every time I go there I feel like I discover a new part I had never seen." Since I am currently in my 4th year of medical school, when I'm not hosting, you'll find me somewhere with a book open or doing various practice questions. And if not that then napping. I love a nice, short, refreshing nap!" "I love a lot of what Atlanta has to offer as far as the outdoors. Hiking, waterfalls, trails, festivals in the parks… all of it. There is something new every week and I wish I could have more time to experience it all but that's the life of a medical student I guess!"
It's no secret we push the power of pictures. And we won't stop. We love pictures. They're worth way more than a thousand words. But, when you can say those words, deliver your message with more than a smile or a silly pose, well that's gotta be priceless, right? That's why we introduced the option to provide Video Messaging as part of your photo booth package. Instead of snapping a series of memorable moments, you can leave audible, personal and meaningful messages for the bride and groom, the birthday boy and/or girl or the guests of honor. Just be careful… once it's recorded, those words are forever! We've collected a few of our favorite messages, left over time, to share with you. If you want to add this to your photo booth package, contact us today!
Just when you thought you knew ShutterBooth like the back of your (prop-holding) hand, we've got another cool chic to introduce to our smiling, posing community. ShutterBooth fans, meet Alana. A lot of you have already seen her, said hi and even jumped behind the curtain with her. (We've seen the evidence). But we got a chance to meet the "real" Alana and are excited to formally show off that side to you, too. She's a medical student! "I am either studying all day or busy working at the local hospitals, so I wanted to find a job that I would enjoy and take my mind off the stresses of school. I love working as a host as it is a fun and interactive way to meet people, as well as, visit different venues and participate in the local events here in Atlanta. I enjoy putting a smile on others' faces. It's truly a job that is enjoyable!" She loves kid posers! "They pick up so quickly on how to use it and it doesn't take long for them to try out all the props. They are usually my repeats in the booth and each time they go in it's a new pose or goofy face! You can see their genuine excitement from the time that they realize that it is a ShutterBooth and it's really fun to watch!" Dynamics make her smile! "Things always start off formal at weddings, with family shots usually no using any props. By the end of the night however, everyone is piling into the booth, utilizing all of our props and really having a great time making silly faces in the booth. As the party gets going, the pictures usually get better! Some of the funniest moments are when the groomsmen at a wedding for example, all take off their shirts and pile into the ShutterBooth with the props. As I like to say, the more the merrier! Her favorite venue is the Biltmore Ballrooms! "The venue is so luxurious and picturesque. You can literally stand at one end and see all the way down to the other end and the design of the venue and ceiling specifically is just breath-taking!" She's a bookworm! "When I'm not hosting, you can find me buried behind a book studying, because I always have some exam that is coming up. This job is definitely a fun release for me on the weekends!" She's a local-stuff lover! "I love to try out the local restaurants and hot spots in Atlanta. I am from Miami, Florida originally, so getting a touch of what Atlanta has to offer is pretty exciting. I like acting like a tourist and visiting places like the Coca-Cola Factory, CNN building, and Stone Mountain."
Last month, we got to satisfy our appetites - in a big way. JEZEBEL Magazine celebrated their 100 Best Restaurants issue at Fernbank Museum, and we got to join the party. From a looming dinosaur, to the swirling staircases, it was a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind atmosphere, that made our stomachs growl louder than the T-Rex himself. Plus, the custom stamp on the photos was something worth framing. We love any chance to partner with Modern Luxury, and this was no exception - Check out some of our favorites from the Facebook album - or head over to the Facebook page and see all of the food-themed fun we had.