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A few notes & reviews from our clients and industry experts:

 

“Professional, easy to communicate with, and extremly high quality photos–plus the best scrapbooks out there! You can’t go wrong with adding ShutterBooth to your next event.”

- Joan Cinquegrani, Owner & Lead Planner at Five Grain Events

 

“We *love* working with ShutterBooth! They are so much fun. The booths are large and offer a clean lined, contemporary look.”

- Heather Lynne Vickery, Owner & Lead Planner at Greatest Expectations

 

We love ShutterBooth and Cheryl is great. A dedicated professional!”

- Gerber & Scarpelli Photography

 

“A great staff and wonderful customization qualities is what sets this photobooth apart.”

- Susan J., owner of The Left Bank

 

“ShutterBooth Rocks. Being in the industry I’ve worked with many different photobooths. ShutterBooth  is the best by far. Cheryl who runs the show is awesome. She’s great to work with funny and loves her clients. I’ve worked with her now countless times and the booths have always been a hit. Everyone loves them and it’s a really good little add on for your wedding or event. I would highly recommend having Shutterbooth at your wedding or event and will continue to use them at mine.”

- Ben Mahoney, Ben Mahoney Productions

 

“Thanks so much for providing the source of so many good times and memories for the Hamilton/Freck wedding on Saturday. I saw some of the shots that went into the guestbook, and I know it’ll be something Megan and Adam laugh and maybe cry over later. Everyone really enjoyed it. Thanks so much. We hope to work with you guys again in the future!”

- Rebecca, Coordinator at Soirée Weddings & Events

 

“Hi Cheryl, Just wanted to send a quick note thanking you for your work on Saturday! The photobooth was a total hit- there was a line all night! We can’t wait to see the video. Thanks for everything!

- Katie Jackson-Meara, married Chris Baldwin on June 18th, 2011 at the Chicago History Museum. Founder/Lead Planner at So Dressed Up

**Wedding featured on Style Me Pretty - click here to check it out!

 

“Great service, high-quality photos and fun props! We hired Shutterbooth for our wedding and our guests had a blast! The booth attendants were so accommodating and they presented us with an awesome album at the end of the night. In addition, we received a link the following day so that we could download all the images of the photos. We looked into other photobooth companies in the area and Shutterbooth offered the best rate and an excellent package! I highly recommend Shutterbooth to anyone interested in having a photobooth at their wedding.”

- June & Mike (via Wedding Wire), September 2nd, 2012 at The Wit Hotel in Chicago

 

“Wonderful set up and professionalism! On time, economical, and most importantly, the guests LOVED it! You can choose to do B&W, color, or sepia, or have guest choice! Plus, you can fit 10 adults in their booth! Props were wonderful and the album, amazing! Love.”

- Megan & Rob (via Wedding Wire), August 11th, 2012 at Chevy Chase Country Club in Wheeling, Illinois

 

“Shutter Booth was awesome! If you can afford it, I would HIGHLY recommend having a photo booth at your wedding and going with Shutter Booth. All of our guests had so much fun with the photo booth and it is a great way to get those who are huge dancers something fun to do and get them involved instead of just sitting at their table. I loved that they printed out two copies of every photo strip — one for the guest and another to go in a scrapbook they made for us with all of the pictures! We also received a CD with all of the photos in digital format about a week after the wedding. Our whole experience with Shutter Booth was great. They were really responsive to emails and made sure everything was on track and set before the wedding day. Our photo booth attendant was also super sweet and helpful. I would HIGHLY recommend going with Shutter Booth :)

- Amy & Justin (via Wedding Wire), August 4th, 2012, Eaglewood Resort and Spa in Itasca, Illinois

 

“We absolutely loved having you guys at the wedding and received a lot of compliments about the photo booth both during and after the wedding!  The album turned out great and since those are the only photos we have so far we continue to look at them regularly to recap the night!  Thanks again for everything!”

- Juan & Maureen, August 4th, 2012 at Harry Carry’s in Lombard, Illinois

 

“Thank you so much for your help with the wedding.  We just got back from our honeymoon, and we received the DVD as well as the ShutterYou.com email.  I have already uploaded some of our guests’ pictures to the site – what an amazing feature!  Our guests loved the photo booth, and I’m trying to convince my cousin to get one at her wedding next year!”

- Lynn & Paul, August 4th, 2012 at The Harold Washington Library in Chicago

 

“Thank you so much for your great service! Everyone loved the photo booth! I truly enjoyed looking at all of the pics the following days after the wedding. It’s a great memory and keepsake.”

- Julie & Charles, August 4th, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Illinois

 

“We used ShutterBooth for our July 2012 wedding and they were great. They were professional and the quality of pictures was excellent. The booth itself was nice and they brought in props that even went with our Chicago themed wedding. The pictures also served as nice favors for our guests who remarked they had such fun taking pictures.”

- Senaida & Orlando (via yelp.com), July 28th, 2012 at Pazzo’s in Chicago

 

“We have all great things to say about our shutterbooth experience at our wedding. Thank you to everyone at Shutterbooth for adding hours of entertainment to our wedding, and for years afterwards!”

- Kellie & Anthony, June 23rd, 2012 at Room 1520 in Chicago

**Wedding featured on Jason & Anna Photographer’s Blog – check it out here!

 

“We had a great time! Our guests loved the photobooth and have been reliving the madness from the photos we posted on Facebook.”

- Meredith & Alex, June 9th, 2012 at Galleria Marchetti in Chicago

**Wedding featured on Cage & Aquarium’s Blog – check it out here. Thanks Shelly for the shout-out!

 

“I received my DVD and I’m very happy with that and the photobook! The photobooth was definitely a highlight of my wedding and I got sooooo many great photos I wouldnt have gotten other wise!  I can’t even begin to express how happy I was with the photobooth, I’ve given your info to everyone and highly suggest everyone uses a photobooth at there wedding! Thank you so much for everything!

- Ginger & Jimmy, June 2nd, 2012 at Monty’s Banquets in Bensenville, Illinois

 

“One of the best decisions I made regarding my wedding was having Shutterbooth at the reception. I got many, many compliments on how much fun it was, and everybody got a little souvenir to take home. It has also been a blast to look through the scrapbook from that night.

Dealing with Shutterbooth was also great — they were professional, responsive, answered all of my questions, and gave me a lot of flexibility to put together a package of what I wanted.”

- Erika & Matt (via Wedding Wire), January 14th, 2012 at Holiday Inn in Carol Stream, Illinois

 

“I just wanted to say THANK YOU again for an amazing evening. Brian and I had the most wonderful weekend- and we’ve received so many compliments and comments about how amazing the whole wedding day was. Thank you for all of your hard work! The guest book turned out beautiful- and our guests had a blast!”

- Preeya & Brian, September 24th, 2011 at the Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago


**Wedding featured in the Knot Chicago Magazine Spring/Summer 2012 issue and online here!

Also featured on their photographer’s blog, David Wittig. View it here.

 

“Thanks Cheryl! We had an AMAZING response to the booth at our wedding! Thanks to your team working the event as they kept things moving very well and made sure that the scrapbook had plenty of fun messages! ”

- Andrea & Anthony, September 24th, 2011 at Tamarack Golf Club in Naperville, Illinois

 

“We really enjoyed having ShutterBooth Photobooth – Chicago at our wedding. At the end of the day, it was an added cost we felt was worthwhile. We got the Platinum Package and the cost and quality was very competitive compared to other vendors.

All the guests (young and old) loved that we had a photobooth (with props) throughout the evening. The booth itself was well-made and was able to fit a good number of people without seeming like it was going to fall apart (unlike another one my friend had at her wedding).

The two event hosts were very professional and did a fabulous job of decorating and putting my scrapbook/album together the night off. I didn’t have to worry about them one bit and they did a great job setting up and closing down without bringing any attention. To this day (almost a year later) friends and family still enjoy flipping through the scrapbook/album. Within a couple of weeks, we received a CD copy of the photobooth pics too!”

- Mimosa & Will (via yelp.com), September 17th, 2011 at the Hotel Palomar in Chicago

 

“We used Shutterbooth for our wedding, and I was extremely happy and satisfied with the experience.  Cheryl was great.

We used our monogram extensively in our wedding.  I sent her an example of what we had put together, and she sent me back TEN designs she had put together based on our monogram, in less than 36 hours, for us to pick from.  It was difficult to chose one, they were all so good.

She had the digital pictures to us within two weeks, with both the whole strips and the individual photos included.

The staff at the event was great and kept the process smooth and straightforward, including getting the guests to sign off in the photo guest book

Normally, I try to post lengthy reviews and expound upon any issues or shortcomings, but the reality of this situation is that they did everything right, went above and beyond when design the logo for the photo strips, and it was perfect.”

- Charles & Carrie (via yelp.com), September 10th, 2011 at Brookfield Zoo in Broofield, Illinois

 

“Everyone loved the photobooth and had a great time.  We really appreciate all of your help for making our day very special.  Thank you for sending us the DVD!

- Amit & Lilliam, September 4th, 2011 at the Metropolitan Club at Willis Tower in Chicago 

 

The photobooth at our wedding was huge success thanks to ShutterBooth. They brought along some fabulous props (including mustaches, fake lips, hats, etc.) and the pictures were very high quality. It really was a great addition to our wedding! The photobooth at our wedding doubled as a guestbook as well as a giveaway for our guests. I was very impressed with the guest book and how it was personalized. Cheryl and her company is easy to work with and super nice.  I would highly recommend ShutterBooth to anyone!

- Lauren & Stu (via yelp.com), September 4th, 2011 at Metropolitan Club at Willis Tower in Chicago 

*This wedding is featured on Five Grain Events Blog by planner Joan Cinquegrani – check it out here!

 

“I wanted to thank you for the services that you provided.  It was well worth the money and everyone enjoyed it immensely!  James was so surprised and i think him and his sister were in it more than anybody else was.  The album turned out awesome.”

- Katie & James, September 4th, 2011 at Seven Bridges Country Club in Woodridge, Illinois

 

“If you are thinking about a way to add to your wedding reception, get a photobooth and hire Shutterbooth! They were absolutely fantastic!! My husband and I have been dating for many years and have always gone into photobooths on vacation etc so we thought this would be fun to add to our wedding. It was totally worth it! Instead of a traditional guestbook at the entrance, we had a framed sign that read “See Photo Booth to sign our guest book”. We had a guest book next to the booth that the 2 Shutterbooth attendants worked on and allowed guests to sign and write comments by their photo strip. The guests were able to keep a duplicate copy of their pictures. Our guests had a blast and loved the prop box! We had so many fun pictures to look. It was so awesome seeing people get goofy- especially people like our grandparents who we never see like that :) The attendants did a great job and worked hard all night! Honestly, it was our favorite part of the wedding reception.”

- Jessica & Brian (via Wedding Wire), September 3rd, 2011 at Abbington Banquets in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

 

“Just wanted to say THANK YOU to you and your team for a wonderful event. Our wedding was Saturday September 3rd at the Newberry and the photobooth was a hit!  Everyone loved it!!  I really liked that you could get black and white or color photos.  Thanks again for your help!!”

- Kim & Jay, September 3rd, 2011 at the Newberry Library in Chicago

 

Thank you Cheryl! The photobooth was a big hit and we love our scrapebook. We will definitely recommend Shutterbooth to our friends/family.

- Niki & John, September 3rd, 2011 at the Palmer House in Chicago

 

“I just wanted to say thank you for all of your help in making the Shutterbooth such a hit at our wedding!  I think the photobooth was our favorite accessory of the night!  Dan and Nate were AWESOME, we absolutely loved both of them.  They were so friendly and so helpful…we were so happy with their work.Thank you again for everything!!”

- Lisa & Mike, August 28th, 2011 at Esplanade Lakes in Downers Grove, Illinois

 

“I just wanted to say the photo booth was a big hit at the wedding! It was one of the best parts of the evening and we loved looking at all the pictures. Thank you guys so much!!

- Nadine & Leonard, August 19th, 2011 at Chatuea Ritz in Niles, Illinois

 

“Hi Cheryl, I just wanted to reach out and thank you. The shutterbooth was such a huge success at our wedding! It’s STILL all everyone can talk about! Andrew and I just returned from our honeymoon. We flew out the morning after our wedding, so we were both very excited to go through the shutterbooth pictures! That book that was created is so fun! It will for sure be a lasting memory! Thank you once again. We will definitely recommend you to everyone we know!”

- Eva & Andrew, August 19th, 2011 at Chevy Chase Country Club in Wheeling, Illinois

 

“I just wanted to send you a note about our wedding on July 29th. You guys did a great job! The place cards looked gorgeous. Our book from the photobooth is amazing, you did such a nice job! Thank you and your co-workers for all of their hard work”

- Joanna & Matthew, July 29th, 2011 at Salvage One in Chicago

 

“We were so pleased with how our shutterbooth turned out and we LOVE our scrapbook:) Thanks again for everything on our special day- you made it that much more special!!!”

- Kate & Ryan, July 30th, 2011 at the Hilton Chicago 

 

“I just wanted to thank you for all of your help in arranging shutterbooth to be at our wedding on July 23, 2011.  Everything went very smoothly and our guests truly enjoyed the experience.  The hosts fantastic the whole evening. Thanks again”

- Chris & Adrienne, July 23, 2011 at Itasca Country Club in Itasca, Illinois

 

“Shutterbooth was a huge hit! I was so thankful we were warned it was closing because we would have missed taking our pics.
Thanks again for all your work on the props! Pics are adorable and so much fun to review!”

- Laurie & David, June 24th, 2011 at The Elysian Hotel (now Waldorf Astoria) in Chicago

 

“Thank you so much for everything you guys did that day!  We had a blast and we know our guests loved the photobooth.  Thanks for sending this gallery, we actually looked at it while we were on our honeymoon and were cracking up! The scrapbook is amazing!  Thank you so much for putting it together, it matches everything perfectly!!”

- Ashley & Vern, June 25th, 2011 at Seven Bridges Golf Club in Woodridge, Illinois

 

“Thanks Cheryl! I think everyone who went in there had a great time and we love the pictures!”

- Elizabeth & Will, June 11th, 2011 at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago

 

“We booked ShutterBooth for our wedding on 5/28 and they were fantastic.  Very professional reservation and setup process and all our guests loved it!  The props they brought made for some hilarious pictures of all our friends and family and the scrapbook turned out fantastic.  Cheryl created an beautiful logo for the photo strips and our guests got a copy of the phots to take home as well as a momento.  Overall, could not recommend more!”

- Aaron & Carrie, May 28th, 2011 at the Blackstone Hotel in Chicago

 

“THANK YOU!! So much to all of you for all of your hard work and all of your time spent on our wedding!! We were SOO happy with how everything turned out and could not have been more pleased. Cheryl, the shutterbooth was a blast…. everyone LOVED it and the pictures are hilarious!”

- Catherine & Sean, May 28th, 2011 at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) in Chicago

**This wedding was featured in the 5th Anniversary Issue of CS Brides (December 2011). Check it out on Courtney Callahan’s blog here

You can view the amazing photos from Catherine & Sean’s wedding on photographer Simply Jessie’s blog here and here. Enjoy!

 

“The photobooth was a HIT!!!!!!  All our guests including us, LOVED IT!  Thank you!”

- Kim & Mike, April 17th, 2011 at Prairie Productions in Chicago

 

“The photobooth was one of the best parts of the night! Most of our guests took advantage of it. The signed guest book is awesome. We love reading it and looking at all the fun photos! The guys from your company were awesome to work with! We are so happy with our decision to go with your company! ”

- Marina & Alex, October 23, 2010 at the Sofitel Hotel in Chicago

 

“Just wanted to send a thanks to you and your team at Shutterbooth.  The photo booth was a hit at our wedding and the guests really enjoyed it!  Also, I’m so glad we got the scrapbook!  They turned out great.  So, just wanted to say thanks for helping make our reception so fun and memorable.  We will be sure to refer you to other friends who are getting married next year.”

- Mike & Susan, October 10th, 2010 at Concorde Banquets in Kildeer, Illinois

 

“We used Shutterbooth at our wedding and it was so much fun!  The quality of pictures was fantastic, I swear everyone takes good pictures in these booths!  I figured it would mainly be my friends using the booth (and they did use it a lot!)  but all my older relatives seemed to be really into it too.  I don’t think it had a break all evening!  Highly recommend them!!!”

- Kimberly & Daniel, September 10th, 2010 at Galleria Marchetti in Chicago

 

“Thank you and your team for the photobooth on our reception!  Everyone had a great time, the logo looked beautiful, and the picture guestbook was a huge hit with the family.”

- Tanu & Karthik, September 5th, 2010 at Drury Lane in Oak Brook, Illinois

 

“The pictures are great. We had so many compliments from our guests that had never seen a photobooth at a wedding and loved it! as you can see it was a total hit. Thanks again for all of your help.”

- Lisa & Scott, September 4th, 2010 at Medinah Banquets in Addison, Illinois

 

“Hi Cheryl- I just wanted to thank you for everything for my wedding. The booth was a HIT and the pics are just wonderful. The layout and designs on the photos were perfect as well. It was wonderful!!! I got a lot of compliments on the idea and the service. Thanks again for everything you have done & please thank the attendants as well. It was a great experience and now I have great memories.”

- Amanda & Richard, September 3rd, 2010 at Empress Banquets in Addison, Illinois

 

“I just wanted to thank you for your help in arranging the ShutterBooth for Emily and Andrew’s wedding reception, July 31st.   It was a tremendous success.  Dolores and Erik were fantastic hosts and everyone enjoyed the picture booth.  The bookmarks, inserts and photo album were great.  Everything was set up and ready to go in a timely manner.  We had so many positive comments about ShutterBooth.  Andrew and Emily loved it.

I appreciate everything you did in helping us plan ShutterBooth for the reception.  You and ShutterBooth were great.”

- Mom of the Bride, Emily & Andrew’s Wedding, July 31, 2010 at Rolling Green Country Club in Arlington Heights

 

“Shutterbooth is awesome!! We had a great experience working with Cheryl and the staff at Shutterbooth and our guests LOVED it!! Everything from the initial meeting, the affordability, the custom logos and cards on the photostrips, the attendants taking care of the book we used to collect strips – it all was perfect! Guests had so much fun in the booth and the end product is a keepsake.”

- Sarah & Nick, May 22nd, 2010 at Metropolis Ballroom in Arlington Heights, Illinois

 

“I just wanted to say thank you SO MUCH again for the awesome job you and the Shutterbooth team did for my wedding on 4/10. The logo on the strips was perfect and that scrapbook that you made is amazing! Everyone definitely loved the photobooth and had a great time with it! You guys are awesome and did an awesome job and I just wanted you to know how grateful we were for all your work! The scrapbook is definitely a great memory of the night!

I will definitely recommend you in a heartbeat if I know of anyone else that is getting married or needs a photobooth for an event!”

- Vicky & Kevin, April 10th, 2010 at Chicago Mart Plaza Hotel in Chicago

 

“ShutterBooth was by far the best vendor we used. Cheryl was great! She stayed longer than we had agreed and really made sure everyone who wanted to take pictures got to. The scrapbook was a big hit and very creative. It was so nice to get it that night and she even sent me extra photos later of all the ones that Jonas and I were in. Really great quality service!”

- Mollie & Jonas, July 25th, 2009 at Architectural Artifacts in Chicago

 

“First, I wanted to thank you for the photo strips last holiday season.  It was SUCH a nice surprise, and they’ve made great bookmarks all year for us.  Thanks for thinking of us beyond our wedding.  Amongst all the wedding vendors and people you deal with during a wedding, you and Shutterbooth stood out as great people to work with.  Hope your wedding went well and have a good day!”

- Jennifer & Chris, July 17th, 2009 at Westin Chicago Northwest in Itasca, Illinois

 

“It was great working with you. You made everything so easy and answered all of our questions during the planning time. We absolutely LOVED the photobooth as did all of our guests. The scrapbook is amazing! It was more than we expected. Thanks again for all of your help!!! ”

- Venessa & Glen, May 24th, 2009, Riverside Receptions in Geneva, Illinois

 

“My husband and I are thrilled with the service we received from Shutterbooth. From the time we booked with them, until after our wedding, the customer service has been wonderful. Before the wedding, Cheryl worked with me to create a beautiful custom design to run on all the photo strips. The attendants at my wedding were professional, helpful and friendly, and the photobooth was definitely one of the most fun parts of my wedding day. By the time the reception was over, not only did my guests and I have wonderful photo keepsakes, but I had a very special, unique, and color coordinated (to match my wedding colors/theme) scrapbook that was ready to take home that night. The photos were put up online right away after the wedding so my friends and family could see them all. After the wedding I also received the digital negatives to all the images, and I even received a Christmas card with a photo bookmark of my husband and I. I have been to a lot of other weddings in the past couple of years, many with photobooths, and none had the quality products/services that Shutterbooth did. Cheryl and everyone at Shutterbooth were so thoughtful and professional, they are amazing and went above and beyond. I will continue to recommend them to anyone I know who is looking for a photobooth!”

- Christina & Steve

 

 

 

“Cheryl and her team were great! From the beginging to the end Cheryl worked with me. She made sure I felt comfortable with my package I was getting and explained everything I needed to know. I loved the photobooth from the very first time I saw it at the “Out of the Box Cocktail Party” downtown in Chicago. I just knew I had to have it for my wedding. It was a huge hit with all of the guests! Everybody talked about it after the wedding saying how it was such a great piece to add to a wedding. My new husband even told me “good call on the booth” Our attendents that worked that night were wonderful. They were very professional and helpful with all our questions. Everybody got to keep a photo and then one was put in a scrapbook for me and my new hubby. Our guests signed the scrapbook and now we have another set of memories to look back on. We loved every minute of it and were very pleased that our guests enjoyed it too! Again many thanks to Cheryl and her crew!”

- Kate & Ernesto

 

“In Short: Excellent customer service.  Accommodated us within 1 month of our wedding.  Catered to our requests, answered questions in an expedient manner.  Friendly attendant.  Great price.

Details: Our wedding was in June 2009.  A photo booth was one of the best ideas for our wedding!  My sister was married a month prior to my own wedding (in the same hotel no less) and after experiencing ShutterBooth first hand, I knew it would be a great idea.

Cheryl answered all my questions and allowed us to receive the same pricing as my sister’s wedding.  We were also the 1st customers who had the chance to choose both colored and black and white photos.  All in all, great memories for the guests and us.  My wife and I even took a picture with the ShutterBooth attendant at the end of the night!”

- Ronald Tam (via yelp.com)

 

“I wanted to take this opportunity to thank Shutterbooth for a great time and excellent service for the photobooth for our wedding reception.  Everyone loved it, the pictures came out great, and the scrapbook is something that my new wife and I will treasure for years to come. Thanks again!”

- Pamela & Riki

 

 

Contact Information

Downtown Studio
2640 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
773-327-5870
cheryl@shutterbooth.com

P.O. Box 476759
Chicago, IL 60647