Frequently Asked Questions

What's so different about this photo booth than others?

While there are many different photo booths with varying degree of sophistication and quality, there is nothing like a Hello Photo Booth. It's built using state of the art technology, social interaction and professional grade photo quality. And it's incredibly fun for people to use.

Think of it as the "Chanel" of photo booths.

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How early do I need to book a photo booth before my event date?

We recommend you reserve a photo booth as early as you can since our availability fills up fast. A small non-refundable deposit is required to hold the photo booth for your event. We accept cash, cheque, major credit cards and email money transfers.

Can we have a special message on our photo booth strips?

Absolutely! Our in-house graphic design team will create a custom template with your name, date, company logo, images, or anything else you would like.

How do I pay?

We accept all major credit cards and e-transfers. Deposits are required within 24 hours of booking your photo booth.

How portable is your photo booth?

Our photo booth is very portable but doesn't like many stairs. It fits in any elevator, it can be indoors or outdoors, you can even take photos on the beach, however, it does require an electrical outlet for power.

What kind of printer do you use?

We use the latest digital printing technology – professional dye-sublimation printers. These printers produce photo lab quality digital prints ready in seconds. Printed photos will not fade, smudge, or smear.

Do my guests have to pay to use the booth?

No. The photo booth rental is all-inclusive and available to everyone at the event. You and your guests can use the photo booth as often as you would like for the duration of the time booked.

What is included in the photo booth rental?

Your photo booth rental is all-inclusive that you specify at the time of your booking. Every photo booth will include (depending on your package):

  • Unlimited use of the photo booth during rental period
  • Instant digital photos printed on-site - colour or black & white (pending package)
  • Custom and personalized photo strip design - can include any text, colours, company logo, images, in any design style (pending package)
  • Choice of many different fun backdrops (pending package)
  • Delivery, set up, and take down of photo booth - outside of the rental time
  • Large selection of props - to enhance the fun and excitement
  • All high-resolution digital pictures will be provided after the event (pending package)

I do not see a package that fits my event, can I customize a package?

Yes. We can customize an entire package that will meet your needs in any way we can. Contact us today for more information.

Will there be someone there to operate the photo booth?

Yes, we will have a fully trained photo booth specialist at your event to make sure your guest have loads of fun! And hassle free of course.

How far will you travel?

We are based in Campbell River and travel to Port McNeill, Courtenay and Nanaimo to bring a portable photo booth to your special event. Additional travel charges may apply.

Why would I need a photo booth if I already hired a photographer?

Photographers do a remarkable job capturing the memories of your special day. However, most photographers do not offer packages that lend themselves for the entire duration of your event.

Photographers capture those special priceless moments.

Hello Photo Booth will compliment your photographer. Our photo booth provides an element of fun and entertainment that a photographer cannot capture. Not only do we capture the candid moments of your event, our photo booth produces instant digital prints for your guests to take with them.

How does the photo booth work?

It’s easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Get Ready!
  2. Take the Photos!
  3. See the Results!

In less than 20 seconds, it is the moment of truth - your prints are ready.

Can the photo booth be set up outdoors?

Yes. Our go anywhere photo booth can be used on a dock, a beach, or at any outdoor event provided there is a power outlet. Weather may also determine the outdoor usage.

How much space do I need for the photo booth?

The most common set up for the photo booth incorporates a bench and curtain backdrop. The recommended floor area required is approximately 8’ by 8’. Additional space and table may be needed for the guests to sign a guest book.

What is the best location for the photo booth?

The best location for the photo booth is in a high traffic area. This will guarantee our photo booth attracts the most attention and delivers the most fun and entertainment at your event.

Why use Hello Photo Booth?

Hello Photo Booth most affordable photo booth rental company on Vancouver Island. We provide the best customer service and care and the most value well beyond the cost.

We also have the very latest and best in photo technology guaranteed to make your event truly memorable.

How many people can fit in the picture?

As many as you can squeeze in front of the camera! Group shots are great and easy! It’s also wheel chair friendly.

How long does it take to set up the photo booth?

A photo booth takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes. Take down about the same.

What size are the photos?

We can produce two printed formats; two identical 2x6 photo strips or a single 4x6 print.