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We are happy to bring you news and information on what the hot topics are in the event entertainment, party planning, and wedding industry. We scour the internet to bring you useful advice, tips and news content. Bookmark this page and check back often!  Courtesy of your friends at Shining Star Photo Booth, the best photo booth rental and event entertainment company in the York, Harrisburg, Lancaster and Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland areas! If you have any relevant news or information you would like to share with us, please contact us!


 

How to pick the RIGHT photo booth

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in All Articles, Photo Booth Articles | 0 comments

How to pick the RIGHT photo booth

Thinking of a photo booth for your event or wedding in the York, Harrisburg or Lancaster area?
How to pick the one that is right for you. Your guide to renting a photo booth.

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Hanover teacher says ‘yes’ to wedding proposal

Posted by on Jun 5, 2014 in Local Area Articles | 0 comments

Hanover teacher says ‘yes’ to wedding proposal

Jaron Starner surprised Amanda Hillery-Mills at an award ceremony with a plaque reading ‘Will you marry me?’ Already emotional from watching her sixth-grade students receive end-of-the-year awards, Amanda Hillery-Mills couldn’t hold back the tears as she watched her boyfriend take the Hanover Middle School stage. As she walked toward Jaron Starner, her boyfriend of four years, he talked about her dedication to the school, her growth over the past year and, finally, how much he loved her. When she reached the stage and he...

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Hanover wedding couple moves Gettysburg wedding after government shutdown

Posted by on Oct 4, 2013 in All Articles, Local Area Articles | 0 comments

Hanover wedding couple moves Gettysburg wedding after government shutdown

Government shutdown caused Jodi Little and Michael Markle of Hanover to change their venue from the Gettysburg amphitheater to a family member’s backyard.

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Wedding Gowns… big box retail store style!

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in All Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Wedding Gowns… big box retail store style!

The average woman spends $1,211 on her wedding dress, according to a survey of 20,000 brides from The Knot. In fact, the average cost of a wedding is the highest it’s been in years at $28,427. With sites like Pinterest providing opulent inspiration and an increased focus on celebrity wedding style, it’s no wonder ladies are spending so much, but sometimes our budgets don’t match our dreams. Thankfully big brands are eager to fulfill our needs and this market void with gorgeous looks for less. Many mass retailers have jumped...

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Shining Star PhotoBooth expands with an elegant second booth!

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Local Area Articles, Photo Booth Articles, Shining Star News | 0 comments

Shining Star PhotoBooth expands with an elegant second booth!

Shining Star Photo Booth is happy to announce that we are expanding to our second booth. This new booth will have all of our current features including Social Media Uploads, 22 Inch Touch Screen, Ability to email your photos at the event, Unlimited customized prints and the list goes on. All of this in a new custom design that looks amazing! The new booth offers the elegance and quality that is the driving traits behind all we do at Shining Star Photo Booth. Now with two styles of booths to choose, you can count on Shining Star Photo Booth to...

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Photo booth rentals from the eyes of a wedding guest, the booth experience!

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in All Articles, Featured Articles, Photo Booth Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Photo booth rentals from the eyes of a wedding guest, the booth experience!

Photo Booths are an in demand service for weddings, not only in the York, Lancaster, and Harrisburg area, but all of the US is seeing a huge demand for photo booth rental services. You may be asking what all the buzz is about. We have the perfect article to dive right into that! An experience with the photo booth… by an anonymous wedding guest. An essay on observation of an experience – posted to an internet forum that discusses photo booths. (Disclaimer: this was written by an anonymous person and posted to the internet, it was...

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If going to weddings costs too much: Meet the refuseniks!

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in All Articles, Photo Booth Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

If going to weddings costs too much: Meet the refuseniks!

Folks often struggle with this article’s very topic, and as a result, many weddings are faced with the question “how can I make this fun and memorable for my guests?”.  We believe that our fun and entertaing photo booths and comical dressup props provide the ideal low cost solution for those looking to keep your wedding guests engaged in fun and entertained; and they get to take home some amazing photos of themselves and other guests! NEW YORK (Reuters) – If you were thinking of inviting Marissa Anwar to your wedding,...

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Comeback of photo booths exposes yearning for what’s real!

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Featured Articles, Photo Booth Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Comeback of photo booths exposes yearning for what’s real!

Cellphone photos are disposable and forgettable. In a photo booth, you plunk your money in and the result is frozen on film and in time. Hipster bars lead the way. I was taking photos at a music after-party in Pomona when a guy went off on me for stealing his friend’s image. I might have been forgiven for thinking the friend would appreciate the attention. He was standing in the back room of Aladdin Jr.’s cafe with an open umbrella over his head. But no matter; I explained I was a journalist. His buddy was having none of it....

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Say cheese! Photo booth rentals are the hottest party trend

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Featured Articles, Photo Booth Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Say cheese! Photo booth rentals are the hottest party trend

In the words of Ferris Bueller, it is so choice. If you have the means, I highly recommend picking one up. Ferris was talking about a Ferrari, but the sentiment applies equally well to a photo booth. Photo booths are one of the hottest party trends out there, popping up everywhere from wedding receptions to galas and parties. They serve as both entertainment and historian, serving up fun to guests while recording the event’s memorable moments. There are dozens of companies that deal in photo booth rentals; you can find them by searching...

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