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Shining Star Photo Booth receives Bronze WeddingWire Rated™ Badge

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in All Articles, Photo Booth Articles, Press Releases, Shining Star News | 0 comments

Shining Star Photo Booth receives Bronze WeddingWire Rated™ Badge

Shining Star Photo Booth who services the York, Lancaster, and Harrisburg area Receives Bronze WeddingWire Rated™ Badge York, PA – July 22, 2015 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, is thrilled to announce that Shining Star Photo Booth has received the WeddingWire Rated™ Bronze badge for excellence in Photo Booth Entertainment and Rentals. The esteemed WeddingWire Rated™ program recognizes wedding professionals who have received positive newlywed reviews about their business on WeddingWire. The program...

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Shining Star Photo Booth Appoints New Photo Booth Event Specialist

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in All Articles, Press Releases, Shining Star News | 0 comments

Shining Star Photo Booth Appoints New Photo Booth Event Specialist

York, PA – Shining Star Photo Booth announced that Cassidy Billet has joined the firm to further develop their growing event entertainment services. She will primarily focus on photo booth rentals and event photography in the York, Lancaster, Harrisburg, and Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland regions. Cassidy Billet comes with a wealth of experience within the photography industry. She spent the last several years at the Antonelli Institute of Graphic Design and Photography where Cassidy was focused on photo sciences, advanced...

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Six Unique Wedding Trends of 2015 to Ignite Your Big Day (other than a photo booth!)

Posted by on Jul 17, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Six Unique Wedding Trends of 2015 to Ignite Your Big Day (other than a photo booth!)

From York to Lancaster to Harrisburg and across Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland, Shining Star Photo Booth sees today’s emerging wedding trends first hand. Along with our photo booth rentals and event entertainment services which are a mainstay for wedding receptions, we always enjoy seeing the creative ways wedding couples ignite their big day with fun. Here are six unique trends that you and your guests will love!   Grand Entrances When the wedding party and the newly married couple enter their reception, expect to see...

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Photo booths help stray animals find a home

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in All Articles, Photo Booth Articles | 0 comments

Photo booths help stray animals find a home

While we often associate photo booths with weddings, birthday parties, graduation parties, proms, retirement parties, reunions, and other celebrations, some folks are using them in very unique ways to create awareness and create powerful social media campaigns. As you know, Shining Star Photo Booth is an avid supporter of animal rights and pride ourselves in being animal lovers. We came across a terrific example of this recently and want to share it with everyone. A Utah animal shelter has found the ultimate way to get stray dogs and cats...

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Martins West – July 11, 2015 – Photo Booth

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Recent Events | 0 comments

Martins West – July 11, 2015 – Photo Booth

Event: Wedding celebration Location: Martins West, 6817 Dogwood Rd, Windsor Mill, MD 21244 Services: Photo booth services and booth area uplighting Shining Star Photo Booth provided the photo booth entertainment for the wedding celebration of John and Tonya held at the Martins West Reception Venue in Windsor Mills, Baltimore MD. The venue is a very elegant facility and offers full service event hosting. Tonight’s photo fun consisted of our Enchanted Photo Gazebo with a white silk petals backdrop accompanied with white taffeta gazebo drapes....

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Shady Maple Banquet Hall – July 11, 2015

Posted by on Jul 11, 2015 in Recent Events | 0 comments

Shady Maple Banquet Hall – July 11, 2015

Event: Wedding celebration Location: Shady Maple Banquet Hall, 129 Toddy Drive, East Earl, PA, 17519 Services: Photo Booth and booth area uplighting Shining Star Photo Booth provided the photo booth entertainment for the wedding celebration of Jacob and Sawako held at the Shady Maple Banquet Hall in East Earl, PA. Shady Maple is well known in the Lancaster and Central Pennsylvania area for its smorgasbord dining. While that is their best known aspect, Shady Maple is also well equipped with a full services catering and banquet facility that...

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Warning! Potential PA Bridal Show and Wedding Expo Scams

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in All Articles, Local Area Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Warning! Potential PA Bridal Show and Wedding Expo Scams

“Scammers set up a Web site advertising a fake bridal show and wedding expo billed as the “biggest and most extravagant” and used it to steal from thousands of brides-to-be and their vendors, who were lured by chances to win “fabulous gifts and prizes,” police and FBI experts said Monday.” The scenario is very real and is happening across the country, leaving brides stranded and without recourse. When looking at bridal shows and wedding expos, make certain to give them your due diligence to assure you are...

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Bridal Couples Names, Who’s Name Comes First?

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in All Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Bridal Couples Names, Who’s Name Comes First?

Bridal Couples, Who’s Name Comes First? Typical protocol says that prior to the wedding day (on Save the Dates, Invitations, etc.) that the bride’s name precedes the groom’s. And after the wedding day (on Thank You cards, Address Labels, etc.) that the groom’s name precedes hers. OK, makes good enough sense… But what about DURING the wedding on… Welcome Bags, Programs, Favors, Guest Books, Cocktail Napkins, etc? How do you list the names? Seems like there are Two Options: Stick with the protocol above and...

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York, PA – Keystone Wounded Warriors Photo Booth

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in All Articles, Local Area Articles, Photo Booth Articles, Recent Events, Shining Star News | 0 comments

York, PA – Keystone Wounded Warriors Photo Booth

Shining Star Photo Booth is happy to have been part of the These Colors Don’t Run fundraising event for the Keystone Wounded Warriors Foundation.  It is our second year supporting this well deserving charity. Each year the event features an evening of fun entertainment that everyone can enjoy. This year the event was held at the Valencia Ballroom, 142 N.George St., York, Pa 17401 USA Here is a link to a story from Fox43 that highlighted the event a few days prior:...

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Barn Weddings and Rustic Weddings, it’s what’s in!

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in All Articles, Local Area Articles, Weddings and Party Articles | 0 comments

Barn Weddings and Rustic Weddings, it’s what’s in!

Central Pennsylvania Rustic Barn Wedding Venues A barn can be the perfect place for a rustic or country wedding. Today weddings in a barn are taking place all over the country and offer the bride and groom a chance to hold their wedding in a very personable and unique location. Just like farm weddings, a barn wedding can be dressed up or dressed down to match the style and decor of your wedding and offer endless charm. Barns for weddings and their venues can be found all over the country from Maine to California and everywhere in between....

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