All Articles

All of our articles about weddings, events, photo booths, tips, ideas, and so much more

Shining Star Photo Booth receives Bronze WeddingWire Rated™ Badge

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

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 recognizes businesses across more than 20 service...

Read More

Shining Star Photo Booth Appoints New Photo Booth Event Specialist

Posted on Jul 20, 2015 in All Articles, Press Releases, Shining Star News

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 lighting, and commercial applications including event,...

Read More

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

Posted on Jul 17, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Weddings and Party Articles

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 choreographed entrances and more. While entrances...

Read More

Photo booths help stray animals find a home

Posted on Jul 14, 2015 in All Articles, Photo Booth Articles

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 adopted: put them in a photo booth and snap away. The...

Read More

Warning! Potential PA Bridal Show and Wedding Expo Scams

Posted on Jul 10, 2015 in All Articles, Local Area Articles, Weddings and Party Articles

“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 not being taken by a scammer. Here are just a few...

Read More

Bridal Couples Names, Who’s Name Comes First?

Posted on Mar 31, 2015 in All Articles, Weddings and Party Articles

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 decide per item. Welcome bags at the hotel? Not...

Read More