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York, PA – Keystone Wounded Warriors Photo Booth

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

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: http://fox43.com/2015/03/10/3rd-annual-these-colors-dont-run-fashion-show-comes-to-york/ Keystone Wounded Warriors...

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

Posted on Feb 20, 2015 in All Articles, Local Area Articles, Weddings and Party Articles

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. Remember that barns come in all shapes and sizes,...

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Shining Star Photo Booth Receives Blue WeddingWire Rated™ Badge

Posted on Feb 14, 2015 in All Articles, Local Area Articles, Shining Star News

Shining Star Photo Booth Receives Blue WeddingWire Rated™ Badge York, PA –February 12, 2014 – WeddingWire, the nation’s leading online wedding marketplace, is thrilled to announce that Shining Star Photo Booth has received the WeddingWire Rated™ Blue 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 Wedding Wire. The program recognizes businesses across more than 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, and...

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Why are engagement sessions so important?

Posted on Feb 4, 2015 in All Articles, Local Area Articles

Shining Star Photo Booth is happy to feature guest blogger Scott Josuweit of SMJ Photography. Visit Scott’s website at http://www.smjphotography.net Why are engagement sessions so important? Engagement sessions. Some people love them and think they’re a necessity. Others hate them and think that they’re just another way for their photographer to make a quick buck. I’ve compiled my top three reasons for why I think engagement sessions are so important to do. I hope they make your decision about engagement sessions a bit easier! It’s an opportunity to get to know...

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Hashtag Your Wedding 101

Posted on Jan 16, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Weddings and Party Articles

Creating a successful hashtag for your wedding   Starting in the 1980s, brides used disposable cameras on reception tables to allow guests to take wedding photos during the festivities. While this idea is still a popular one, the method of capturing moments has changed. Gone are the days of buying cameras and developing film; these days, advances in camera technology in smart phones have made snapping creative and candid photos easier than ever. One such advancement, Instagram, is a photography app that allows iPhone and Android users to share photos using comments and hashtags (What is...

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How to get a marriage license in Lancaster County PA

Posted on Jan 2, 2015 in All Articles, Local Area Articles, Weddings and Party Articles

Not sure how to get a marriage license in Lancaster Pennsylvania? We have you covered! Shining Star Photo Booth will be adding marriage license information for all our surrounding areas!  First up – Lancaster PA! Marriage Licenses Applicants who don’t speak English may not translate for each other. A third party translator, 18 or older, must be present with valid ID at the time of application. Both parties must appear in person to apply for a license. When to Apply Both parties should be present in our office with required documents ready by 4:15 p.m. Licenses are valid for 60...

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