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Employee Appreciation Day – Treat your staff!

Posted on Aug 3, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Photo Booth Articles

Employee Appreciation Day; ignite it with a photo booth rental!   CEOs, Company Presidents, Owners, and other senior management across the United States have the chance to express thanks and reward their workers on Employee Appreciation Day. This non-official holiday occurs on the first Friday in March annually. Training new staff is costly, and wise employers use many ways to boost worker morale and help retain good employees and their valuable expertise. Employee Recognition is a large industry in its own right, and there are many university studies and courses dedicated to...

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Planning a Sweet 16 Party with a Photo Booth

Posted on Aug 1, 2015 in All Articles, Event Articles and Ideas, Photo Booth Articles

How to plan a Sweet 16 party (including renting a photo booth as entertainment and party favors!)   A party to celebrate a teen girl’s passage to early adulthood is called a Sweet Sixteen Party. Parties vary in style, depth, and budget. Often a formal event, it is held to usher the girl into another stage of maturity in her life. For many girls, their Sweet 16 is an important milestone in the transition into adulthood, and is second only to her wedding. Planning a Sweet Sixteen birthday party is something that should not be taken lightly, as it is much more than a typical birthday...

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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...

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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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Say cheese! Photo booth rentals are the hottest party trend

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

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 online or calling your local party supplier. Two...

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