Rent one of our photo booths for your holiday party in Colorado Springs!
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Rent one of our photo booths for your holiday party in Colorado Springs!
We had a fantastic time running our VW bus photo booth at the Meadowgrass Music Festival May 23-25, 2014. We set up our booth and tent, and camped out for 3 days of wonderful music and terrific people.
We took our photo booth in a VW bus to a birthday party this weekend, where it was a huge hit! It’s easy for us to take our booth to short parties since we are totally mobile, and you don’t have to worry about finding a spot big enough in your house for it since we can park right outside.
So how does this photo booth thing work? It’s just like the other photo booths that are making their rounds at parties these days, except it’s inside a 1971 Volkswagen bus. You grab a friend or two, grab some silly props if you wish, and climb inside. We then start it up, and you can see yourself in the monitor, where you also see a countdown. The photo booth automatically takes a sequence of 4 pictures, showing you each shot as it takes it, and then immediately prints out a photo strip.
If you haven’t been in a photo booth in a while (or ever!) you’ll be surprised how much fun it is. Even though we can all easily take “selfies” with our phone these days, there’s just something about squeezing into the booth with friends or family and hamming it up together at a festive occasion.
You can learn all about Ginger the Photo Love Bus at photolovebus.com. Ginger is available for Colorado Springs weddings, birthday parties, corporate events, fundraisers, reunions, bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs and other parties and events.
Mary Lynne’s VW bus photo booth was a huge hit this weekend at CMCA’s mother/son and father/daughter dances! Their ’70s theme went perfectly with our 1971 Volkswagen bus. You can follow our bus on Facebook at facebook.com/photolovebus.
Get all the info about our Colorado Springs photo booth in a VW bus at photolovebus.com.
PPC is back with a vengeance.
March 23 12:00pm-2:30pm
inside & out
Running a successful wedding photography studio catering to mid to high end clientele with zero employees. How I manage to get everything done on a timely basis and continue to exceed my clients expectations. Not only are my clients happy, but in love with the pictures and product I deliver to them and their willingness to spread the word and be my biggest marketing evangelists.
Some of the things that will be discussed
Picking up his first “real” camera in 1969, Travis was hooked on photography from the first press of the shutter button. Largely self taught, Travis looked to W. Eugene Smith, Gary Winogrand, Roy DeCarava, and Ralph Gibson among others as his early “mentors”. During college and his 30+ years in corporate America, Travis continued to pursue photography as a serious hobby. Hooking up with several galleries in Denver allowed him the opportunity to have his work on display and available for collectors. Life was good! Then about 20 years ago some friends asked him to photograph their wedding. Reluctantly he accepted their request and soon discovered his new found passion. 14 years ago Travis quit his lucrative corporate position and dived into his fulltime wedding career. He hasn’t looked back!
March 23 3:00pm-5:00pm
Mary Lynne Ashley
Why the “Mom Photographers” Are Kicking Your Butt (and what you can do about it!)
While we all bemoan the fact that there are boatloads of unqualified photographers out there charging close to nothing for a session that includes a bunch of lousy digital images on disc, the truth is that there are also lots of new “mom photographers” out there who are totally rocking it, and making a good living doing so. Let’s talk about what makes these modern photographers successful and what lessons we can all (mom or not) learn from them.
Mary Lynne (M.Photog.Cr., CPP) has specialized in photographing babies and children since 2001. Like many female photographers, she was inspired to get into photography while learning how to take better photos of her own children. She loves teaching others, and has helped hundreds of camera owners learn how to start taking creative control of their DSLRs by taking them out of auto mode. Her business, two teens, two dogs and feisty cat keep her on the go.
We have a power packed year full of exciting education, not to mention our brand new location for all the events!
Get out your calendar and mark off
the dates for 2014!
March 23 12:00pm-5:00pm
November 1 & 2
More information to come!
We promise you won’t want to miss 2014!
Woohoo! We were excited to launch our new Photo Love Bus photo booth at the St. Patrick’s Day parade in downtown Colorado Springs on March 15, 2014. We setup during the parade and race (until the wind proved to be too much and chased us away), and collected donations for one of our very favorite charities, National Mill Dog Rescue.
Ginger our 1971 VW bus got so much attention! And I was surprised how many people came up to us and asked “that’s a ’71, right?” People know their Volkswagens, apparently. If you would like to keep up with Ginger’s whereabouts, our Facebook page is probably the best way: https://www.facebook.com/photolovebus. The Photo Love Bus photo booth is available for weddings and other private parties, corporate events and fundraisers.
Photo booths are hot right now and are a popular addition to weddings, reunions, corporate events and other types of parties. I remember squeezing into one with a friends a couple times at the beach years ago and thinking how it was the most fun thing ever.
Photo booths are fun, silly, sometimes a little embarrassing, and liven up any party. Even the most boring people are forced to crack a smile and have fun in a photo booth!
Along with the popularity of photo booths has come a rise in the number of companies offering them to keep up with the demand. If you’re thinking about renting one for your next event, keep in mind the quality of these booths varies pretty significantly. Some have pretty crappy lighting, use sub-par cameras, or print your photo strips from an inkjet printer. If you’re going to make the investment in a photo booth for your party, be sure the booth you rent will produce quality photos from a high-quality printer.
I’ve been helping my dear friend and studio partner Tom with his new photo booth lately, and I recommend giving him a call if you’re looking into renting one. He recently purchased a photo booth and reworked everything to his perfectionist standards, upgrading the camera and creating top quality lighting. You won’t find better images from any other photo booth in town. In addition, his booth is a sturdy structure with a solid and professional look.
Your photo strips can be customized for your event, and you’ll receive all the digital images after your event. We can also create a background customized specifically for your event, and the booth comes stocked with lots of fun props.
The photo booth starts at $550 for two hours of unlimited booth sessions and is an additional $100/hour. The price includes setup, tear-down and a full-time attendant during the event. For more information or to book the booth for your event, call Tom at 719-520-0706 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.