Q. I would like to reserve my date … what do I need to do?
A. Please contact us to confirm availability and provide us with additional details. Upon
confirmation of availability and terms, We will email a rental agreement for your review.
A $250 deposit is required to hold your date.
Q. Do I need to return a signed contract to Photo Party KC?
A. Yes, confirmation of your date and acceptance of our terms and conditions along
with your deposit are all we need to hold your date.
Q. Is the deposit refundable?
A. The deposit is fully refundable up to 30 days prior to your event. Remaining balance is due within 14 days of your event.
but may be paid anytime prior. Advance payment may be made with cash, checks or credit card*, however we are only able to accept cash or credit card at your event if arrangements are made in advance.
Q. Do you take personal checks?
A. Yes, we accept personal checks (payable to Photo Party KC) as well as all major credit cards*.
Q. How big is the photo booth?
A. The “footprint” of the photo booth will be determined by which photo booth option you prefer. A wedding enclosure will accommodate up to 8 people, our inflatable enclosure will accommodate up to 6 and our open air can easily accommodate up to 12 people. (we have had 22 people in it!)
Q. How much space is needed overall for the photo booth?
A. A 12’x12’ area will comfortably accommodate any of our photo booths as well as a small table where guests can write personal messages for your memory book.
Q. Do we need to provide the table for the memory book?
A. No, we come prepared with our own. However, we ask that you have our venue provide a hi-top cocktail table for beverages located near booth.
Q. Can the photo booth be used outside?
A. Yes, we can set the photo booth up outside, however, it must be on a level surface (e.g. cement patio, inside garage, etc). The location must also be covered and offer protection from inclement weather. Access to electricity is also required. If you are uncertain about the location you are considering, please feel free to contact us.
Q. Will my venue require any special hook ups to accommodate the photo booth?
A. No, a standard AC power outlet located within a 15' distance is all that is required.
Q. Are there any other things that need to be considered to ensure that the photo booth can be set up at my venue?
A. Please make sure that your event location is handicap accessible. Many older buildings do not have ramps or elevators large enough to accommodate our photo booth. If there are stairs that need to be navigated please let us know ahead of time so that we can be prepared.
Q. What happens if there is a technical problem with the photo booth during my event?
A. Our photo booths are guaranteed to be running a minimum of 90% of the time during your rental period. We may occasionally have a break in the action to replace photo paper or other supplies. We have never had to cancel an event due to technical problems and come prepared to address every possible potential issue we can think of.
Q. What size are the photo strips?
A. We offer three sizes to fit all tastes and budgets! ... 5 inches wide by 7 inches long, 2 inches wide by 6 inches long and our postcard style which is 4 inches by 6 inches. Please contact us so we can discuss which works best for you!
Q. How many poses do you get with each photo strip?
A. Three to Four, your choice! … Guests will pose for a series of four photographs taken approximately 10 seconds apart.
Q. How long does it take for the photo strips to print?
A. Approximately 20 seconds.
Q. Can you tell me about the quality of the photo strips?
A. Our photo strips are printed on high quality archival paper and are smudge and scratch resistant. We use the latest digital technology to ensure a clear picture with vibrant color. We are proud to say that the quality of the pictures in our photo strips are second to none!
Q. Can reprints of the photo strips be ordered after my event?
A. Yes, we use an online gallery to host all of our event albums which are accessible through through a custom link we provide you OR you can choose a USB to take from your event. You or your guests can order reprints of one or multiple photo strips for up to 6 months after your event.
Q. Will everyone be able to view my album on your event gallery?
A. That is completely up to you. We can password protect each gallery so you can control who is able to view it or we can allow the world to view all the fun at your event. Just let us know which you prefer.
Q. Is the set up and tear down time part of the rental time?
A. No, the set up and tear down is done on our own time and does not affect the time the photo booth will be available for you and your guests. Typically we will arrive one and a half hours prior to your event start time for set up. If you would like us to arrive at a specific time please let us know ... in order to accommodate your request, there may be an idle time charge applied. The booth will be removed when your rental time has elapsed.
Q. What if I decide at the event that I would like to keep the photo booth longer?
A. No problem, we can provide an additional hour of service for $100.
Q. Is there a limit to the number of times my guests can use the photo booth?
A. No! We offer unlimited usage of the photo booth during your entire rental period!
Q. What if 11 of my guests use the photo booth together, do they each get a photo strip?
A. Absolutely YES! We are proud to say that we are one of the few companies that are able to offer this feature to our customers. We will print each of your 11 guests a copy of their own photo strip on the spot! ... usually in less that 90 seconds! Please note that you will need to let us know you want this option so we can activate it.
Q. Do my guests have to pay for their photo strips?
A. No! ... Your guests will receive free unlimited photo sessions with prints during your event.
Q. Does my package include a photo booth attendant?
A. Absolutely! … Our professional attendant will be there to assist your guests during your entire event. Depending on the details of your event, we may add a second attendant at no additional cost to you!
Q. Do you have a package for multiple booth rentals?
A. We would be happy to customize a package for you if you are interested in renting multiple booths for the same event. Discounted rates for additional booths are available.
Q. What if I purchase a 4 hour package and would like to use the photo booth for one hour before dinner and then 3 hours after dinner. Is there a charge for the idle time in between?
A. Yes, there is a nominal charge of $50 per hour of idle time.
Q. My package states that the “banner” at the bottom of the photo strip can be customized … when and how does this happen?
A. We will contact you approximately 30 days prior to your event. At that time, we will work together to design your banner and we will keep working until you find one that you love!
Q. My package states that my memory book will be customized … when and how does this happen?
A. We will contact you approximately 30 days prior to your event. At that time, you can make your selection from the various styles of memory books that we have available. If you have selected the deluxe memory book option, custom color selection will be made at this time as well.
Q. How long after my event will my memory book be completed?
A. Your memory book will be completed during your event and will be yours to take with you that day!
Q. How long after my event will I receive my CD or USB with all photo strip images from my event uploaded?
A. Your CD or USB will be available for you two weeks after your event so that we can professionally prepare your video.
Q. My event is not local. How far will you travel and is the cost for long distances included in my package?
A. Our packages include travel within 50 miles round trip of our local office. For events located outside of this area, please contact us and we would be happy to give you an estimate.