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A Makers Wedding – Photo Booth

My Goal - Build an automated photo booth for under $200 - that could be easily operated by anyone at a party - and is durable and compact enough to fit into a compact car.

A Makers Wedding – Photo Booth

This Instructable is about:

building an automated photo booth. The total build cost was around $150 as I re-used a lot of the components and materials I already had in my garage – in addition to what I could salvage from scrap yards.

Why? – I decided to build my own photo booth after trying to rent one from local photography studios. The going rate for a rented photo booth is around $600 in addition to the hourly rate of the attendent to watch over the equipment. As this was not in my wedding budget, and I did not want to deal with an additional vendor, I decided to build my own for under $200.

My Goal – Build an automated photo booth for under $200 – that could be easily operated by anyone at a party – and is durable and compact enough to fit into a compact car.

(Note* this photo booth does not print pictures. I have been working on a script that automatically uploaded the photo to flickr, but I did not finish it in time for the wedding. I’ll try and include that in a future post )


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