Capture the Moment

Frequently Asked Questions

Please see a list of our most recent FAQ’s, if there is a question you would like an answer to that is not on our list then please do not hesitate to contact us or email info@photo-fever.co.uk.

Q: Why hire a Photo Booth?
A: Why not? Wherever we go, whatever the event, our photo booth service is an instant success. Catering for all ages your guests will have hours of fun and get to take home a unique momento they will cherish.

Q: How do I pay Photo-Fever?

A: You can either pay by cheque, although your booking will not be confirmed until payment clears, paym (pay mobile) but ensure you obtain the correct phone number to complete this, or Paypal. Paying via Paypal will incur an admin fee of £3.00.

Q: Who operates the Photo Booth?
A: The guests do. It is a simple to operate 1 button operation. The guests get in, press the button and make up their own rules when they are in the booth! However, we do have staff with the booth to ensure everything runs smoothly.

Q: Are the photos in Black and White or colour?
A: Both! Your guests get to choose if they want B/W, colour or even leave a video message every time they visit the booth.

Q: How long does it take for the photos to print?
A: Just 8 seconds using our state-of-the-art thermal dye sublimation printer, as used by photo processing companies all over the world. Normally by the time you exit the booth they are waiting for you.

Q: How big is the Photo Booth?
A: The Photo booth itself is approx 8ftx4ft. In addition to this, we ask for the venue to supply 1 x 6ft table for the signing of the memory book and to display the variety of props for your photos.

Q: My event is outdoors, can I still hire a Booth?
A: Yes, it is still possible to hire a booth. We do require a flat surface, a power supply and some form of waterproof shelter to protect the booth from rain etc

Q: How far in advance do I need to book for my event?

A: As early as possible! We often get booked in advance (normally 6-12 months), although if we have availability, we can accommodate within just a few days notice.

Q: How much does hiring a Photo Booth cost?
A: Our prices are listed under our products page on our website. If you are looking for something slightly different eg rebranding, own artwork etc please contact us for a bespoke quotation.

Q: Is there a charge for travel expenses?
A: If your event is within a 40 mile radius of Whitstable, the travel costs are incorporated. Anything outside this radius is charged at 50p per mile. For an accurate quote for travel to your area, please feel free to contact us where our advisor will be pleased to assist.

Q: Is there a minimum or maximum size event you cater for?
A: NO, not at all, as there is no limit to how many photos, video messages or visits to the photo booth your guests can have. With the emphasis on fun, we actively encourage your guests to use the booth as much as possible.

Q: Are the photos the same as the passport type?
A: Far superior ! Our photos are taken with a high-end professional Canon DSLR camera and can be blown up to poster size prints.

Q: Does an attendant stay with the photobooth?
A: Yes, there will always be 2 staff members permanently on hand to assist.

Q: Will I be able to get extra prints after the event?
A: Yes, at the end of the event you will get every photo on a USB stick (free of charge in the Gold and Platinum packages). Further to this they will be available on our website in your personal password protected gallery for all packages.

Q: How long does it take to set up the Photo Booth?
A: It takes approx 45 mins to set up and approx 30 mins to pack away depending on how far away from the vehicle it is sited within the venue.

Q: What size are the photos printed?
A: The photos are printed 6×4 with either a single photo or a multiple image containing 3 or 4 poses per print. Actual picture size may vary if photo text is requested.

Q: Do you have any suggestions on how to make sure that our guests get as many pics as possible?
A: Yes. We recommend that you promote the Photo Booth within the event to make sure that everyone realizes that we are available and FREE! It can be as easy as an announcement by the DJ or  why not put a blank key ring (available from us)  as one of your favors at each place setting, thereby allowing each guest to take home a truly unique memory.

Q: Do you have Public Liability Insurance and Risk Assessments?
A: Yes, we have Public Liability Insurance of up to £5 million (most councils now insist on this). All our photo booths are PAT tested and we can supply certificates with risk assessments upon request.

Q: What is included in the Booth prop box?
A: We have an extensive choice of items for your guests to play with such as Hats, Glasses, Boas and Wigs.

Q: Does the green screen work on the video messages?

A: No, the green screen is activated and works alongside the camera functions. Therefore, throughout the video messaging process the green screen will appear as a green background.

Q: Will I know where to look in the booth?

A; There is a ‘look here’ sign right above the camera, which is where you need to look in order to appear looking in the correct place for the photo and videos.

Q: That all sounds great, how do I book a Photo-Fever Photo Booth?
A: Just call us on 07946 178 496 / 07804 566 471 or email info@photofever.co.uk to check availability. A booking is secured with a 20% deposit (non-refundable) with the balance payable 28 days prior to your event.

Q: What sweets can I have with the Candy Cart?

A: You can have virtually any sweet you like, providing we can source it then you can have it

Q: Can I match the sweets to my theme?

A: Yes you can,  also if you are unsure of what sweets would compliment your theme then why not contact us and we can give you some advice.

Q: What colour is the candy cart and can it be decorated?

A: The candy cart is white and decorated in colours of your choice. It will look elegant and sophisticated and fit right into your event.

Q: What is a money grabber machine?

A: It is a machine that you stand in and an electrical power fan blows pretend money notes around. you. A timer is available and usual set for 60seconds so you can compete to catch as much cash as you can. Whoever catches the most is the winner. Think back to Crystal Maze when they convert crystals into a cash prize. It is a lot of fun and very addictive!