Photo Booth FAQs


Photo Booth Frequently Asked Questions… FAQs

We look forward to talking with you and answering any of your photo booth FAQs.  We hope the following information answers some of the questions you may have. If you don’t find what you need here please give us a call or text 1-760-652-9730 or send us an information request and we will get right back to you.

What is a Great Pics Photo Booth?

A Great Pics Photo Booth is a rent-able free standing portable photo booth tower. Some call it an open air photo booth. The tower has 3 black cabinets that stack and hold all of the electronics and displays the viewing monitor and the buttons.

Do you bring props?

Yes, we bring a variety of props.  If you are looking for something specific please ask us to see if it is in our prop collection. We are known for our wide variety of high quality photo booth props in the San Diego area.

Can we bring our own props and/or backdrop?

Yes, we can work with you on custom props.  If you already have your own props or backdrop let us know in advance and  bring them with you

How Does the Photo Booth work?

Your guests enter the photo booth and follow the simple onscreen instructions. They select between black and white or color, Then they push the button to start. They can view themselves on the monitor as they pose and watch the countdown before the camera takes the picture. The prints come out within a minute, all four poses on one strip.

When do I get my photos?

Our high quality photos print right on the spot. We have two photo strip options. The standard 2″ x 6″ instant prints and the 6″ x 4″ instant prints.

Will there be an attendant onsite?

One of our trained staff will be onsite from start to finish. They will help your guests have a fun and memorable experience. They will be available to ensure everything runs smoothly.

When do you set up your booth?

We generally allow for 1 hour before the start of the photo booth rental to set up and 1 hour after the rental period to tear down.  If you need to set up earlier please let us know and we may be able to work with your schedule.

Are we charged for the set up and tear down time ?

No, we don’t charge you for the 1 hour set up and 1 hour tear down. If you need to have the booth set up earlier please contact us to discuss requirements and any additional fees.

How much space and power needs do you require for the photo booth?

The photo booth requires a 10′ x 10′ flat area and the area needs to be within 10′ of a standard electrical outlet that is dedicated to our booth.  (not shared with a DJ equipment, lighting, caterer equipment, etc.)

Do I get copies of the digital pictures and high resolution images after my event?

Yes, you will get digital copies of the photos taken at your event. You will also get a link to a password protected online photo gallery where you can download, share on social media, or purchase any of the photos.

Can we get the photo strip customized with graphics and details?

Yes, our standard packages include a custom area with the date and the event name. We can also work with you to customize the area with other layouts, graphics, etc. Call us or email us with details for a quote. All artwork needs to be approved two weeks prior to the event.

Can the photo booth be set up outdoors?

Sometimes we allow outdoor photo booth rental set ups but only with prior approval. We have specific requirements and equipment needs for outdoor photo booth rentals. Please contact us for details.

Where are you located?

We are located in North County San Diego.  We service most of the greater San Diego area including Escondido, Poway, Rancho Bernardo, Vista, Fallbrook, San Marcos, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside, Leucadia, Del Mar, Del Sur, 4S Ranch, Carmel Valley, Rancho Santa Fe, and Santa Luz.

How is Great Pics PhotoBooths different from other rental companies?

The difference starts with our commitment to excellent customer service and our equipment. Our equipment is top of the line: Mojo photo booth, a Hiti dye sublimation printer and Canon Rebel series cameras. We have high quality props and a great selection.

What does it cost to rent a Great Pics Photo Booth?

We have many different photo booth rental packages available. Our packages start at $400. We tailored our packages to fit most any type of event and budget. If you don’t see a package that fits your needs please give us a call and we can give you a custom quote.

We hope our photo booth FAQs answered some of your questions. If we missed any please give us a call.

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Great Pics Photo Booth rentals are the perfect addition to any San Diego event.