Seven tips for creating the perfect template
Before the photo-taking shenanigans take place, you will have the opportunity to customize a photo template unique to you and your event. If you want to put a little thought into your decision making when it comes to crafting the best template, check out these seven tips to help seamlessly guide you through the process.
1. Choose the template size
For any photo booth rental that includes physical prints, the templates are available in two sizes: 4”x6” or 2”x6” strips.
The 4”x6” prints provide more space for designs, text, logos, and larger photos. The 2”x6” strips provide a fun, nostalgic photo booth feel to your rental experience.
For rentals that include digital only photos, more options are available. Without the restrictions of paper size, digital photos templates can be created in a variety of dimensions and are a great choice for social media applications. We’re a fan of templates that are accurately sized and ready to be easily uploaded to instagram, facebook, and tiktok.
2. Choose the photo orientation
The photo booth camera can be oriented in either portrait or landscape mode. Either option works on all of Neon Flamingo’s Photo Booths, it just comes down to your preference and what look you’d like to achieve with your photos.
3. Choose the number of photos
Our templates can include up to four photos per session. From our event experience, we’ve noticed some trends occur with each of the options for number of photos
great for having one large, easy-to-see picture with text or logos
keeps the line moving quickest
works well for photo takers with short attention spans (kids, inebriated guests, animals, etc.)
photos are still fairly large on template with text or logos
line still moves quick
photo takers often come back for multiple sessions with different groups = variety
Three photos (most popular option)
can fit a good balance of pictures/text/logos on template
line can build up waiting for each session to end
more photos leads to photo takers opting for a medley of poses in each picture
photos take up entire template; text and logos will have to be smaller
causes a line to form - not recommended for events with large crowds
photo takers will opt to take pictures with larger groups and usually act goofier in each subsequent photo
4. Choose the template orientation
Once you’ve chosen your template size, photo orientation, and number of photos, the orientation of your template is just your preference on how you’d like everything to fit together for your final look.
5. Select your design
Our online template selector within your client portal has 100s of design options to choose from. From rustic to boho to elegant to colorful, we have options to fit any style. You can scroll through them all to pick one that matches your aesthetic.
Note: once you pick a template in your client portal, you will not be able to go back and change your selection yourself. If you would like to choose a different template or make any changes, just send us an email and we’ll be happy to reset the portal for you.
With many of the designs, the color palette is available to be customized to your liking. You can use the color picker in the portal, or type in your own Hex Codes if you already know them.
We also have the ability to add additional design features to your template. You are welcome to include any requests in the comments and we will work our magic to make your template one-of-a-kind just for you.
6. Customize your text
Names, dates, hashtags, logos, inside jokes… we can do it all. Just let us know what all you’d like to see on your template, and we’ll be sure to include it.
7. Leave the rest to us
Once you do all the hard work selecting your choices, we’ll create a mock-up of your design. From there, you’ll be able to see how it looks and make any final changes. Once your template is exactly how you want it, we’ll load it into the photo booth for use at your event. Easy peasy lemon squeezy!
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