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Tips for Making A Magic Photo Booth – Complete Guide

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Tips for Making A Magic Photo Booth – Complete Guide

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Do you want to make a magic photo booth for your guests?

Then you have come to the right place. In this article, we will guide you through the whole process. A magic mirror photo booth is made using display, camera, software and a semi-transparent mirror. It allows you to take pictures while seeing through the mirror. If you are a good host then you will surely want to bring some excitement for your guests where they can take amazing selfies. There are many reasons for arranging a magic mirror booth but almost priority is to create some fun and excitement. Photo booth hires Hertfordshire can be the best option if you want the help of a professional. Otherwise, you can set on your own the choice is yours. There are three types which are as follows:

  • Camera Outside of Mirror
  • Camera Behind Mirror
  • Touch Foil Build

Touch Technology

When it comes to touch technology, there are two types: Touch Foil and IR Touch Overlay. Touch foil is more expensive compared to IR Touch overlay. Moreover, touch foil is not suitable as there is not much information available.

A Perfect Mirror

You are going to need a magic mirror for the photo booth. There are two options while choosing a mirror: A Dielectric mirror and a glass smart mirror. There are other types too such as two way and an acrylic two-way mirror. The glass is too dark to see anything and acrylic mirror can be easily scratched. So, the second option is not a good choice.

Smart Glass mirror is the best option for a magic photo booth. The main reasons are, it is reflective and closest to the standard mirror. Another reason is the quality you get from it. But if you are going to use it outdoors or in commercial lighting the dielectric mirror has lower reflections.

Computer and Software

After capturing a photo, you need a final touch which means you need a computer and software. There is much software available, choose either one of them and check their requirements. The requirements are important as you need a computer that can handle it. If a computer is slow for your software then it will lag and people will leave your photo booth. We have compiled a list of software that you can purchase for your photo booth which is as follows:

  • RightBooth
  • Sparkbooth
  • Breeze Sys
  • DslrBooth
  • Darkroom Booth 3

Tips for Computer

Select a computer with core i7 processor with 8Gb ram. Make sure to add an SSD drive to the computer for faster saving.


With all these things, you need touching and nice background. You can choose a background according to the event. Moreover, you can buy a pre-designed backdrop from a party store. If you want to be creative and want to make on your own. You can get all the things from a party store or Amazon. You can easily make a beautiful backdrop in a lower budget.

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