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17 Wedding Photo Booth Ideas: Fun, Alternative & Elegant Picks Your Guests Will Love

From 360 cameras and vintage cars, to black taxis and polaroids, these wedding photo booth ideas are guaranteed to keep the party going and impress your guests

Bride, groom and friends posing in a photo booth with props

If you’re looking for ways to entertain your wedding guests, we recommend you start with these unique and unusual wedding photo booth ideas.

Wedding photo booths are fun, interactive spaces that allow your wedding guests to be fully entertained, and who doesn't love a selfie at a wedding? Your guests will love posing for fun snaps, and having fun and quirky pictures to take away with them is a cute alternative to wedding favours.

Photo Booth Ideas: Wedding Photo Booths & Alternatives Your Guests Will Love

The best part about photo booths is that they are what you make them, and ideas for photo booths at a wedding are limitless. From magic mirror photo booths to photo booths in vintage camper vans, there really are wedding photo booth ideas for every style of wedding, so don’t be afraid to get creative!

The Best Wedding Photo Booth Ideas

To help you decide on the style that's right for you, we've rounded up the best wedding photo booth ideas and alternatives for you to browse. With everything from elegant photo booth ideas to cheap options for couples planning on a tight wedding budget, be prepared to be wowed with these unique picks. 

1. Mad Hat Photo Booth - Gloucestershire

Bride and groom against a green sequin background with funny hats and sunglasses

Mad Hat Photo Booth is a fun and professional photo booth service based in Gloucestershire. Their cute wooden photo booth is the perfect quirky entertainment option for your wedding reception, and they come equipped with all sorts of props so you can bring your wedding photo booth ideas to life!

Their space-saving, open-air photo booth has a built in printer, creating a straightforward and stress free experience for you and your guests. They also offer a range of packages to suit all budgets, and their mid range option includes plenty, such as unlimited prints, a selection of backdrops, a guestbook and an online gallery. 

Mad Hat Photo Booth has proved to be a massive hit with Hitched users, one of whom said, "Using Mad Hat Photo Booths was one of the best decisions I have made. It finished off the wedding day and it was perfect. I don’t think there was a moment the photo booth was empty and both us and our guests loved it."

Pricing: From £595

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2. That Prop Guy LTD - Staffordshire

Magic selfie mirror and lighting photographed against a brick wall with LED signs

Based in Staffordshire, but operating all over the West Midlands, That Prop Guy LTD is a wedding photo booth service ready to make all your creative visions a reality.

That Prop Guy LTD offers a truly unique experience thanks to their interactive Magic Selfie Mirrors, which provide a sleek and contemporary addition to any wedding venue. Guests can use this touchscreen device for individual, couple or group photographs, and there are three different packages on offer to suit all your needs. 

One newlywed had this to say about the service they received: "I honestly couldn't recommend these lads more. All our guests loved the magic mirror and we've had nothing but compliments about it and how much fun they had."

Pricing: From £249

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3. Hashtag Printing Photo Booth - West Yorkshire

Bride and groom hold up a picture on a phone and a printed version with border and hashtag

Hashtag Printing is a wedding photo booth with a difference. This inventive service allows guests to use all the photos they've taken on their phone throughout the day and upload them to be instantly printed complete with bespoke artwork specially designed for your wedding day. 

This creative approach to a wedding photo booth allows guests complete flexibility. Double-printing services are available to ensure that the happy couple will have a copy of each picture, and the entire wedding party can share images online using a personalised hashtag.

This is a great way of capturing all the fun and informal moments of your wedding, according to this Hitched user: "Hashtag Printing were absolutely brilliant at our wedding. They couldn’t have been more proactive in sourcing good photo opportunities, uploading and then printing them for our guests.

"Our official photography was wonderful but often it is those more informal moments that capture what a wedding is really like."

If you're after photo booth ideas with a difference - this is definitely it. 

Pricing: From £400

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4. The Little Horse Picture Booth - Suffolk

Renovated turquoise horse trailer photo booth is parked on a gravel lane in front of trees with a sign saying

If you're planning an eco-conscious wedding, then taking into account your entertainment's environmental impact should be a priority. Thankfully The Little Horse Picture Booth is the perfect sustainable option for your wedding reception entertainment. The photo booth is operated out of a refurbished Horse Trailer, adding a quirky and rustic flair to your day. 

This eco-conscious company operates their one-of-a-kind photo booth using entirely solar power, and will also plant a tree in your name to offset emissions and fulfil their goal of 100% carbon neutrality. Amazing!

Pricing: From £445

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Elegant Wedding Photo Booth Ideas

5. Frame by Frame - Staffordshire

LED selfie mirror with a red carpet and cordoned poles

Frame by Frame are ideal for those looking for elegant photo booth ideas as they offer a full-on red carpet for your guests to walk. This adds a real sense of occasion for those queuing up to pose in their magic mirror. And it's not just photos on offer here, guests can also record a short message to be passed on to the happy couple. 

You're guaranteed to love looking back at all your guests' snaps and messages after the wedding, just like this happy newlywed who said, "An unbelievable service and everyone loved the magic mirror. The team were so helpful and gave us an album with photographs and messages in. This was such a fab gift - no one could beat this service."

Pricing: From £250

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6. Fancy Photo Booth - Dorset

A bride and three guests stand in front of a wall of foliage and pink roses

The clue's in the name over at Fancy Photo Booth, so if you're looking for elegant photo booth ideas, you've found them right here. Your guests are sure to be wowed by this impressive seven foot tall handcrafted oak photo booth, which also boasts real nine carat gold touches. It doesn't only provide a photo booth service, but it's also a stunning visual feature that adds a vintage feel to your reception.

Despite its classic looks, Fancy Photo Booth comes equipped with the latest technology, specifically a combination of the beauty dish lighting, HD camera and citizen printer. You can also enjoy a selection of flower walls for no extra charge - bargain much!

One newlywed had lots of praise for their services, and said, "The camera itself is of the highest quality and looks amazing. The backdrop and props really complimented our theme of the ball, and the printouts came really quickly - not to mention they were totally in line with our branding and crystal clear in quality.

"We also got loads of extras including all the photos on a USB and more - the team were brilliant from start to finish and I couldn’t recommend them highly enough."

Pricing: From £470

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7. Camera Cabtastic - Surrey

Vintage folding camera set up with foliage in a barn wedding venue

Vintage touches are a straightforward and effective way to add a sense of elegance to your wedding reception. Luckily, there are plenty of classy vintage options on offer at Camera Cabtastic, which strives to provide elegant photo booth ideas as far removed from the traditional photo booth as possible. 

From vintage photo booths to London taxis to heart shaped booths and even a police box, Camera Cabtastic have something to fit every wedding theme. One Hitched user said, "The vintage photo booth fitted in perfectly with our Art Deco theme, was professionally run, and came with a good range of props that were both fun and matched the style of the booth."

All photo booths come equipped with a touch screen user interface, high-end digital cameras, a photo printer and a video diary feature. 

Pricing: From £435

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Wedding Photo Booth Alternatives

For something different and unique, why not consider photo booth alternatives, instead? You still get the same mementos of your day, whilst offering your guests something unusual that they definitely won't expect. Here are our favourite wedding booth alternatives - good luck choosing just one...

8. Flash Catcher Caravan Photo Booth - Cambridgeshire

White caravan with bunting, foliage and pampas grass

If you're looking for a cool wedding photo booth alternative, why not just do away with the booth altogether? Flash Catcher Caravan Photo Booth has set up shop in - you guessed it - a caravan, making it the perfect way to add a boho feel to your wedding. 

The caravan is decorated with bunting and plants on the outside and boasts a high resolution DSLR camera, screen, studio light and printer in the inside.

Pricing: From £390

Deals: Hitched couples can enjoy 10% off this amazing service.

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9. Artypix Inflatable Photo Booth - Surrey

White inflatable photo booth cordoned off by red rope

If you're a fan of doing things on the go, you're going to love an inflatable photo booth, just like this one from Artypix Inflatable Photo Booth. This photo booth is easy to set up and dismantle, and comes with a built-in cool photo background. 

Up to 10 people can fit in here, so be prepared to grab some props and get wild. All packages come with two photo booth operators on hand to make sure everything runs smoothly on your big day. 

Hitched users love its quirky appeal, with one newlywed saying, "This booth is so much fun, so many different colours and it's pretty big so you can get loads in there. Picture quality was excellent and Sam from Artypix makes it so much fun."

Pricing: From £250

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10. Mobile Moments - Essex

Turquoise rickshaw photo booth with decorative flowers parked on a lawn

We've seen a photo booth in a camper van; now we have a photo booth in a rickshaw! These unique photo booth alternatives from Mobile Moments combine a retro aesthetic with modern technology to create a fun, open-air photo booth experience. 

It's the perfect way to add some cute decor and fun snaps to your reception according to this Hitched user, who said, "Our Rose Rickshaw looked beautiful in our marquee. Everyone LOVED it... The photos were brilliant and were such a cute addition for the evening fun."

Packages which feature unlimited prints, fun props, an online gallery and friendly booth attendants can be purchased, as well as an optional wedding guest book so guests can share their snaps along with a message. 

Pricing: From £475

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11. - South East London

Giant polaroid camera on tripod with three crowns on top of it

If you're a fan of a Polaroid picture - and let's face it, who isn't - then you *have* to check out The gorgeous camera pictured above won't only provide you with timeless Polaroid pictures, but it's also a great visual feature perfect for adding some retro and throwback flair to your reception. 

The compact design of this booth means it is a perfect choice for intimate venues and weddings of all sizes. The business is also a licensed drone operator, giving you another cool way to document your day. has received nothing but praise from Hitched users, such as this satisfied newlywed who said, "Great fun, and everyone from young to old loved it. Good choice of props and very easy to use. Definitely a great choice for any occasion."

Pricing: From £275

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Cheap Wedding Photo Booth Ideas

After a bargain but still want a photo booth at your wedding? Fear not, these cheap wedding photo booth ideas will leave your guests raving about your day without throwing your wedding budget planner out the pan...

12. Enigma Entertainment - Surrey

White photo booth with red curtain and print outs of photo booth pictures

One of the best ways to find cheap wedding photo booth ideas is searching for companies which offer photo booths combined with other entertainment options. In addition to photo booths, Enigma Entertainment offers premier DJs, sound and lighting, LED dance floors, illuminated letters and event management, making choosing your wedding reception entertainment a lot more straightforward. 

Their select team of professional and talented DJs are sure to give a classy performance, while their elegant choice of photo booths offer state-of-the-art photography services as well as personalised prints and guestbooks. 

Customers have been extremely satisfied with the services on offer. One newlywed said, "Enigma Entertainment delivered everything I had asked for. On the night a magical atmosphere was created with fun lighting and a fabulous sound. The photo booth was loads of fun and all the girls and their guests enjoyed it very much."

Pricing: From £425

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13. Illumination Events - Surrey

Touch screen photo booth mirror with inflatable microphone

Illumination Events have a number of fab packages on offer that are sure to cater to weddings of all budgets and sizes. And with prices from only £100, you know this top quality service isn't going to break the bank. 

Illumination owners James and Jass both come from a theatre background, so you can be sure they know what they're doing when it comes to photo booth ideas. There are two booths on offer; The Magic Mirror for ten people, or the classic oval enclosed booth with a green screen. 

You're guaranteed top-of-the-range service here; just check out this review which reads, "James and Jass provided an incredible set-up for our wedding and conducted themselves professionally the entire time. They went above and beyond to make sure our lighting, sound system, and photo booth were all working smoothly."

Pricing: From £100

Deals: Hiring Illumination Event's illuminated letters alongside their magic mirror or oval booth and you'll receive a discount of 20% off the total hire price. 

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14. Wyld Rainbow Events - Bedfordshire

Selfie pod set up facing a background of a forest full of fallen blossom

If you're looking for more money-saving deals, then you have to check out Wyld Rainbow Events. This Bedford-based wedding photo booth and entertainment company offers a range of fun props, backdrops and interactive décor for couples and their guests at prices starting from £250 - and they also offer some generous package deals.

And it's not just photo booths on offer here: you can also enjoy doughnut walls, sweet wheels and more! Their services are available across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Cambridge.

Pricing: From £250

Deals: Wyld Rainbow Events's excitingly named 'Ultimate Entertainment Package' allows couples three hour hire of the selfie pod, light up doughnut wall and sweet wheel for only £499. And if you're coming from Hitched, you'll get an additional 5% discount on services hired.

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360 Photo Booth Ideas

Have you tried a 360 photo booth? If not, what are you waiting for? This is among the ultimate wedding photo booth ideas, giving you and your friends an impressive boomerang-style live action video. Be sure to pair this with some great music to capture your dance moves!

360 photo booths are straightforward to operate - simply stand on the platform and have some fun while the cameras swivel around you. These quirky booths offer an immersive experience and accommodate groups of people, as well as giving you a special memento. 

15. Go 360 - Hertfordshire

A 360 degree photo booth set up against a background of yellow, mauve and white roses

Hertfordshire-based video booth rental business Go 360 is made up of a dedicated team with years of experience in the wedding industry. Their passion is helping newlywed couples create a fun atmosphere and unique memories of their wedding day. 

Go 360 have a selection of high-end video booths equipped with the latest technology. They also offer packages, all of which include a Go360 video booth, a booth operator, RGB video lights, props and a gallery link. 

Previous customers have been over the moon, with one newlywed saying, "Alfie did an amazing job with our wedding. He really took the time to listen to what we wanted and made sure our guests were happy throughout the wedding. Punctual, professional and amazing all around. I'd highly recommended."

Pricing: From £425

Deals: Time to gather up your other engaged friends - Go 360 are offering a 10% discount for any three couples who book at the same time. All you need is for each couple to be getting married in the same year. And if you're signed up to Hitched, you'll receive an additional 5% off. 

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16. West Yorkshire 360 Booth - West Yorkshire

Two women wearing dresses stand on the 360 video platform covered in confetti while an attendant operates the booth

The future is here! West Yorkshire 360 Booth is able to instantly share photos and videos from their 360-degree video booths to your guest's smartphones. They also offer on-site print photo strips as a fun keepsake from your wedding day. 

West Yorkshire 360's amazing products and unmatched customer service are what really set them apart. The company's photographer can also take some professional photos while the photo booth is in action. 

Pricing: From £400

Deals: Hitched couples will receive a 5% discount on services hired. 

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17. V360 Video Booth - South Wales

Two girls in floor length dresses smile on a 360 video booth

If you want to create magical memories for yourself and your guests on your wedding day, then you need to check out V360 Video Booth. This South Wales video booth hire business boasts years of experience working in the wedding industry and they love working with couples to find the services and packages that best cater to their needs. 

The V360 video booth is a fun and interactive experience guaranteed to get even the most grumpy person up off their feet and saying cheese. Up to four guests can enjoy the platform at once, where they can strike a pose with a selection of fun props. 

Each booth comes with an attendant who's always happy to help, allowing couples to sit back and relax. 

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DIY Wedding Photo Booth Ideas

Another one of our great cheap wedding photo booth ideas is learning how to make your own DIY photo booth. Not only will this give you the freedom to personalise your booth and unleash your creativity, it's also a great way to cut costs by using materials and props you already have on hand. 

Be sure to thoroughly scope out your venue before to find the appropriate space for your DIY wedding photo booth. It's also important to prep before the wedding day - you can design your own background, source props from second-hand shops, decide on the camera you're going to use and sort out your lighting. 

You can even take things one step further by designing your own props or personalising your booth with your wedding date or hashtag. 

Now you’ve decided on your favourite ideas for a photo booth at your wedding, it’s time to focus on the finishing touches. Check out our round up of 39 cheap wedding favours for £1 or less.