Commonly asked questions


  • How do we see the photographs?  All of the photographs throughout the event are displayed in realtime as a "slideshow" on an LCD screen located on the back of the cameras.  Once the event is finished, all the images are uploaded to a custom website for immediate download.

  • Do you offer prints onsite?  Yes!!  We now offer photo prints at events!  For an additional fee, we can provide a tech and onsite printing.  Please inquire within.

  • Do you provide props?  We do not provide props.  Our goal it to capture beautiful images for all guests to enjoy for years to come.  If you'd like props at your event, please let us know and we'd be happy to discuss renting props. 

  • How old are the cameras?  We currently have two vintage camera booths.  One camera unit is from 1886 and the other is from 1907.  Both vintage cameras were acquired in New York City.    

  • What types of backgrounds do you have?  Bugbooth utilizes existing backgrounds/walls at every venue as the backdrop.  However, we have colored paper backgrounds that are available to rent as well.  Prices vary.      

  • How much does it cost to download an image from an event?  Image downloads are free and unlimited!!  

  • Will this work for a Corporate event?  Corporate, birthday, wedding, Bugbooth's vintage cameras are perfect at any event!!

  • Can Bugbooth work at an outdoor event?  Yes!  Absolutely.  We are good in all types of situations and don't require a lot of space. 

  • Are you available outside Chicago city limits?  We love to travel!!  Let us know the event location and we'll discuss travel fees.

  • How much does a booth cost?  Starting rental package is $650 which includes a technician, set-up/break down and custom website.