January 2017

Why The Photo Team love Instagram

Why The Photo Team love Instagram

You may already know about Instagram but for those readers who are not familiar with this social media tool then here is a quick explanation. Instagram is a popular online mobile photo-sharing, video-sharing, and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos of up to 15 seconds, and share them either publicly or privately on the app, as well as through a variety of other social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Flickr. The app enables you to also alter the photos you take with your phone by adding filtered layers that imitate the look of low-end film cameras. Did you know that with over 150 million users, Instagram is one of the best and most-used photo sharing platform? There are over 55 million photos shared on Instagram every day! Instagram is blowing up, as a third of the world’s internet population is expected to be on the photo-sharing site by 2018!

 

The Photo Team loves Instagram as it can be hard to communicate in words, and sometimes photos make the task easier, especially when you’re bumping up against character limitations. This is why we love expressing ourselves through our photos so you can see the world through our eyes. This is our means of communicating visually with you all.

 

We #love hash tagging away key words that will capture your attention and summarise our images for you, it brings our #photos to life and helps your imagination create a #little story.

 

Instagram is a great way to connect with our fans and let our clients old and new as well as followers come into our world and understand what we do from the venues we visit to the beautiful styles we create. We capture photos from our well known wedding photo booths and party photo booths to our corporate events and post it instantly for you to see. We are constantly active on Instagram and able to respond instantly to messages via this tool as well as through emails, calls and Facebook.

 

 

The Photo Team are proud to boast over a whopping 10,000 Instagram followers who have fallen in love with our work from the quotes to the poses. We have received wonderful comments from clients and followers who appreciate our artwork and we thank you for this.

 

We like to share posts numerous times a week to show you what we do, what we create and how often we can make the magic happen.

 

So why not keep us in mind for any of your future events and hire a photo booth or book a photographer for your corporate events to experience these wonderful poses and make them into exciting memories.

 

Thanks for reading

 

Love, The Photo Team

What makes a good photographer?

What makes a good photographer?

When any client is looking for a professional photographer whether it be for a wedding, party or corporate event the first thing they will look for is their website. A website that is fresh and up to date as well as relaying clear, relevant and concise information. It is also common for clients to look out for examples of previous photography work so that they understand what the company delivers and why they are unique. This is exactly what we have done at The Photo Team and hence why we have been successful to date. We are able to summarise our achievements and services on our website without using too many words and to give clients a snapshot of what our unique selling point is by showing beautiful and professional images. This in turn makes such an impact and enables all our clients to make the right choice by choosing us. The text that is chosen to describe the services provided, the key objectives of the company and type of work that has been delivered is also visually clear and easy to understand.

 

 

What is most important is to be able to deliver everything that has been stated on the website. This is why we at The Photo Team only hire the best photographers who not only understand what we do but provide an exemplary service on the day which will not only make the experience memorable but the photographer too!

 

Here is what makes our photographers special:

 

Ambition

All the photographers at The Photo Team breath, sleep and dream photography, they are all true grafters and are therefore experts in their field! They are fully ambitious and strive to always deliver an excellent service on the day whether it be capturing amazing photos or even communicating effectively with their subjects to build rapport. Their turn around time is also second to none and the photographers work to tight deadlines with most event pictures being delivered by 9am the following day.

 

Attention to detail

Our photographers seize the moment and know how to notice and bring out the beauty in objects as well as taking breath taking natural shots of people. They realise that good lighting, right angle, good background, and distinctive face expressions are essential components of a memorable shot.

 

Creativity

Our photographers are always creative and are able to intuitively judge what makes a great photograph. They will always work with the lighting, composition, and focus to make that vision a reality. All our photographers are storytellers and know how to capture those perfect moments.

 

 

People skills

We employ photographers who are not afraid to interact with people and are able to bring out the best in the subjects by trying out quirky and unique poses. They are all patient and have the natural ability to put people at ease while they are being photographed.

 

Technical skills

Our photographers have excellent technical skills and can easily handle photography equipment, such as digital cameras and lighting, as well as software programs to edit photographs.

 

Hand-Eye Coordination

Our photographers know how to handle their equipment from changing printing paper to changing the camera lense or the battery in the flash lights. This way no time is wasted and everything is running smoothly.

 

 

 

So book us today for an open photo booth experience or even for your corporate events. We are guaranteed to make the whole experience easy, fun and will always exceed your expectations.

 

Thanks for reading!

 

Love, The Photo Team

A Good Light Perfected

A Good Light Perfected

Did you know that the very word “Photography” comes from Greek words? “Photo” means light and “Graphics” means drawing. Hence why photography can be described as “Drawing with Light”.

Photography lighting can be the difference between a breathtaking photo and a terrible one. We all know that without good lighting, a photograph can be grainy and blurred. At The Photo Team our Professional photographers understand the relationship between their camera settings and the light that they have available. Different kinds of light can create different effects in a photograph. If a photographer knows how the light will change the picture, he or she can create the exact photo that they want. Good lighting determines a nice tone, atmosphere and mood.

 

 

The following equipment also assists our photographers to perfect the correct lighting for the studio environment:

 

Flash Heads

Studio flash heads have several advantages for the photographer because they are powerful, and give out much more power than the average portable flash.

Having lots of power means that you can control the light in interesting ways, you can manipulate the light using umbrellas to diffuse the light and soften the shadows.

 

Light Stands

Its important to have these to support the flash heads and ensure that the light source is positioned away from the camera. The stands allow the photographer to position the light at the appropriate distance and angle from the subject.

 

Umbrellas

Umbrellas are used in photography to soften the effect of flash. Without them then the image will be overpowered by shadows.

 

​Our Open Photo Booth photographers always allow for plenty of time in order to test the environment for the correct lighting and to make sure the photography work station is set out in an orderly fashion. Testing will ensure that when photos are taken the process will be quick and amazing photos are produced without having to retake numerous times.

The Photo Team hire professional photographers who have mastered how to create those perfect photos with the magic of correct lighting. Therefore each image is of high quality creating beautiful and instant shots. No one will walk away disappointed. Contact us today for your nearest open photo booth and allow our photographers to give you something to remember.

 

 

Thanks for reading!

Love, The Photo Team

Click out the old and Focus in the new

Click out the old and Focus in the new

New Year’s Day provides us the chance to celebrate having made it through another 365 days and make us reminisce about what we achieved in the last year vs what our New Year’s Resolutions will be for the forthcoming year.

Here is how “we”, The Photo Team did with some of our New Year’s Resolutions of 2016:

 

Increasing our Instagram followers

We increased our Instagram fans to over a mighty 10,000 followers!!!! Our followers span all across the globe and have really appreciated the work we have uploaded and the events we have attended. Our daily interaction with the public has helped our fan base increase dramatically which has wanted them screaming for more! We would like to thank our followers for all their lovely feedback and love!

 

 

Taking ever more bookings for the Open Photo Booth and Corporate Events

We have had the privilege to attend many prestigious events such as the Dorchester Hotel, Cafe De Paris, Portcullis House (UK Parliament) and Intercontinental Hotel Park Lane to capture beautiful lasting memories for their corporate events. The Open Photo Booth has also been an extreme hit due to its simplicity in pricing, recommendation from word of mouth, uniqueness in what can be delivered and the experienced photographers to hand.

 

 

Summer of 2016 took many wedding open photo booth bookings as well as seeing a surge in December 2016 for the Christmas open photo booth bookings. We were lucky to have been invited back by the same clients but delighted to have been invited by new clients who had appreciated the work they had already seen.

 

 

Increasing the number of Blogs we upload

We have certainly been getting our creative juices flowing in the last 6 months and have been able to share various articles with you whether it be from top tips from the photographers themselves to understanding what The Photo Team stands for and what makes us unique. Click here to catch up on our latest blogs!

 

Our website

Our website will be going through a makeover and will be ready very soon! Watch this space! In the meantime you will be pleased to know that in the last few months we gave our website a slight touch up:

1.) We now have a simple information menu that tells you why we are different from the other photo booths on the market. Click here for more information.

2.) Booking us is even more easier as all you need to do is fill in a simple booking form and payment can also now be made via paypal to make it a trouble-free process.

 

3.) We now have a “Blog” page for our happy readers so they can share our experiences and stories.

 

So whatever your New Year’s Resolution is this year, don’t forget to book us for any party or event you will be holding. We are easy to contact and converse with and are ready to start your New Year with a big bang!

Happy New Year All and thank you again for all your love and support!

Love, The Photo Team