Slow Motion Photo Booth Making Waves in the Wedding Photography Industry

At major events such as birthdays, weddings or christenings, it’s fast becoming a staple to come across a photo booth or at least a designated picture-taking area for guests to enjoy. Not only is it very Facebook-friendly, it also doubles as a guestbook for the celebrants. In the case of this wedding, a group called sfst came up with the concept of a ‘slow motion booth’. The title is self-explanatory, but it’s best appreciated in the video below:

The video was shot at 160 fps with a RED Epic camera. “We didn’t have enough lights to really push it to 300 fps,” says an insider to a curious commenter. Also included in the setup are a monitor, four LED lights (Konova 900 LED with vmount), a white backdrop, and a few props.

men slapping each other
woman throwing water
man blowing bubbles
Some color correction was done in post, but for the most part, the ‘clean’ look was achieved in-camera.

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2 responses to “Slow Motion Photo Booth Making Waves in the Wedding Photography Industry”

  1. Great job… this slow motion photo booth looking awesome.. Even I’m too looking for this art for my wedding photographs..Looking for some more wedding photography in Sydney to have more artistic photographs…as I’m very much conscious for my wedding photographs.

  2. Hawaii Photo Booth says:

    Love, love LOVE this effect! Thanks for sharing! Now, if only that RED camera weren’t so expensive… :)

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