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August 15, 2005

Two recent pieces by writer Joe Bolger in the London Times look at Photo-Me. One, an analysis titled “Brand needs more exposure,” states that the Photo-Me brand, whose “French brand name Photomaton has practically become the generic name for automatic photo booths,” has not succeeded in making Photo-Me a “strong ingredient brand” along the lines […]

May 27, 2005

The Photobooth Convention is just around the corner and we are getting very excited. Regardless of where you are in the USA, you can still make it to the convention if you start driving now. I’ve been busy getting things in order here, and as a result have been a bit slow to post in […]

December 10, 2010

Designer Philippe Starck has created a redesigned Photomaton for Photo-Me International dubbed the “Starbooth,” according to recent French press reports. And according to Photo-Me president Serge Crasniasnki, it’s an improvement on the previous look of the photobooth: “The photo booth has not changed for 50 years. This is very sexy. The others were very ugly.” Though […]

December 03, 2007

A few items of note in the news recently: First, a series of photobooth-style portraits taken by royal girlfriend Kate Middleton: The 25-year-old girlfriend of Prince William was praised as she organised an exhibition by celebrity portrait photographer Alistair Morrison. The prince showed his support by making a late appearance at the show. The exhibition […]

April 18, 2012

My how time flies. The 2012 International Photobooth Convention is just a month away. As the planning goes on behind the scenes, we’ve added a few events to the schedule. The Los Angeles Photobooth Crawl has been on the books for awhile, and on Sunday, I visited eight photobooth locations on a dry run for the […]