Fotio: A Photo Booth Without the Booth
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Chances are if you’ve been to some sort of party or event in recent years they’ve had a photo booth of sorts set up. Sometimes it’s just a wall with a backdrop that someone has made and other times it’s one of those fancy booths they have on the boardwalk. Now there’s Fotio, a photo booth without the actual booth.

The Chicago-based company has built a vintage-looking camera that you can rent, along with supervision, for all your photo fun. That means you get to pose as much as you want and snap your own pic because you control the shutter.

The best part is that it’s all digital. While you’re there, you can see a real time slideshow of the photos instantly.


Push the button when you’re ready.

Then take a ticket and later you can view all the photos from the event in a password protected online gallery.

Kinda awesome, right?

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.