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Photo Booth Backdrop Ideas


A photo booth is a fun and interactive way to capture memories at any wedding. For that reason, the backdrop can play a big role in setting the tone for your guests’ photo booth experience. If you’re planning a Midwestern-style wedding in the Black Hills of South Dakota, there is a variety of backdrop ideas that can add a unique touch to your photo booth setup.

Photo booth backdrop ideas for South Dakota wedding



Here are a few options to consider when choosing your photo booth backdrop:

  1. Rustic Wood Paneling

One classic backdrop option for a Midwestern wedding is rustic wood paneling. This can create a warm and inviting atmosphere. Also, it’s a great way to bring some natural elements into your photo booth. You can opt for darker wood paneling for a traditional feel, or lighter wood paneling for a modern look.

  1. Western-Themed Décor

Since you’re having a Midwestern wedding in the Black Hills of South Dakota, it only makes sense to incorporate some Western-themed decor into your photo booth setup. Consider adding some cowboy hats, bandanas, and other Western-inspired props to your photo booth area, and set the scene with a backdrop featuring a Western landscape or rodeo scene.

  1. Vintage Maps

Another fun option for a Midwestern wedding is to incorporate vintage maps into your photo booth setup. This can be a nod to the history and geography of the region. Also, it can create a unique and visually interesting backdrop. Look for vintage maps of South Dakota or the surrounding areas. Consider adding some vintage suitcases or travel-themed props to complete the look.

  1. Barn Doors

Barns are a staple of the Midwestern landscape. Therefore, incorporating barn doors into your photo booth setup can be a great way to pay homage to this iconic feature. In addition, you can use actual barn doors if you have access to them. If not, you can create a faux barn door backdrop using wood paneling and paint. Add some hay bales or cowboy boots as props, and your guests will feel like they’re right at home on the farm.

  1. Black Hills Landscape

The Black Hills of South Dakota is home to some truly stunning landscapes, so why not incorporate them into your photo booth backdrop? Consider using a large print or mural featuring the Black Hills. Besides, you can use natural elements like rocks, trees, and plants to create a naturalistic backdrop. You can also add some South Dakota-specific props, like Mount Rushmore or buffalo, to complete the look.

  1. Floral Wall

If you want a more feminine and romantic feel for your photo booth setup, consider a floral wall backdrop. This can be created using real flowers, silk flowers, or even paper flowers, and it can create a beautiful and Instagram-worthy photo opportunity. Choose flowers that match your wedding colors or incorporate some South Dakota wildflowers for a more natural look.

  1. Mountain Lodge

The Black Hills are also known for their cozy mountain lodges, so why not incorporate that feel into your photo booth setup? Use a backdrop featuring a mountain lodge scene, complete with a roaring fireplace and cozy furniture. Add some plaid blankets, rustic lanterns, and other lodge-inspired props, and your guests will feel like they’re enjoying a cozy winter getaway.

  1. Wild West Saloon

For a more playful and lighthearted take on a Western-themed photo booth, consider setting up a Wild West saloon backdrop. This can feature a faux bar with some vintage bottles and glasses, along with some saloon-style decor like swinging saloon doors, horseshoes, and cactus plants. You can even add some costumes and props like cowboy hats and mustaches for your guests to use in their photos.

  1. South Dakota Skies

The skies in South Dakota are known for their dramatic beauty, with vivid sunsets and starry nights. Why not capture that beauty in your photo booth by using the great outdoors as your photo booth backdrop?

Wedding expenses can add up quickly. The last thing you want to do is to spend hours picking a high-quality photo booth backdrop to use for a just few hours. On the other hand, you don’t want to cheap out and get something flimsy and hard to set up. The less work you have to do on your wedding day – the better.

That’s where Complete Wedding + Events can help! When you book a photo booth with us, you can also rent a photo booth backdrop. Our photo booth attendant will set it up and tear it down for you! Find out how you can elevate your Black Hills photo booth experience with Complete Weddings + Events.

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