Forbes just published an article about why photo booth rentals are surging in the age of Instagram & Snapchat. It's a great article to read and some of the key takeaways are that even though people can take 'selfie's' with their phone, people LOVE to get their picture taken and enjoy having a photo print of their image. They mention that photo booth rentals are available in many price ranges and utilize different types of photo booth equipment such as automated photo booths, green screen photo booths and pipe and drape photo booths.
One of the key takeaways from the article was that a Google Trends chart shows that the 'photo booth rental' trend continues to be popular!
The full infographic is below and shows search preferences for major US and Canadian cities for people that searched for 'Photo Booth Rentals' 'DJ Services' and 'Wedding Photographer' services: