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The Traveling Photo Booth International

916 26th Ave NE

Minneapolis, MN 55418

T: 612-605-9203 x4

F: 612-605-9203

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Mon-Thu: 9-5 | Fri: 12-5

About Us

Jacob Stewart

Founder,The Traveling Photo Booth®

Jacob's the I.T. nerd and photo part of the photo booths. Armed with his fancy pants photo degree, his chief concern is photo strip quality. When he's not coding HTML, he's usually taking photos for personal projects or troubleshooting Mom's slow PC.

Jacob Stewart

history of the traveling photo booth

the photo booth guys

The Photo Booth Guys® started renting the best photo booths in the Galaxy long ago.

It all began in a cramped dorm room at the University of Minnesota.

Matt and Jacob — one an architecture student, the other a budding photographer — cultivated their friendship throughout their college years, staying up late amidst the hazy afterglow of rowdy weekend nights and contemplating their respective futures.

Their aspirations weren't limited to their majors, and an entrepreneurial spirit colored their conversations. While photographing a wedding reception, Jacob witnessed the popularity of an old photo booth the guests used to commemorate their special day. As the guests frolicked around the contraption, a flash went off in his head — "

instead of buying a photo booth


we could build a better one."

On a whim, he pitched the project of building a booth to Matt. They spent the following months designing and hammering out their booth, planning to showcase it at a year's end holiday party.

With the date rapidly approaching, Matt morphed into a creature of the night, nocturnally crafting away at the booth from Loom Architectural firm — a smoky lair filled with jazzy Dylan soundscapes and wood carvings while Jacob worked on the "photo" part of the booth and wrote the software needed to make it all work. But the stress from the fast approaching date was the least of their obstacles. After handfuls of delirious and sleepless nights,they finished their first booth with mere hours to spare, just enough time to shove it into Matt's PT Cruiser.

The success of the holiday party crystallized the notion that photo-boothing may be their vocational calling, both as friends and as business partners.

They sought beauty and innovation in their craft, and the photo booth provided the perfect fusion of each.

They have revolutionized the iconic, mammoth photo booths of old. They are meticulously made, endearingly minimalist and combine retro appeal with state-of-the-art technology.

The two friends continue to relish their original vision as The Traveling Photo Booth® expands nationally.

Since then, their booths have taken nearly one million goofy photos of adorable brides, uncles, friends, celebrities, shirtless groomsmen, flower girls, CEO's and more.

When the booths are erected in a crowded room, they speak entirely for themselves. People are free to be their most authentic selves inside a galactic memory machine. As chuckling bodies squeeze into the frame and the white translucent flash prompts the booth to glow, the finished photo strip is more than the sum of its parts.

It is instant, living art.

Jacob & Matt
meet in a
U of MN dorm

The Traveling Photo
Booth® is formed

Model 2 is released


Matt & Jacob
with Architecture and Photography
degrees, respectively

Model 1 is
unveiled at a
holiday party

Model 3 is released

TeleBooth® mobile app lets users instantly share their photos with
the world

80+ updates to software and 14+ updates to machine
designs help
The Photo
Booth Guys® maintain their
Galactic Edge

The Photo Stand and Animated GIF creation are launched

affiliate contact info

TTPB Minneapolis, MN

Established August 2005

Dan McAllister

612.605.9203 |

TTPB Madison, WI

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TTPB Los Angeles, CA

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916.339.7099 |

TTPB Denver, CO

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303.495.5853 |

TTPB Milwaukee, WI

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512.524.6046 |

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214.317.4574 |

TTPB San Francisco, CA

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Dawn Valentine

510.277.0228 |

TTPB Miami, FL

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786.522.1417 |

TTPB Columbia, SC

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Danny Powell

803.237.0874 |

TTPB San Diego, CA

Established May 2013

Jen Robinson


TTPB San Antonio, TX

Established June 2013

Jack Marino & Jason Clevlen


TTPB Reno / Tahoe, NV

Established July 2013

Jesse Hildebrandt

530.579.3528 |

TTPB Pittsburgh, PA

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Franko Hudson


TTPB Phoenix, AZ

Established October 2014

Molly Bryant & David Thayer

480.665.5390 |

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