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About Our Studio

Modest Booth: Self Portrait Studio allows you to take professional photos with a click of a button! Our studio rooms are equipped with professional grade cameras and lighting - our photo results speak for themselves!

 

WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR SESSION

Step 1: Book your session at Modest Booth: Self Portrait Studio

Step 2: Arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your session time. We are located at 101 John St. S., Hamilton, ON, L8N 2C1

Step 3: Staff will give you a brief tutorial on operating the wireless remote trigger and other studio tips and rules.

Step 4: Start your 30 minute private unlimited session in our MULTI Room or CLOUD Room.

Step 5: You have 10-15 minutes to select your photos for physical prints (one 5"x7" print per guest). Your whole session will be uploaded on our password-protected online gallery (allow up to 30 minutes for upload)

Step 6: Leave us a Google review sharing your experience, and receive an extra 5"x7" print for FREE! Just show one of our staff your reviews, then select an extra photo for print!

Step 7: As a group, select one photo from your session to post on our collection wall!

FAQs

Who should I include in the guest count?
Please include the total number of people and/or pets. Children 3 years old and under are free of charge, and do not have to be included in the guest count.
Who should I include in the guest count?
Please include the total number of people and/or pets. Children 3 years old and under are free of charge, and do not have to be included in the guest count.

What are your Rescheduling, Cancellation, and Late Arrival policies?

RESCHEDULING
You can reschedule your session once, free of charge at least 24 hours prior to your booked session. Within 24 hours, rescheduling will be subject to a rescheduling fee, please reach out to us by phone 905-522-2388 or email us at info@modestbooth.ca

CANCELLATION 
You can request a cancellation free of charge 72 days prior to your reserved date. Requests made thereafter will be subject to the rescheduling policy.

LATE ARRIVAL
Please plan ahead to avoid being late, taking to account transportation/parking. We encourage you to arrive 5-10 minutes before your session to make the most of your booked time! Unfortunately, if you are late, this will result in a shorter session, and we may not be able to extend your session time.

What if I bring an extra guest?
The extra unaccounted guest is welcome to join you as long as this does not exceed the max number of guests per room. Please inform staff of the additional guest. If you have any other questions about the number of guests feel free to reach out to us by phone or email. Subject to staff approval, the extra guest will be charge $20+HST at the studio prior to your session.

Can I bring someone who will not be joining the photo session?
Unfortunately, due to the limited space in our studio, we ask only those participating in the photo session to enter the studio. We thank you for your understanding.
How many photos can I take during my session?
You can take as many photos as you'd like during your session, you will have digital access to all your photos after your session.
How do I access my photos and how long will it take to receive all my digital photos?
You can access your password-protected session photos on our gallery page at https://gallery.modestbooth.ca/
Please allow up to 30 minutes for your photos to be uploaded on our gallery page. You will receive an email with your gallery password once photos have been uploaded.
How long does it take for our printed photos to be printed?
Please allow 15-20 minutes for your photos to be printed after you have selected your photos depending on number of guests.
Where can I park?
Since our studio is located in Downtown Hamilton, there are many paid parking lots and street parking spots a few minutes away by walk. Closest would be behind our building, you can download the app Blinkay to quickly pay for parking, or find the parking machines within the lot. The closest public street parking would be along Catharine St S (between Main and Hunter).