About Pink Shutter

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After our shutter first clicking in May 2011, Pink Shutter Photo Booths has grown to the be one of the highest quality, most preferred and experienced photo booth companies in all of California, Nevada, Texas, New York and Hawaii. We’ve had our fair share of Hollywood celebrities in our booths, and even been hired by some of the most trusted companies in the nation, ABC, Disney, Yelp, Netflix, Hulu, Dreamworks, NBC, Methodist Hospital, Art Institute of Hollywood, USC, Fred Segal, Miller Children’s Hospital, Carnegie Mellon University, Yelp, Teach for America, UCLA, UNLV, and various local public and private schools.

Watch abc’s Shark Tank Episode 425 May 10, 2013 to see Lance and Tom pitch the award winning Pink Shutter Photo Booths to the Sharks!

We are the #1 experts in the best photo booth service and technology. Some companies only complete a few events a year, we service thousands. We specialize in all types of events and even have been hired and featured on My Fair Wedding with David Tutera.

If our passion doesn’t show through then we didn’t do our job. You’ll say wow! smile with laughter, and cry with joy. We don’t just make photographs, movies and prints, we capture love, emotion, and beauty.

We’re always here day or night, call us anytime you have a question. We don’t turn our phones off, we believe every hour is a business hour, and we always return your e-mails promptly.  At Pink Shutter, we strive for excellence.

Team Member Spotlight

Lance Yabut
Lance YabutCo-Founder, CEO
Some describe Lance as an eco-warrior, business expert, and fearless daredevil rolled into one. He is a true proponent of green living and eco friendly practices. Pushing alternative energy usage, he helps educate others on how to save in every aspect. Lance started his first business at 9 years old buying and selling beanie babies. Devoted to hard work and education, he attended UC San Diego and graduated with a degree in Business Management Science Cum Laude with Honors of Highest Distinction.
Tom Kanemoto
Tom KanemotoCo-Founder, COO
Tom has always been technical and detail oriented. His favorite hobbies are road biking and involving his 3 kids in sports of all kinds. He graduated from UC Davis with a degree in Atmospheric Science. Tom became an entrepreneur because he felt the need to do something more for his family, to start something that could be left behind for them. Utilizing his expertise in technical processes and engineering, Tom was the “brains” behind the design and manufacturing process of our ultra-portable photo booths.
Heather Lybarger
Heather LybargerGraphic Designer/ Webmaster
Heather has worked for heatherfeatherdesign for 9 years and is in her 4th year at Pink Shutter. She has a Minor in History and a BFA in Graphic Design from Cal Poly Pomona. At Pink Shutter, Heather works as the webmaster and graphic designer, creating custom layouts for all types of events. When not working in the design world, Heather shoots film and digital photography, travels, read (and reads…and reads…), dances and cheers for her favorite NHL team, the St. Louis Blues.

History of Pink Shutter

Tom and Lance attended many weddings and photo booths were popular but had many drawbacks: heavy, hard to transport, time consuming to setup, and produced low quality, slow prints. Tom and Lance decided to design and build a new type of photo booth that solved all the typical issues, plus make it ultra-portable, studio quality and then patent it. They went through numerous designs until they had one of the fastest, easiest to setup, spacious, luxurious booths, specifically engineered to be brought to special events.

Tom and Lance founded the retail company Pink Shutter Photo Booths in the November of 2011. During the initial r&d, they inadvertently spent such great lengths is creating a system that was so portable, that it inherently allowed Pink Shutter to form a new business model that is easily scalable and deployable into any market. This business model was so powerful that they even earned a spot on abc’s hit show, Shark Tank, debuting on May 10, 2013, episode 425.

There are a few things, although seemingly small in idea all add up to what we call a “recipe for greatness.” With all the discounting, foreign outsourcing and such, the one thing that our economy has always been willing to pay a premium for, even during times of economic uncertainty is personal attention, quality, service and social responsibility. We pride ourselves on a 100% satisfaction guarantee, the best quality, super-fast printing, custom professionally designed layouts, luxurious booths, and charitable contributions on every rental.

With this in mind the Pink Shutter quality line of businesses was created and is now being deployed nationwide. All of here at the Pink Shutter family hope that you get the chance to experience the quality Pink Shutter has to offer. Till our next soiree, Cheers!

Photo Booth Love

Everything about the experience was a perfect 10…I wish I would have rented it longer. – Jenny S.
What an awesome addition to our happy day! And what fun images to have forever. – Kristina K.
I had a bridal party of 9 girls and somehow we all fit in there!!! – Erica S.
It gave our buyers & guests a fun photo with our logo…Great marketing for me! – Cindy D.
They were reasonably priced and the service they provided to our guests was top notch. – Tristan R.