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From ball pits to a picnic-themed scene, a selfie photography studio is opening in Milwaukee

From painting to decorating, a neighborhood spouse and wife put in the earlier two and a half months producing a selfie pictures studio in Milwaukee. 

a display in a room: Selfie Hop, 2410 N. Farwell Ave., features 20 photo ops in a 2,500-square-foot space.

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Selfie Hop, 2410 N. Farwell Ave., characteristics 20 photograph ops in a 2,500-square-foot place.

Selfie Hop, 2410 N. Farwell Ave., attributes 20 image ops, from ball pits to a picnic-themed scene, in a 2,500-square-foot place. 

“I really like getting selfies, I like taking pictures, and I’m generally publishing on Snapchat,” claimed Alison White, who owns Selfie Hop with her spouse, Abdelrahman Farag. “This is going to be a good deal of fun for me and my kids to do.”

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There are 11 themed a few-wall “photograph booths,” White reported, like: 

  • A turquoise piano with a polka dot wall
  • A “super pink” dressing room
  • Confetti to toss with a yellow background 
  • A brick wall featuring a “adore” signal
  • A blue sofa with “a bunch” of gumballs on a shelf in the track record
  • A “gothic” theme
  • A teal bicycle with spray-painted hearts on the walls

Other sets include fake monarch butterflies with a vivid orange track record an Arabic dessert-concept a purple-themed grocery keep with a shopping cart a throne with a gold background and purple and orange ball pits. 


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The wall heading up to the 2nd amount of the area says “I appreciate Milwaukee” and the measures are rainbow-coloured. 

The studio is not at the moment ADA available, White mentioned, but mentioned the house owners are working towards building it that way. 

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About 3 yrs back, White visited a Winky Lux cosmetics store in Chicago with her two daughters, a mate and her friend’s boy or girl. Toward the back of the small business, there was a handful of themed image booths, she stated. 

“I took a entire bunch of shots with my little ones and it was so considerably fun,” mentioned White, who’s also a kindergarten instructor at Salam Faculty. “I have just been sort of waiting around for a thing like this to pop up in Milwaukee.”

Selfie Hop will be making its debut at 2 p.m. June 3. Its normal several hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. 

Each individual Selfie Hop picture op has a ring gentle tripod with Bluetooth controllers out there. The area is lit with LED lights. Friends are welcome to bring in professional cameras in addition to phones. 

a room with a wooden floor: Selfie Hop, a selfie photography studio, is opening in Milwaukee on June 3, 2021.

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Selfie Hop, a selfie photography studio, is opening in Milwaukee on June 3, 2021.

For a 1-hour time slot, it expenses $16 for standard admission and $11 for youngsters ages 2 to 12. Thanks to capacity limits, White endorses building reservations on the internet ahead of time at

Stroll-ins are permitted if spots are offered. The one-hour time slot starts off on the hour, not upon arrival, White noted.

“I am 1 of those people who loves having shots,” White reported. “And at any time I go back to glimpse at them, it can be just recollections that are suitable there … All those recollections are so essential.”

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Call Hannah Kirby at [email protected]. Adhere to her on Twitter at @HannahHopeKirby.  

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