6 facts you didn’t know about Abe Lincoln

Big Lyle’s is helping transport people to iconic Abe Lincoln sites to celebrate his birthday!

Keep reading to find out 6 fun facts about Abraham Lincoln!

1. Although Illinois is sometimes referred to as “the land of Lincoln” Lincoln didn’t actually move to Illinois until the age of 21. 

Couple in front of Lincoln's adulthood home in Illinois

Couple is digitally edited in front of Abe Lincoln’s adulthood home.

2. Abe Lincoln actually was born in Hardin County, Kentucky. 

Couple stands in front of Abe Lincoln's boyhood home

Big Lyle’s used green screen technology to transport this couple to Abe Lincoln’s boyhood home.

3. Abe Lincoln’s head is as tall as a 6 story building and if his head was scaled to a man the man would stand 465 ft tall.

Boy climbs Mt. Rushmore

Young boy celebrates Lincoln’s birthday by attempting to climb up Mt. Rushmore.

4. Lincoln spent lots of time teaching his men to march, although he remembered little of the commands and usually forgot how to tell them to stop and turn.

4 young boys stand in front of Lincoln's headquarters.

4 young boys stand in front of Lincoln’s headquarters.

5. The Lincoln penny was designed in 1909 and had his portrait on one side and wheat on the other, it wasn’t until 1959 that the back changed to an image of the Lincoln Memorial.

Couple Visits Lincoln Memorial

Couple celebrates Abe’s birthday by getting sent to the Lincoln Memorial.

6. (May not be complete fact) Many have said that if you look at the monument from the left side you will see the face of Robert E. Lee who is faced to look at his old home Arlington House.

Couples stand in front of Lincoln monument!

Two couples stand in front of Lincoln memorial thanks to green screen technology.

Our First debut celebration, A beautiful custom

debutante with her escorts

debutante with her escorts

A debut is an old and Traditional Philippine celebration of a girls 18th Birthday, Rachel choose to keep it fun and glamorous with a Great Gatsby theme.This was a wonderful event to shoot, everyone came dressed in elegant period atria. Along with the lovely personal traditions of  the entourage preforming the  Grand Cotillion Dance, the 18 roses presented by her male family members, and the 18 candles where the women close to her give special messages or greetings and a wish for the future there was dancing and of course Pictures.
Looking to  add a new twist and some extra  fun to the party Rachel choose our Green screen open air photo booth. It was  a hit with the young adults, older guests and little ones too.

A great send off for Graduates in Indianapolis In


Party Lounge in Orange and brown

Creating a club feel for a warm and stylish Graduation party

 Looking for a cool, comfortable and welcoming design for a summer party? take a peek at party designer Anne Rogers setup for this Indianapolis graduation party. She incorporated cozy gathering area for guests to enjoy with bright splashes of color that added to the festive feel. In keeping with the life celebration theme of the graduation party, each graduate (this one was for triplets ) had a large photo panel designed for them. Yummy food, Plenty of beverage choices like fresh made smoothies and a Gracious hostess were the perfect start to a wonderful day. The party included A DJ for continuous tunes  and our Fun Green screen photo booth to capture friends and family making  unique fun memories.

Graduation party designs

It’s in the details

How to make your event unforgettable, New ideas for party entertainment.

To me music is a must have at every party. Most of our life moments and memories are associated with a song. So lets incorporate a fun alternative and get your guest involved in the process with U-Rock Videos

Camera Stars

I’m gona’ Rock your world

An all time favorite for Campus Activity events, post proms and Senior All Night Parties, “U-Rock Videos” is a mobile  on-site  music  production studio. Your guests provide the talent and entertainment by performing lip-sync versions of their favorite country, rock, rap, punk, hip-hop, or jazz songs as we produce their MTV style music video. We provide equipment,props,digital special FX,costumes and a large monitor for viewing the video process in action. Your guests entertaining each other is hilarious to watch. As a special gift for the performer  your ROCK STARS  walk away with a DVD of there performance. The U-Rock Videos are also a great team building event and fun for company picnics.[imagebrowser id=64]

Valentines – Weddings- Things a Guy will do for love and fun

One thing I can share with you is this, Guys will get their photo taken at parties if you make it fun!

Couple in looking in love

Be my Valentine

We do mainly larger corporate events, Weddings, Company Picnics, Conferences, Mitzvahs, campus activities and Marketing shows where  planners are always in need of fun new options to entertain their guests. Well this is a can’t lose choice, A photo station that uses a green screen and digital special effects. It captures the imagination of your guests and by adding  fun props it leers them in to get involved with the creative transformation of a plain old boring photo into a crazy and unique keepsake. Printing the photos on site like a photo booth means no list, no mailing Just enjoy the fun.[slideshow id=87]

Be a Super Hero – Comic Con Themed events

2014.  Fresh new photo event is now being added to our line up of

interactive photo services for parties and events.

If you’ve ever heard of a Comic Con then you know people are passionate about their favorite comic book caricatures and super heroes. So why not use this theme for one of your 2014 parties or events.

super man stops a subway car

don’t we all what to be super heroes

When asked to design a photo event for the 2014 Juice Ball in Grand Rapids Mi I used our “Green Screen” photo services to turn our party goers into Comics.  At Tommy Fitzgerald’s  fifth annual Juice Ball fundraiser Guests attending  were encouraged to dress up as comic book and cartoon characters which made the party over the top fun and were talking an over 21 crowd. We do all the picture printing on site with high speed commercial printers, the photos make great event souvenirs and help promote the cause.   Check out our newest  Fun photo options available for your event.[slideshow id=86]

It’s our pleasure to serve – We’re happy to give it our all.

As the fall turns into winter and the Season of Thanks Giving is near I take time to reflect on the many important events and celebrations we have had the opportunity to be a part of.  Each one is special, many are once in a life time parties  and we are honored to have been chosen to be a part of the Weddings, Bat-Bar Mitzvahs, Sweet 16s, and Quinceaneras. We are blessed to have great working partners like Xtreme Fun Party In –    Big Bounce Fun House In – The Fun Services, of Grand Rapids Mi–  Bellevue Mi – Woodhaven, MI ‎Preferred Entertainment Ky Business Speakers Bureau & EntertainmentAlpha-Omega Events and Have Services.

We are Proud to have proven that Small companies can provide big value and quality services to large corporations and National Associations that are willing to look to local vendors for services. Thanks to Consumer Energy– Spartan Stores- Dr Pepper Snapple – Dentslpy – Tognam America- Bayer Health – Puma – Ethan Allen – VanEerden Food- Eaton Corp – Stryker – Johnson Controls- Hispanic Chamber of Grand Rapids, Midway Chevy-East Jordan Iron Works -Crown Horwath – Land Mark Student Housing – WTWO – Imperial Beverage- Porter Hill Community- Pittsburgh Technology-MGM Grand Casino  Detroit – Pine Valley- Leco- Saginaw Controls- Press Gainey – NADONA- Leading Age- HcamMcal,

 We still treasure the time we spend taking picture on the University campuses that have been good clients, MSU – U O M – St Mary’s- Albion College – SIU – Cincinnati Tech – Findley – Loyola – ILS – GVSU- And High schools Post proms and Grads Parties. This year we were able to support local charities and are happy to promote them and there causes, Michigan Special Olympics – Volunteer Kalamazoo – American Cancer Society- Kalamazoo Pride- Kairos Dwelling Hospice Care and The Kids Food Basket. We have very much to be thankful for.

Ann Webster CEO Big Lyle’s Big Events

Photo of Ann Webster

Happy to serve

Zombies take Santa by surprise. Mr Jolly with the walking dead!

 Just a sample of the CRAZY ideas you can incorporate into any event with creative green screen photo services.

Santa and crew in picture with Zombies

Everyone needs to be uplifted even if it’s just 1 night

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Here’s a great entertainment idea for your upcoming  Holiday  party or event.  An on site photo shoot. The special effects that are used in Green screen digital photography give you unlimited  options. All your guest will enjoy ether participating or just watching the fun and excitement created with this high tech fun photo service.  And did I mention it also provides your guest with a killer keepsake party favor because we do all the photo printing instantly on site.

We make your event awesome.

Big Lyle’s specialty is Green screen digital photography.

green screen open photo booth

Fun Green screen open photo booth

  Looking for a cool way to bring interactive fun to your corporate branding or marketing event? Planning a  Wedding, Bar-Bat Mitzvah or Campus event and want it to ROCK?  Check out what our professional photo services can do  for you.

 Our “Far-Out Photos”  Green Screen photo station or  “Open air Photo Booth” is tons of interactive fun because we’re able to accommodate large groups of people in any photo.

Our photo station creates the high energy excitement of a  Hollywood photo shoot. Green screen Movie and TV special effects are used to create your souvenir pictures.

Photos that are designed to enhance the theme of the event and branding concept by incorporating your custom-branded messaging on each picture.

Your guest will remember your event long after it’s over because each one will leave with their photo gift in hand to share-show-post and enjoy for years to come.

You can book our green screen photo booth for company picnics, holiday parties, trade shows, meetings,corporate hospitality marketing events for company employees, clients, or both.

Green screen photo stations are a big hit at Campus Activity events, Sweet 16’s,Post Proms and Senor All night parties too 


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