dslrBooth for Mac v2.9

Additional Email Functions

Fully customize E-mail template with image, attachment url, and sharing icons.

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Disclaimer

Add the option to display required disclaimer to guests. Disclaimer can be edited. Settings -> General -> Disclaimer.

Live View on Start Screen

Option to display live view on the start screen, allowing guests to see themselves prior to their session starting.

Originals on Sharing Screen

Choose to display or hide original photos on the sharing screen.

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Canon Auto Exposure

Auto exposure for lower model Canon cameras that do not have auto exposure compensation. Settings -> Camera

  • Add option to auto-rotate print to match paper orientation.
  • Various stability and performance enhancements.
  • Support for OS X 10.13.
  • Bug fix for sharing to facebook pages and page and album drop downs.

LumaBooth Update v1.6

Boomerang Gifs

Capture and create 1 second looping boomerang GIFs instead of the usual prints and GIFs.

Green Screen

Replace a green or blue background with a custom background. Choose to automatically cycle through several backgrounds or have your guests choose one from one of the backgrounds uploaded.

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Additional Updates

  • Add option to display a disclaimer to guests where they have to accept to continue the photo booth session. If guest chooses not to accept disclaimer, delete all the photos for that session and go back to the start screen.
  • Add option to turn off viewing previous prints and GIFs from the start screen.

dslrBooth Success Story: SD Photo Booth in San Diego, California

SD Photo Booth, based in San Diego, California, started using dslrBooth in 2012. They first came across the software at the Photo Plus convention and soon after downloaded dslrBooth’s free trial. SD Photo Booth uses dslrBooth mostly at corporate activations to help spread brand awareness for the company that hired the booth. The customization of the templates, start screen and other functions allow for branding from the time the guests step into the booth to when they receive their print.

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Some of SD Photo Booth’s favorite features include the surveys, automatic Facebook page uploads, GIFS and boomerangs. While those features are some of their favorites, what they find the most useful is the template editor. SD Photo Booth chose the software due to its ease of use and the simplicity in teaching it to their other staff members. Currently SD Photo Booth has a total of 5 booths in use.

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About SD Photo Booth

SD Photo Booth existence dates back to early 2012. They got started by working a few gigs with dslrBooth software, their early involvement with development process of the photo booth industry allowed them the advantage of knowing the ins-and-outs of the market and also insured that they stayed ahead of the curve with any type of event.

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SD Photo Booth quickly learned that Corporate events is their passion. They have worked with some of the biggest clients such as Southwest Airlines, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment weekly.

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50+ New Templates!

dslrBooth has recently added more than 50 new templates to the store.

Included are:

  • 6 Children Birthday templates
  • 16 Birthday or Party templates
  • 2 Prom/Homecoming templates
  • 5 Holiday templates

Each template has a vertical and horizontal version available. Check out the new templates below!

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dslrBooth v5.16 for Windows Update

Boomerang GIF

Capture a one second video that gets slowed down then plays forwards then backwards to generate a boomerang GIF. (Settings, GIF, Boomerang)

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Post-Processing with Photoshop

Post-process captured photo using Photoshop Droplet. You can now apply a Photoshop action to every captured photo to apply a custom look to the photos. (Settings, General, Post Processing)

360 Green Screen

Use 360 degree panoramic backgrounds in green screen replacement and post 360 photo to Facebook. (Green Screen, Add 360 background). 360 image must have been taken with a 360 camera or contains spherical 360 EXIF metadata. More Information

50+ New Templates!

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Other Updates

  • Allow drag and drop to re-order layers in template editor when using touch screen.
  • Add welcome screen with links to recent templates, tutorials, and support articles.
  • Change window title to Not Ready on start screen if no cameras are detected.
  • Stop Live view after capture when using webcam to conserve CPU to process templates faster on slower PCs.
  • Update to latest Facebook API.
  • Set sharing message when uploading GIFs to Facebook.
  • Bug fix for prints not showing in fotoShare iPad app when using surveys.
  • Bug fix for touch screen issue when selecting item and dragging on Browse screen where you had to press more than once to open.

5.16.0721.3 Update

  • Allow sharing of 360 photos if template only has 1 photo.
  • Turn on flash when shooting with Sony cameras.
  • Display disclaimer when in video mode and disclaimer is enabled.
  • Fix sharing of videos over e-mail and facebook.

5.16.0724.1 Update

  • Clear out previous photos from last session while on sharing screen to allow for drag and drop or new capture of photos before going to start screen.
  • Hide thumbnail of Photos on sharing screen if shooting boomerangs since there are no photos to share.
  • Fix sharing of boomerang over Facebook Pages.

5.16.0815.1 Update

  • Fix for capture issues with some Sony cameras.
  • Delete singles if users does not accept disclaimer. Display survey questions only if user accepts disclaimer.
  • Deleted captured photos when Camera Settings window is closed.
  • Fix for shutter speed issues not properly getting reset at end of liveview with some Canon cameras.

5.16.0905.1 Update

  • Fix for sharing video on youtube when survey option is on.
  • Fix for setting webcam resolution.

dslrBooth for Mac v2.7

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  • View and share original photos from sharing screen.
  • Send originals to fotoShare iPad app.
  • Rotate live view setting to allow for mounting camera in various orientations.
  • Add graphical menu.
  • Disallow Cmd + Escape from bypassing PIN code entry screen.
  • Moved timers from Camera to Display settings tab.
  • Allow use of space bar to trigger camera if auto-focus fails on Nikon cameras.

To install the latest update, open dslrBooth, go to top menu > dslrBooth > Check For Updates.

 

dslrBooth v5.15 Windows Update

Change camera settings

Directly change cameras settings through dslrBooth by clicking on Tools, DSLR Camera Settings (Canon + Nikon).

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GIF Only Booth

Run a GIF-only booth with no prints. Settings, GIF, GIF Only. # of photos is set by number of photos in template even though template will not generate a print.


Sharing Original Photos

Original photos will now appear on the share screen with gifs and prints.

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Original Photos on Fotoshare app

Original photos are now sent to the fotoShare iPad app. On the fotoshare app, click Settings, General and enable Prints, Gifs and Photos.

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Fotoshare Connection

Displays connection status to fotoShare iPad app under Settings, Print.


Create Facebook Album

Allow entry of new Facebook page album name under Settings, Sharing, Facebook Pages.


Additional Fixes

  • Fix for Virtual Attendant clearing custom settings when it was turned off.
  • Fix for album names with non-latin letters.
  • Fix for e-mail not sending when template was over 4000 characters.
  • Internet firewall pop-up will now display a max of 3 times for those using 3rd party firewalls.

This is a FREE update if you have purchased dslrBooth within the last year or have purchased a renewal license. To update your software, open dslrBooth, then go to Help, Check for Updates. You can renew your license from within the software as well.

Customer Showcase: Foto-Pipe Green Screen at Shopping Malls

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Using dslrBooth software, Foto-Pipe has created a half-pipe green screen photobooth allowing guests to take creative photos while in public shopping centers.

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Jan, the owner of the Foto-Pipe, is a professional photographer from Germany who came up with the idea after a client asked for an extra large booth. Currently he has two of his foto-pipes set up in shopping centers in Pfäffikon, Switzerland and Cologne, Germany.

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dslrBooth’s green screen function allows shoppers to choose a background, strike a pose and be part of a fun scene. The software and unique setup of the photobooth allows for interactive fun where “people have a good time in the shopping-center and can share that with their friends. It is a sort of motivation to get up and go shopping in the real world” says Jan.

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Check out Foto-Pipe for more information.