Photo Booth Shooting
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The quickest way to get started is to setup your printer and then use the photo booth setup wizard to set everything else up for you.
You can then change the appearance of the screens by editing the JPEG screen images in an image editor such as Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.
Then use the print layout editor to edit the print layout or to load a different preset print layout.
The advanced settings can be used to fine tune the settings.
A series of shortcut buttons to provide quick access to key photo booth options can be displayed at the top of the main window:
The photo booth shortcut buttons can be turned on or off and button text edited by selecting "Photo Booth Shortcuts" from the View menu.
The main window display can be simplified by hiding the camera controls that are normally displayed down the left side of the window. To do this click on the View menu and uncheck "Show Camera Controls".
The Canon EOS 200D/Canon Rebel SL2 is currently the best all round camera for photo booth use. The dual pixel phase detect auto focus in live is excellent and makes it practical to use auto focus in both stills and video photo booth modes. The Canon EOS 200D/Canon Rebel SL2 also supports a range of different video resolutions and the use of an external microphone making it suitable for video booth use. This is currently the best value fully featured camera currently available for photo booth.
These models all have very similar performance in both stills and video.They support a range of different video resolutions and the use of an external microphone making them suitable for video booth use as well as stills.
The Canon EOS 200D/Canon Rebel SL2 also has Canon's excellent dual pixel face detect auto focus in live view.
The Canon EOS Rebel T6 is currently the cheapest model in the Canon DSLR range and is ideal for use in a stills photo booth. It is not ideal for video booth use because it does not accept an external microphone.
You can use any Windows compatible printer, but for a professional photo booth we recommend using a dye-sublimation printer capable of printing 4"x6" photos and automatically cutting them into two 2"x6" strips. Suitable models include, but are not limited to the following:
DNP DS RX1
DNP DS620 or DS620A
Mitsubishi CP D90DW
Mitsubishi CP D80DW
Mitsubishi CP D70DW
Mitsubishi CP K60DW S
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Summary of changes to print layouts in DSLR Remote Pro for Windows v3.0 onwards
The following changes have been made to the way layouts are printed. These should have little or no effect on print layouts defined using previous versions, but it layouts created using version 3.0 or later may not appear the same in earlier releases.