Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Photo Booth Digital Photo and Video Application

Today you will use the software application Photo Booth to take a photograph of yourself for your self-portrait graphic art project.

You may spend the entire period using the Photo Booth application. Try the different built in effects to enhance your photograph. You may take "buddy pictures", but remember, your goal is to end the day with a photograph to use as a model for your self-portrait.
  1. Open the Photo Booth application from your applications folder
  2. Click "Effects"
The first page has the following effects:
  • Sepia
  • Black & White
  • Glow
  • Comic Book
  • Normal
  • Color Pencil
  • Thermal Camera
  • X-Ray
  • Pop Art
Click the right arrow button to see the second page of effects:
  • Bulge
  • Dent
  • Twirl
  • Squeeze
  • Normal Mirror
  • Light Tunnel
  • Fish Eye
  • Stretch
Click the right arrow to see the third page of effects:
  • Clouds
  • Color Dots
  • Earth rise
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Normal
  • Fish
  • Roller coaster
  • Sunset
  • Yosemite
Click the right arrow to see the final page of effects. This is the "User Backdrop" page. You may drop any photo into the eight separate backdrops to create your own scene for you photograph. You may use this effect to place yourself in a scene you would like for your self-portrait.

Have fun!


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