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Taking fun pictures with Photo Booth

From: iPad Tips and Tricks (2010)

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And now we are going to take a look at Photo Booth. This is the iPad's secret babysitter. Fire up Photo Booth, hand your iPad to any restless child, and that child will be entertained for a good long time. It's a great babysitter, not only because this is just a heck of a lot of fun, but it's also really easy to operate. Let me show you. So we tap Photo Booth to launch it, and here's the main window. If I wanted to, I could flip the camera around by touching the Flip Camera button at the bottom right. I don't want to do that right now.

Taking fun pictures with Photo Booth

And now we are going to take a look at Photo Booth. This is the iPad's secret babysitter. Fire up Photo Booth, hand your iPad to any restless child, and that child will be entertained for a good long time. It's a great babysitter, not only because this is just a heck of a lot of fun, but it's also really easy to operate. Let me show you. So we tap Photo Booth to launch it, and here's the main window. If I wanted to, I could flip the camera around by touching the Flip Camera button at the bottom right. I don't want to do that right now.

If I wanted to take a picture, I'd tap the Camera button and there is my face. To preview that, I just tap it. I can also delete it by tapping the X. Now let's take a look at the effects. There are variety of effects here. We'll start with Thermal Camera. Very easy, very hot. Hotter behind me. Take a look at Mirror. Now I'm in Stereo. X-Ray just flips color scheme around, a little spooky looking but nice.

Then there's Kaleidoscope, and this demonstrates how you can pinch and stretch these effects. So, if I stretch, I make very large facets, and if I pinch down, they become smaller. Again, normal them in center. Here's the Light Tunnel. Again, you can pinch and stretch, stretch, see most of me, pinch way down, and I become very nosy.

Back to Effects. Squeeze. I live this thing. So I don't know if you know it, but I am kind of known for my hair. Check out that bouffant. Is that something or is that something? Twirl, use your finger and twirl around and okay. And finally, there is Stretch. Now this is a great look if you're going to the Easter Islands. They'd build statues to you.

Let's go back to Effects and finally, back to Mirror, and I'm out of here.

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iPad Tips and Tricks (2010)

46 video lessons · 72360 viewers

Christopher Breen
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  1. 1m 0s
    1. Welcome
      1m 0s
  2. 23m 31s
    1. Taking advantage of Siri
      5m 42s
    2. Syncing photos with Photo Stream
      7m 54s
    3. Finding the way with Apple Maps
      9m 55s
  3. 1h 12m
    1. Touching the iPad
      8m 39s
    2. Setting the rotation lock/mute toggle switch
      1m 40s
    3. Multitasking
      2m 42s
    4. Using the virtual keyboard
      11m 53s
    5. Using gestures to work faster
      1m 43s
    6. Understanding iTunes and the iPad
      6m 31s
    7. Syncing info to the iPad
      3m 31s
    8. Wireless updating and syncing
      2m 24s
    9. Syncing media files to the iPad
      5m 28s
    10. Syncing data with iCloud
      9m 8s
    11. Using iTunes Match to keep music updated on multiple devices
      6m 43s
    12. Troubleshooting
      6m 29s
    13. Using Notification Center
      6m 7s
  4. 15m 12s
    1. Using the App Store to download apps
      9m 56s
    2. Managing apps
      5m 16s
  5. 26m 43s
    1. Configuring peripherals
      6m 43s
    2. Printing with an iPad
      1m 48s
    3. Understanding accessibility on the iPad
      7m 3s
    4. Childproofing the iPad
      5m 39s
    5. Managing Location Services
      5m 30s
  6. 28m 58s
    1. Configuring email accounts
      9m 5s
    2. Organizing email
      3m 44s
    3. Dealing with spam
      6m 33s
    4. iMessage
      5m 32s
    5. Configuring Twitter and sending Twitter updates from multiple apps
      4m 4s
  7. 39m 49s
    1. Connecting an iPad to an external display
      3m 32s
    2. Creating iPad presentations with Keynote
      8m 37s
    3. Creating iPad presentations with third-party apps
      6m 45s
    4. Controlling a computer remotely with an iPad
      8m 7s
    5. Keeping to-do lists synchronized
      4m 5s
    6. Managing and editing files with third-party apps
      8m 43s
  8. 16m 38s
    1. Taking pictures and movies
      3m 50s
    2. Editing and sharing movies
      6m 3s
    3. Video conferencing with FaceTime
      4m 33s
    4. Taking fun pictures with Photo Booth
      2m 12s
  9. 32m 16s
    1. Preparing audio and video files for the iPad
      7m 28s
    2. Using AirPlay to stream video and audio wirelessly to an external display
      3m 28s
    3. Using Home Sharing
      2m 18s
    4. Streaming media to an iPad
      7m 5s
    5. Copying media from an iPad to a computer
      5m 15s
    6. Importing and editing photos
      6m 42s
  10. 32s
    1. Conclusion
      32s

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