Editing prints - adding frames and overlays

Offer your guests a choice of print borders or overlays on the signing/drawing screen.

23 September 2019

Introduction

Guests enjoy personalizing their prints by drawing on them, adding virtual props and emoji, and adding a border or overlay. We call this adding a ‘frame’ to the print. This tutorial works with

What you need to do

  1. Enable signing and drawing on prints as usual
  2. Add your frames to the PhotoboothImages folder
  3. (Optional) Customize the icons to match your theme
  4. Run the booth

Enable signing and drawing on the prints

Booth (DSLR + Windows) aka DSLR Remote Pro

Select Advanced Settings, then Output Options Settings. Check the box marked Sign or draw on photos before printing, and OK as you leave.

Enabling signing and drawing on prints in DSLR Remote Pro 3.14

Booth (Webcam + Windows) aka Webcam Photobooth

Select Advanced Settings, then the Output tab. Select Output Settings and check the box marked Sign or draw on photos before printing, and OK as you leave.

Enabling signing and drawing on prints in Webcam Photobooth 2.4

Add your frames to the PhotoboothImages folder

Your frames should be png images the same size in pixels as the print layout. Place them in the PhotoBoothImages folder for the event. The name of each frame must start frame_ as below:

An extra touch – customize the icons to match your theme (optional)

I also customized the icons to the left of this screen by placing my own images in the PhotoBoothImages folder. You can customize all these icons in the same way. Make this screen your own.

Run the booth

When the photos have been taken, guests can decorate the print using the frames you included in the PhotoboothImages folder:

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