Life with Leo

May 5, 2008

In the photobooth

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Finn and Leo, up to no good, sit in the photobooth.

April 10, 2008

Back on the Bridge

Filed under: Photobooth shots, Uncategorized — fehlhaber @ 11:15 pm

Leo begged to go over the Golden Gate Bridge one last time. I obliged.

Kristen Fehlhaber and Leo at the Golden Gate Bridge

February 25, 2008

More photobooth shots

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Kenny & Melissa & the girls

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Here are some from the other day before the photobooth got taken down.

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February 11, 2008

Color or Sepia?

Filed under: Photobooth shots — fehlhaber @ 3:49 pm

Which do you like better? Here are some more photobooth shots, these in color. They link to the sepia ones.

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1: Barb Taron with daughter Abbie and husband Chris

2: Jordan and Celeste

3: Geoff Montello with Ben and James (who spit up between the 3rd & 4th shot!)

4: Jeanie, Terry & Jerome

February 9, 2008

The Case of the Disappearing Banana

Filed under: Photobooth shots — fehlhaber @ 10:34 pm

I got the photobooth up and running today. Here is one strip. 20 more can be found here (click on the strips to make them bigger).

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February 7, 2008

Home photobooth again

Filed under: Photobooth shots — fehlhaber @ 11:38 pm

Here Steph & Finn try out the photobooth. Finn can apparently read anywhere!finnsteph.jpg


January 28, 2008

Home photobooth

Filed under: Photobooth shots — fehlhaber @ 2:57 pm

Sabine and Violette go crazy for the photobooth.

And here’s the improved version, suggested by Ellen S.

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January 23, 2008

Do It Yourself Photobooth

Filed under: Photobooth shots — fehlhaber @ 10:23 pm

Who knew? You can turn your computer and camera into a photobooth with a little program called DLSR Remote.

There’s something nice about not being behind the camera and just living with whatever the results are, hat hair or no. Here’s a fun series with Leo and Nicky. A cool history of the photobooth and collections of photobooth shots can be found in this book — “Photobooth” by Babbette Hines.

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Addendum:  In the end, I found the software too cumbersome to use, but I still made a photobooth, albeit one where the photos were printed later at home.

I used PVC pipe to make a 2.5×2.5×5 foot stall, two shower curtains, a shower curtain liner (for a white backdrop), one of those grip-anything camera mounts (to hang on to the pipe), and my Canon A95.

The camera was set for the 2-second self-timer and the flash exposure adjusted a bit because the subjects were so close.

People were instructed to take 4 self-timed photos, but much of the time, I sat on the outside of the curtain and pressed the button for them.  I used this at birthday parties and at a gallery opening and everyone had lots of fun.

Printing the photos: I took the camera card home and did it with the aid of a program called Thumbnailer.  A sample is below.