Configuring Mirror Booth

If you want to run Sparkbooth for your mirror booth, here are some configurations to make:

For in-between sessions, setup the Cover Screen to display either "Animated Text" or "Video"
Sparkbooth_cover_screen.jpg

To display animated text during the session, go to Settings > Messages > enable "Animate Text Prompts" and make to to fill in all the text messages in the section above that setting
Sparkbooth_animated_text.jpg

Most mirror booths are taller than wide, you will need to configure Sparkbooth for Portrait mode:

  • To take portrait sized photos, go to Settings (press ctrl-1 to display) > Premium > General > Photo Size > select "Portrait"
    Sparkbooth_portrait_size.jpg
  • To setup your camera to take portrait sized photos, go to Camera Settings > Photo Rotation > select -90 or 90 degrees depending on which direction you want to turn your camera.
    Sparkbooth_rotate_photo.jpg

To achieve a black screen for the mirror booth:

  • Change the theme to "None" and check "Preview Only" under Start Screen Settings (press ctrl-2 to display)
    sparkbooth_mirror_theme.jpg
  • If you are using Sparkbooth DSLR, set the Video Source to "None" so live view is not displayed under Camera Settings (press ctrl-3 to display)
    Sparkbooth_DSLR_video_none.jpg
  • If you are using a webcam, you will need to create a screen overlay set with a black image to cover the webcam preview
    sparkbooth_mirror_overlay.jpg
  • To prevent a flash from showing on the screen when the photo is taken, change the flash color to black and transparency to 1.0 under Camera Settings Sparkbooth_no_flash.jpg