Darkroom Booth FAQ
No, creating custom screens and templates is quick and easy. Darkroom Booth has it’s its own built in template editor to create and edit booth screens and photo templates. No need for any other software or knowledge of printing coordinates. Check out this video for a demonstration.
Booth will work with any Canon or Nikon SLR camera that supports tethering. Darkroom Booth will also work with most Windows supported webcams.
Yes, the template and ready screen editor can use most common graphic formats like JPG, PNG or TIF.
Darkroom Booth can use any printer supported by Windows. There are also built-in drivers for many of the most popular photo booth dye sub printers as well.
Darkroom Booth will run fine on any computer, laptop or tablet running Windows 10, 8 or 7.
Nope. Darkroom Booth will run fine on any computer or laptop running Windows 10, 8, or 7. If you want to use lots of advanced Booth features (big live views, live green screen, multiple/large graphics, slideshow, video), and you want it snappy with high-frame rates, then purchase a fast processor and plenty of RAM.
No. We have found that most booth operators want to use an inexpensive computer or laptop in their booth. Booth will run in Boot Camp, but not in virtual environments (no Parallels or Fusion). We love Macs too and wouldn't want to relegate such beautiful machines to the back of a dusty photo booth ;-) Seriously though, solid new/used Windows PCs can be had for cheap ($100+).
Yes, you can set up Darkroom Booth to prompt the user for an email address or mobile phone number to which to send the photo strip. You can also set the size on the image from a low resolution to the full size image. Visit the online manual for more information.
Yes, Green Screen functionality is built into Darkroom Booth Software. Green Screen is supported in the photo strips and in Live View so the user will see the green screen background on screen as well as on the print.
Yes. With Booth’s powerful screen customization you can create an experience where the user can toggle through different backgrounds and choose the one they would like.
Our license agreement allows you to activate Darkroom Booth on 2 (two) computers. You can also easily deactivate a computer and move the license from one computer to another.
Easy! You can browse the photo strips for any event and select the images you wish to print. You can program a button to reprint the last session.
Easy to build screens and templates is a key feature of Darkroom Booth. User screens and photo strips can be created on one computer, saved as a single file (all graphics, fonts and layout) and copied to other computers running Darkroom Booth. We are working on a marketplace where you will be able to buy and sell custom screens and templates.
Yes, in the image browser screen there is an option to save the selected images to a folder, thumb drive or burn to a CD.
Yes! Darkroom Booth supports video. If your DSLR supports video, then you can easily set up your photo booth to capture still photos, video or both.
Yes. With the camera connected go to the camera tab to see all of the options available for your particular model of camera. Click here for a video walk through of this feature.
Yes, there is a check box on the Live View tab called “Exposure Compensation” which will correct this. Also, some Canon camera have an Exposure Simulation Mode that should be turned off in the camera’s menu.
Yes. Darkroom Booth has a slideshow feature built in. The slideshow can be displayed on a monitor, TV or on an iPad or tablet to create a sharing station. Visit the online manual for more information.