Inspired by an article in MagPi magazine I decided to build my own DIY Raspberry Pi Photo Booth. Instead of building a cabinet myself, I bought a cheap, used bedside table.
I painted it and cut out holes for the screen, camera and button.
Then I added a marquee with backlight. If you want to add the marquee then you will need 2 acrylic sheets and an LED strip. Create a custom logo with photo editing software, print it, put it between the acrylic sheets in front of the LED strip and secure it with angle profile.
I tweaked the original Python script so, among other edits, it will scan for a USB drive and save to that instead of the Raspberry SD card. Later I added an extra video light to take better pictures in the dark.
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