LONG WAIT TIME BETWEEN TAKING PHOTOS

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LONG WAIT TIME BETWEEN TAKING PHOTOS

Postby Thefotobomb » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:42 am

HEY TIM, FIRST OFF I STILL OVE THIS APP SO MUCH SO KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK.

I USE THE CANON 6D WITH IPAD AIR2 (PROBABLY NEED A IPAD PRO) BUT IN BETWEEN TAKING MULTIPLE PHOTOS THE HOUR GLASS SPINS FOR ABOUT 4-5 SECONDS BEFORE THE ACTUAL COUNTDOWN BEGINS. SO GUEST ARE KINDA JUST STANDING THERE LOOKING CRAZY FOR A WHILE LOL. MAKES THINGS KIND OF AKWARD. I HAVE MY PICTURE SIZE SET TO SMALL IN CAMERA SO THAT THE FILE SIZES ARE NOT AS LARGE. IF I USE THE IPAD CAMERA THEN THE HOUR GLASS DOES NOT EVEN POP UP IT JUST GOES RIGHT BACK INTO THE COUNTDOWN SUPER FAST.

IS THIS NORMAL OR DO I NEED A FASTER IPAD?

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Re: LONG WAIT TIME BETWEEN TAKING PHOTOS

Postby tim » Mon Dec 31, 2018 11:49 am

I'm going to guess that that's because Wifibooth is waiting for a liveview frame, and the Canon 6D is taking a long time to send the next liveview frame.
The Canon 6D is a good camera, but not for photobooths: it takes forever to send liveview frames, i'm guessing because it is fullframe. You'd be much better off with a cheaper Canon 80D. They are WAY faster to send liveview frames. Try a cheaper not-full-frame Canon (ie. APS-C) and see if that is better with your ipad. Alternative: if you have an iphone, use the iphone's camera from your ipad via blueprint! It's awesome.

Happy new year! And thanks for continuing to use Wifibooth, it loves you right back!
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Re: LONG WAIT TIME BETWEEN TAKING PHOTOS

Postby Thefotobomb » Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:45 pm

COOL. MAKES SENSE, WITH THE IPHONE CAMERA I WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO USE AN EXTERNAL FLASH WITH IT CORRECT? I AM A PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER SO I PRIDE MY BOOTH ON STUDIO LIGHTING LOL. SO I WOULD HAVE TO BE ABLE TO USE EXTERNAL STROBE.

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Re: LONG WAIT TIME BETWEEN TAKING PHOTOS

Postby tim » Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:50 pm

You're right, with the iPhone camera you'd be limited to constant lighting -- no way to sync a strobe (yet).
If you want to use strobe, then i'd look at purchasing a Canon 80D, or one in that line (xxD) that has good wifi
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Re: LONG WAIT TIME BETWEEN TAKING PHOTOS

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Re: LONG WAIT TIME BETWEEN TAKING PHOTOS

Postby Thefotobomb » Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:19 pm

I ACTUALLY JUST FOUND A WORK AROUND, SO INSTEAD OF HAVING AN HOUR GLASS. I CHANGED IT TO SAY "SWITCH POSE" AND THEN TURNED THE COUNTDOWN OFF. SO NOW IT JUST SAYS "CHEESE" THEN "SWITCH POSE" AND IT WORKS SUPER FAST NOW. SO JUST A HEADS UP IF ANYONE ELSE WANTS TO DO THIS.

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Re: LONG WAIT TIME BETWEEN TAKING PHOTOS

Postby tim » Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:20 pm

Hey that's a really great idea! well done, I wrote the app but I did not think of that!
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Re: LONG WAIT TIME BETWEEN TAKING PHOTOS

Postby Thefotobomb » Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:26 pm

HAHA! AWESOME! IS IT POSSIBLE TO CHANGE THE COLOR OF THE TEXT ON THE SCREEN FROM PINK OR NOT YET?

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Re: LONG WAIT TIME BETWEEN TAKING PHOTOS

Postby tim » Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:57 pm

Hmm no but i could add that.
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