Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:18:16

Author: Dan Bernoulli

Subject: Re: How to get full screen display using a web cam

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Ah=2C PhotoBooth=2C not PhotoShop. Yes it works! My web cam also works in P=
hotobooth so I am good-to-go. A little awkward having to go to System Prefe=
rences to change the screen resolution but it is workable. I give my thanks=
to both Steve's and the other's on the list who gave suggestions. I now ha=
ve a way to complete my demo on Monday.

I may be going "a bridge too far" but still must ask the question does anyo=
ne perhaps have a solution within a single program?

My apologies to the rest of the Tapper's for the tutorial on Macs but it is=
related to teaching in a convoluted way.

Dan Beeker



From: andersos@sonoma.edu
Subject: Re: [tap-l] How to get full screen display using a web cam
Date: Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011 11:51:47 -0800
To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu



Hmmm=2C

My frustration level is high. This should be easy.
Dan=2C
I just tried it with the built-in camera=2C and it worked ok=2C (no webcam =
needed).
Open Photo Booth app and set Displays to 640x480.(IF you can get close=2C p=
oint your MacBook at the subject=2C and frame it in)
I normally use a Canon DV recorder=2C set to record onto a scratch tape=2Cg=
oing through Firewire=2C into iMovie=2C as Steve posted.(the secret to run-=
on sentences.. commas!)
Steve AndersonSSU Physics & Astronomy =

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Ah=2C PhotoBooth=2C not PhotoShop. Yes it works! My web cam also wor=
ks in Photobooth so I am good-to-go. A little awkward having to go to Syste=
m Preferences to change the screen resolution but it is workable. I give my=
thanks to both Steve's and the other's on the list who gave suggestions. I=
now have a way to complete my demo on Monday.I may be going "a bri=
dge too far" but still must ask the question does anyone perhaps have a sol=
ution within a single program?My apologies to the rest of the Tappe=
r's for the tutorial on Macs but it is related to teaching in a convoluted =
way.Dan BeekerFrom: anderso=
s@sonoma.eduSubject: Re: [tap-l] How to get full screen display using a=
web camDate: Fri=2C 18 Feb 2011 11:51:47 -0800To: tap-l@lists.ncsu=
.edu
Hmmm=2CMy frustration level is=
high. This should be easy.Dan=2C<=
/div>I just tried it with the built-in camera=2C and it=
worked ok=2C (no webcam needed).Open Photo Booth=
app and set Displays to 640x480.(IF you can get close=2C point =
your MacBook at the subject=2C and frame it in)I norma=
lly use a Canon DV recorder=2C set to record onto a scratch tape=2Cgoi=
ng through Firewire=2C into iMovie=2C as Steve posted.(the secre=
t to run-on sentences.. commas!)Steve AndersonSSU Physics &=3B Astronomy
=

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