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Old 04-28-2008, 01:08 PM   #1
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Default Snapshot from iMac built-in camera?

Does anyone know how one can capture a snapshot of what the Mac’s built-in camera sees?

   
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Does anyone know how one can capture a snapshot of what the Mac’s built-in camera sees?
I'm not at home so can't check, but there's a menu option. I know I did this to get a book cover for that book cataloguing application several of us tested a few months ago.

   
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Look in apps for Photo Booth.
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Photo Booth indeed - used it to catch a snap of myself to use as a new avatar somewhere (I forgot where now!). That worked very nicely.

   
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Nice to visit, however fleetingly. Too much going on...
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Yeah, that's it! Hard to remember when you're replying from a totally Windows environment.

How are you enjoying suburban life?

   
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How are you enjoying suburban life?
Taking to it very nicely, thanks. Lots of walking on the beach -- in fact many things are within walking (or hobbling) distance, which is a most pleasant change.

But we still have heaps of stuff in boxes, and need to buy some more furniture. And there's still some painting to do -- I fell off a ladder trying to finish it a couple of months ago, and badly sprained my ankle, thus the hobbling.

I also came down with a dreadful bug for several weeks when I returned from the US (Florida to Melbourne via NY, (over the north pole to) HK, and Adelaide).

All in all, a bit more hectic than I'd like...

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You are certainly really busy! Sorry to hear about the ankle and the bug, and that trip home sounds like a nightmare. How many hours did it take?

   
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How many hours did it take?
Oh, a bit under 40. The NY-HK leg was more than 16 hours by itself, which is a long time in a tin can -- mercifully it was fairly empty, and I had four seats to myself.

But by the time I arrived I had this vision of just getting on an off planes for the rest of my life...

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