Sonia Wong
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Raspberry Pi Photo Booth for Your Next Party!

Use the Pi 3 to make a touchscreen photo booth that instantly uploads to Google Photos! Your guests will rave at your party hosting skills!

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Raspberry Pi Photo Booth for Your Next Party!

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
If you use an older model you’ll need to add a Wi-Fi dongle.
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Camera Module
Raspberry Pi Camera Module
You can use v2 (8MP) or v1 (5MP)
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Raspberry Pi Touch Display
Raspberry Pi Touch Display
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Micro USB Power Supply
Like a wall phone charger or battery pack — providing at least 2A at 5V for the Pi 3, or 700mA at 5V for earlier, lower-powered Pi models.
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Machine screws, M2.5, 10mm
For the tripod mount. Substitute two 16mm if you make the tabletop mount.
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Machine screws, M2.5, 6mm
For the tripod mount. Substitute two 14mm if you make the tabletop mount.
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Machine screws, M2×6mm
For mounting the camera. You could also use double-sided foam tape, or M1.5×8mm screws with nuts.
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Mounting brackets and/or enclosure (optional)
You can 3D print our desktop stand or tripod stand, and print or laser-cut our camera mount; get the files at github.com/wyolum/TouchSelfie/tree/master/fabricate. Or mount the project your own way in an enclosure of your choice.
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Hex nut, ¼-20 (optional)
For the 3D-printed tripod stand. For bigger enclosures, try a speaker tripod mounting bracket like Yamaha #ADP138.
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Credits

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Posted by Sonia Wong
Thanks to Justin Shaw and Jenny Ching.

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