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tpicco Jan 1, 2013 01:55 PM
Photo Booth Films Me Flopped?
I am not a video guy. I have to do a 5 minute video audition for a teaching gig tutoring students. Fair enough. When I use Photo Booth to capture my brilliant little 5 minute bit, everything is reversed. When I hold up a sign to emphasize a point, it looks like a mirror image: backwards.

I am on an iMac using 10.6.8
Photo Booth is 3.0.3
Can't seem to find a way to flop it. Photo Booth will flop still pix but not video, from what I can tell...
I do have the usual Mac stuff like iMovie but have never used it. Is the answer in there?
(Meanwhile I have created flopped signs so they look normal in Photo Booth, but now my part is on the wrong side of my head! This is horrible. :lol:)

Any clues? Hints? I do not want to be the man in the mirror.
 
mduell Jan 1, 2013 02:31 PM
Yes, photo booth reverses the image so left is left and right is right when you're looking at the computer.
 
tpicco Jan 1, 2013 03:14 PM
Is there any way I can flop it? Some software? Some trick? Some small offering to the gods?
 
mduell Jan 1, 2013 05:41 PM
http://www.google.com/search?q=flip+video+horizontally
 
Spheric Harlot Jan 2, 2013 12:40 AM
Take a five-minute look at iMovie. It's really simple there, and you already have it.
 
tpicco Jan 2, 2013 02:33 AM
thanx all...
 
Thorzdad Jan 2, 2013 04:06 AM
QuickTime Player will record un-mirrored video.
 
tpicco Jan 2, 2013 04:38 AM
So it does! Silly me. Since it was called Quick Time PLAYER it never even occurred to me to investigate...

ooookay
I am chastised and enlightened. Thanks
 
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