The Hard Shell is an open source photobooth project for everyone. For birthdays, weddings and parties, the Hard Shell is a personal photographer for all your life's greatest memories.

  • Dye-sublimation photo printer

  • Skinable booth exterior! Personalize for each event! Add your own branding

  • Many cameras supported - including Canon G10 and most modern DSLRs

  • Software included, with free upgrades for life

  • Customizable print templates

  • Use your iPad, android tablet, or dedicated screen as the display

  • LED count down ring of awesome

  • Small and portable. One person can operate and transport

  • Open air design allows for large group shots

  • Free standing button pedestal

More updates are coming. Watch this space for the open source code, forums, more detailed pictures, and purchasing options.

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You can contact us at contact@cunningturtle.com.