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I have a python file that works standalone to take a photo, then post it to an api, but I want this file to be run when motion is detected on my livestream using on_event_start.

The file begins as it is supposed to, but when the time comes to take a photo, it stops working. I have not gotten an error report as it is not running in the terminal.

This is the chunk using the pygame module, where it stops working.

def Photo():
pygame.camera.init()
cam = pygame.camera.Camera("/dev/video0",(1280,720))
cam.start()
time.sleep(1.5)    
img = cam.get_image()
global image_name
image_name = 'image_' + date_time + '.jpg'
pygame.image.save(img, image_name)
Photo()

Any suggestions how I could get the pygame module working on top of motion would be appreciated, thanks!

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