The Ghost Portrificationizer is a machine invented by Professor E. Gadd during the events of Luigi's Mansion and located in the Portrificationizer Chamber. The machine can turn any ghosts trapped within the Poltergust 3000 into portraits. After the player has completed an area of the game, Luigi takes all of the ghosts that he captures and turns them into portraits. Each ghost looks different in its frame; each has a different pose and possibly different frame colors – frame color depends on how efficiently Luigi captures the ghost.
The Ghost Portrificationizer has a metal lip to which Luigi can attach the Poltergust 3000. A blue section of the machine separates the common ghosts from the portrait ghosts. The machine then finishes its process by resizing, squashing, and framing the ghosts. The portraits are then dispensed from the end of the machine, able to be hung in the Gallery for later viewing. The Ghost Portrificationizer can work backwards; in the final cinematic of the game, Mario is reverted from a portrait back into his human self; with the process being painful and overwhelming for him, leaving him very dizzy and semiconscious afterwards.
Luigi's Mansion (Nintendo 3DS)