How do I Print my own Passport Photos?

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How do I Print my own Passport Photos?

Have you ever wanted to print your own passport photos without having to go through the trouble of visiting to the local photo store? As long as you have your own personal printer at home, ImagePrint makes it easy for you to do so with just a few clicks.

In this example we will show how to crop a photo to the standard US passport photo size of 2 x 2 inches (50,8 x 50,8 mm). Please notice that the sample image used in this guide might not satisfy the government requirements for passport photos.

  1. Open ImagePrint
  2. Add a new photo by pressing Insert > Image on the main menu bar, or by double-clicking on the page background. Select the photo you would like to use and press the Open button.
Insert the source photo in ImagePrint
Insert the source photo in ImagePrint
  1. Right-click the inserted photo and select Crop from the popup menu. For US passport photos, set the Crop View width and height to 2 inches, i.e. a size of 2 x 2 inches. For other countries you need to check the local government requirements. The Crop View settings can be found in the right Properties panel.
Adjust the Crop View size to the required photo size.
Adjust the Crop View size to the required photo size.
  1. Resize and move the photo so that the face fits correctly within the Crop View rectangle. For the exact requirements for your destination country, you need to consult the relevant authorities. Each country might have different requirements to the visible area of the forehead and chins that your photo need to adhere to.
Resize and move the picture so that it fits correctly inside the Crop View.
Resize and move the picture so that it fits correctly inside the Crop View.
  1. When finished, press the Enter-key, or click somewhere outside the picture to apply the clipping.
  1. To print multiple copies of the same photo, Press Insert > Tiles on the main menu bar. The Tiles shape is added to the document. Now, drag and drop the photo inside the Tiles shape. When you unselect the Tiles shape, the photo is repeated horizontally and vertically.
The Tiles shape repeats the same photo multiple times in horizontal and vertical directions.
The Tiles shape repeats the same photo multiple times in horizontal and vertical directions.
  1. Press File > Print… > Print to print the photos on the default printer.

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Ulf Emsoy has long working experience in project management, software development and supply chain management.

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