- Arts and Design
HOW TO CREATE A PASSPORT PHOTO by Using Photoshop
Most people when apply for a new passport, they will look forward to the professional photographer,but then this can be expensive.Now, if you know how to make use of image-editing software-Photoshop and a home printer, you can produce a good quality passport photos that meet the official standards and requirements.
Here,lets me share some simple tips on using photoshop to create your own passport size photo.
First of all, set a “White Background”(you can using white cloth/ white wall/ or white board card). If you are using a normal digital camera without flash or lighting, take the photo outside of your house (nature day light).
Take a good picture for half body size.Create o Folder (PassportPhoto) and upload the photo to your PC and start with your photoshop software image editor.
Go to “File” and select “Open”.Choose the picture from the above folder and open the selected image.
Select the “Crop Tool”,change the width to 2in and height 2in,Resolution :300 pixel/inch.US passport size is 2” by 2”.
Move the crop tool to the image and crop it by double click the mouse.
Go to “File”and choose for “New”.Look for the Preset sizes 4in X 6in,Mode RGB color and click “OK”This will create a new layer.
Hold “ALT”key and using the “move tool” to drag the image to the new layer.Repeat it twice and now you get 2 images in one layer. You almost done.
Go to “File” and select “Save As”.name the file as “My Passport” and SAVE.
Using the 4” X 6” inkjet photo paper and home printer,print the photo and now the passport photo is ready for you to use.