Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Making Passport Photos at Home

This procedure assumes that you are using Photoshop CS3

1) open original photo
2) clean up as required
3) click on the square selection button
4) pick style as fixed ratio
5) set width to 4 and height to 5
6) Select the amount of image required
7) The centre of the selection should generally be on the bridge of the nose (ie where the glasses should sit)
8) crop the image (image -> crop)
9) set image width (Image -> Image Size) to 4cm (the height will automatically become 5cm)
10) note the image resolution (and units)
11) create a new image of size A4 and set resolution and units marked in step 10
12) paste the image into this new plate as many time as required
12) print!

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