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Do you know free online passport photo make tool or web site

I would like to upload my photo to online passport make website and it can automatically create 2 x 2 inches passport photo. Then I can take it to a store for the print service. Do you know good free online passport photo make tool or web site?

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I found a number

when I Googled Online passport photo

But since I live in the UK the list I get my be different to yours. Why not try that for where you live.

But if you're going to a store anyway, have you thought about those Photobooths in places like train stations and so on? They get processed and printed straight away.

Or another thought. Take your photos to the print service store, and ask them to do it for you.

Mark

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Re: passport photo

You'll need a good enough photo of yourself to start with. Webcam quality won't suffice. And there must be certain requirements, like (where I live): both ears must be visible, you have to look in the camera, no sunglasses etc.

Once you have that digitally you can use any photo-editing program to make the picture the right size and cut out the right part. Irfanview is free and perfectly suited for the task. No need to do it online, I'd say.

Kees

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Passport Photos Now

Simple and easy. Go to http://www.passportphotosnow.com and select USA as your country. You will then be able to upload your photo and crop it exactly as required to get a 2 x 2 inch passport photo. Its free to try. Check it out:

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There are a bunch

For the longest time, I've been using epassportphoto.com to generate passport and visa photos. I've made 4"x6" prints at Target, Costco, or CVS and have never had an issue with any of them rejecting the photo because of the content. I have heard of some Walgreeens photo locations that wanted to charge $8 per pair of 2"x2" photos (i.e. their passport photo price) once they saw that the photos were passport sized.

I haven't had many problems with it. The only rejected photo I remember was not from the composition, but that I had used an original photo that was too dark for a particular consular official. The online services generally work great because they simplify the process of getting the right size. It's a matter of uploading, sizing the cropping box, and dragging the box for a final area selection. It's a bit hard to describe, but it's pretty intuitive once you start using the tool. At least with epassportphoto.com, the crop box also contains translucent rectangles used to line up the chin and top of the head in accordance with passport/visa photo requirements that the top of the head to chin be 1-1/8" to 1-1/2".

I mentioned epassportphoto.com, which only generates output meant for a 4"x6" print size. There are several other sites (which I haven't tried) including portraitbooth.com, 123passportphoto.com, idphoto4you.com, passportcorner.com, or any number of other sites. Some of them give options for different sheet sizes other than 4"x6".

I think epassportphoto.com was one of the pioneers, but I do have issues with how they've handled their free service. They used to produce a sheet that used up all the available area, but now they have one block with a green advertisement of their service. That's probably not an issue now that the State Dept or ICE (which now conforms to State Dept photo standards) only ask for one or two photos. However, I could see someone producing multiple copies to get multiple foreign visas for a multi-country trip, and where foreign consular offices will accept the standard US passport size out of convenience. It's still dirt cheap to do it yourself. I can get 4"x6" prints for less than 25 cents each, and the quality is better than those old instant photos that I used to pay $10 for a pair.

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