Photo 4x4 centimetres (40x40 milimetres)
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Photos with dimensions 4x4 cm
Width: 40 mm
Height: 40 mm
Head height: 70 %
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 8 %
How to prepare yourself?
Distance from the camera
Take the photo from a distance of about 20 inches from your face. Ideally, the photo should be taken by another person.
Face in front of the camera
Place your face in front of the lens and keep a neutral expression on your face. Hold the camera at face height.
Just stand facing a light source such as an exposed window. Don't worry about the background.
Concerning the 4 x 4 centimetres photo
The requirements for documentary photographs may differ, in particular in terms of size and framing. If you want to get a professional photograph that is suitable for various documents, generally the best solution is to choose a universal photo with pre-set size. For example, for a given format: 4 x 4 cm - that is 40 on 40 mm, you can use the cropping tool available on our page. Within a few seconds we would adapt your photograph to the requirements of the office or institution. Thanks to this easy procedure, you will save money and time on searching for a photography studio who will take professional documentary photographs in the size you need. Not always at a photography studio there is the possibility to print photos having dimensions of 4 on 4 centimetres or 40 x 40 milimetres, so, using photo cropping tool with automatic framing option may be the best solution.
4 x 4 cm (40 by 40 mm) Photo background
Normally a photograph for a document ought to have a uniform background. The background colour itself can differ depending on the specific document. As a general rule, however, it is a bright background, usually white (#ffffffff) or light grey (for instance #f6f6f6), although, there can be a particular background requirement of light blue - #1292fa. With passport-photo.online photo generator you can get a photo with a uniform bright background. Just upload any photo to the form above and our Background Removal Tool will do its job and you will get a photo on the perfect bright background. Soon, there will also be an option to choose a specific background color. If you need it now, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equivalents of the 4 x 4 cm photograph
The equivalents of a 4 x 4 centimetres size photograph are:
- 40 x 40 milimetres photo (i.e. photo's width 40 mm and height 40 mm)
- 1,57 x 1,57 inches photograph (i.e. photo's width 1,57 inches and height 1,57 inches)
Proportions of the digital version of the 4 by 4 cm photo
In the case of digital form photographs only, it is crucial to maintain the correct proportions, i.e. the ratio of the 4 cm width to the 4 cm height. Depending on the resolution (dpi) of the printout, these may differ a lot regarding dimensions expressed in pixels (px). E.g., these can be the dimensions:
- for dpi=100 resolution: 157 x 246 px (width = 157 px, and height 246 pixels)
- for dpi=300 resolution: 471 x 739 px (width = 471 px, and height 739 pixels)
- for dpi=600 resolution: 942 x 1479 px (width = 942 pixels, and height 1479 px)
The 4 x 4 cm photo has width 4 and height 4 cm.
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