Photo 43x55 mm (4,3x5,5 cm)

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Body-camera distance

The distance between the face and the camera should be about 40 cm. Ideally the photo should be taken by the other person.


Posture: Straight ahead

Place your face in front of the lens. Hold the camera at eye level and keep neutral face expression.



Stand facing the light source, for example an exposed window. The background will be cut out, don't worry about it.

Photos with dimensions 43x55 mm

Photo 43x55 Milimetres (4,3x5,5 Centimetres)
Width: 43 mm
Height: 55 mm
300 dpi
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Image definition parameters
Head height: 40 mm
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 5 mm
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Photo 43x55 MM (4,3 X 5,5 CM) - All You Need to Know

Concerning the 43 x 55 mm photo

The requirements for documentary photographs might differ, especially in terms of size and framing. If you want to obtain a professional photograph that is suitable for various documents, usually the best solution is to choose a universal photo with pre-set size. E.g., for a given format: 43 x 55 mm - meaning 4,3 on 5,5 cm, you can use the cropping tool available on our page. a moment we would adapt your photo to the requirements of the office or institution.

Thanks to this simple procedure, you will save money and time on searching for a photography studio who will take professional document photographs in the size you need. Not always at a photography studio there is the possibility to print photographs having dimensions of 43 on 55 milimetres or 4,3 x 5,5 cm, so, using photo maker with automatic framing option may be the best solution.

43 x 55 mm (4,3 by 5,5 cm) Photo background

Generally a photograph for documents should have a uniform background. The background colour itself may differ depending on the specific document. Generally, however, it is a bright background, often white (#ffffffff) or light grey (e.g. #f7f7f7), however, there may be a specific requirement regarding background of red - #fa1612.

With photo maker you can get a photograph 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 perfectly bright background. Soon, there will also be an option to choose a specific background color. If you need it now, please contact us at [email protected].

Equivalents of the 43 x 55 mm photograph

The equivalents of a 43 x 55 mm size photo are:

  • 4,3 x 5,5 cm photo (i.e. photo's width 4,3 cm and height 5,5 centimetres)
  • 1,69 x 2,17 inches photo (i.e. photo's width 1,69 inches and height 2,17 inches)

Proportions of the electronic form of the 43 by 55 mm photograph

In the case of photographs only in digital version, it is crucial to maintain the right proportions, i.e. the ratio of the 43 mm width to the 55 mm height. Depending on the resolution (dpi) of the printout, these may differ a lot in dimensions expressed in pixels (px). For example, these can be the dimensions:

  • for dpi=100 resolution: 169 x 217 px (width = 169 pixels, and height 217 pixels)
  • for dpi=300 resolution: 508 x 650 px (width = 508 pixels, and height 650 pixels)
  • for dpi=600 resolution: 1016 x 1299 px (width = 1016 pixels, and height 1299 pixels)

Last update: 24/09/23