Photo 4x4,5 cm (40x45 mm)

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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 4x4,5 cm

Photo 4x4,5 Centimetres (40x45 MM)
Width: 40 mm
Height: 45 mm
300 dpi
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Image definition parameters
Head height: 73 %
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 8 %
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Photo 4x4,5 Centimetres (40x45 MM) - All You Need to Know

Regarding the 4 x 4,5 cm photo

Depending on the document you will apply for, the size of the photo can be considerably different. Sometimes the easiest way is to choose a universal photo in digital form, from which you will be able to cut out any format you need, e.g. 4 x 4,5 centimetres. Our photo maker will help you with this, providing automatic cropping of uploaded photos. Ready and correctly prepared universal size photo can be used with the same effect as a photograph for a specific document.

You can prepare the photograph on our website - Passport Photo Online or instead of using a photo generator tool visit the nearest photo booth, which offers taking pictures in 4 on 4,5 centimetres (40 on 45 milimetres) format. Certainly, however, this is a more time-consuming and more expensive solution. Thus it's worth using photograph framing tool.

Background of the 4 x 4,5 centimetres (40 by 45 milimetres) photo

Usually a document photo ought to have a uniform background. The background colour itself can differ depending on the specific document. Often, however, it is a bright background, usually white (#ffffffff) or light grey (e.g. #fdfdfd), nevertheless, there can be a particular requirement regarding background of blue colour - #1250fa.

With photo generator you can get a photograph with a uniform bright background. Simply upload any photograph to the form above and our Background Removal Tool will do its job and you will get a photograph 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 [email protected].

Equivalents of the 4 x 4,5 cm photo

The equivalents of a 40 x 45 mm size photograph are:

  • 4 x 4,5 cm photograph (i.e. photo's width is 4 cm and height is 4,5 cm)
  • 1,57 x 1,77 in photo (i.e. photo's width is 1,57 inch and height is 1,77 inch)

Proportions of the digital version of the 4 by 4,5 cm photograph

In the case of electronic version photographs only, it is fundamental to maintain the correct proportions, i.e. the ratio of the 4 cm width to the 4,5 cm height. Depending on the resolution (dpi) of the printout, these can be very different in dimensions expressed in pixels (px). E.g., these can be sizes:

  • for dpi=100 resolution: 157 x 177 px (width = 157 pixels, and height 177 pixels)
  • for dpi=300 resolution: 472 x 531 px (width = 472 pixels, and height 531 pixels)
  • for dpi=600 resolution: 945 x 1063 px (width = 945 pixels, and height 1063 pixels)

Last update: 04/10/23