Photo 4x4 cm (40x40 milimetres)
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Photos with dimensions 4x4 cm
Width: 40 mm
Height: 40 mm
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Image definition parameters
Head height: 70 %
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 8 %
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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.
Photos with dimensions 4x4 cm
About the 4 x 4 cm photo
The requirements for documentary photos might differ, in particular in terms of size and framing. If you want to get a professional photo that is suitable for different documents, generally the easiest solution is to choose a universal photo with pre-set size. E.g., for a given format: 4 x 4 centimetres - meaning 40 on 40 mm, you can use the cropping tool available on our page. Within 5 seconds we would adapt your photo to the requirements of the office or institution. Thanks to this simple procedure, you will save time and money on searching for a photographer who will take professional document photographs in the format you need. Not always at a photography studio there is the possibility to print photographs with dimensions of 4 on 4 cm or 40 x 40 mm, thus, using photo cropping tool with option of automatic framing may be the best solution.
4 x 4 cm (40 by 40 milimetres) Photograph background
Normally a photo for a document ought to have a uniform background. The background colour itself can differ depending on the specific document. Often, however, it is a bright background, normally white (#ffffffff) or light grey (for instance #fdfdfd), nevertheless, there can be a specific background requirement of red - #fa1212. With passport-photo.online photo generator you can get a photo with a uniform bright background. All you have to do is upload any photograph 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.
4 x 4 centimetres Photo equivalents
The equivalents of a 4 x 4 centimetres size photo are:
- 40 x 40 milimetres photograph (i.e. photo's width 40 mm and height 40 milimetres)
- 1,57 x 1,57 inches photo (i.e. photo's width 1,57 inches and height 1,57 inches)
Proportions of the digital form of the 4 by 4 cm photo
In the case of electronic version photos only, it is very important to maintain the correct proportions, i.e. the ratio of the 4 centimetres width to the 4 cm height. Depending on the resolution (dpi) of the printout, these may differ considerably in dimensions expressed in pixels (px). E.g., these may be the sizes:
- for dpi=100 resolution: 157 * 246 px (width = 157 px, and height 246 pixels)
- for dpi=300 resolution: 471 * 739 px (width = 471 px, and height 739 pixels)
- for dpi=600 resolution: 942 * 1479 px (width = 942 pixels, and height 1479 pixels)
About the document
The 4 x 4 cm photo has width 4 and height 4 cm.
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