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Width: 40 mm
Height: 45 mm
300 dpi
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Head height: 73 %
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 8 %
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More about Photo 4x4,5 Centimetres (40x45 Milimetres) - Requirements

Concerning the 4 x 4,5 cm photo

The requirements for documentary photographs can differ, especially in terms of size and framing. If you want to obtain a professional photo that is suitable for different documents, often the easiest solution is to choose a universal photo with pre-set size. For instance, for a given format: 4 x 4,5 cm - that is 40 on 45 mm, you can use the cropping tool available on our page. a moment we will adapt your photo to the requirements of the office or institution. Thanks to this easy procedure, you will save money and time on searching for a photographer who will take professional photographs for documents in the format you need. Not always at a photography studio there is the possibility to print photos having dimensions of 4 on 4,5 cm or 40 x 45 mm, thus, using photo generator tool with automatic framing option may be the best solution.

4 x 4,5 cm (40 by 45 milimetres) Photo background

Commonly a document photograph should have a uniform background. The background colour itself can differ depending on the specific document. Normally, however, it is a bright background, usually white (#ffffffff) or light grey (for example #fbfbfb), nonetheless, there can be a specific requirement regarding background of red colour - #fa1212. With photo cropping tool you can get a photo with a uniform bright background. All you have to do is upload any photo to the form above and our Background Removal Tool will do its job and you will get a photograph 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 4 x 4,5 cm photo

The equivalents of a 4 x 4,5 cm size photograph are:

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 form of the 4 by 4,5 centimetres photo

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

  • 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: 6/7/23

About the document

The 4x4,5 centimetres photo has width 4 and height 4,5 cm.