Wednesday, 10 October 2012

DIY Passport Photo on 6x4 prints

Passport photo from the shops and booths are not that cheap. Cost can be up to $20AUD for a set in some places. Just about everyone has a Digital Camera and Computer, you can do it yourself for under 20c.

All you need is a Digital Camera to take your portrait.

Australian Photograph Guideline Please read the guide from the Australian Government about acceptable photo.

& The following Software

Its a chinese software but has a English version and it is free and does other print out ( such as Calendars, Cards )

PhotoCap 4.3.1 Official Site Or you can download it from here Photocap 4.3.1

Installation is straight forward, Run the executable and accept defaults.

launch Program Photocap, click on Portrait

Then select Standard 6x4

6x4 portraits

Then you will see the following

Then you need to load your portrait. Click on Load Photo

Load image

Once its loaded, Centre your photo to fill the sillouette.

align photo

Once your happy, it should look like this

Portraits alighned

Now click on "File > save as" Name your image , then click OK

Now save your Image to thumb drive and take it to print for under 20cents.

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