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Create your own United States Passport , India OCI photo using GIMP

Folks, this is in continuation to existing article of how to create UK passport photo (3.5cm x 4.5cm) using GIMP . Please read that article for full understanding of how to take photo/lightings etc. American Passport Photo requires 50.8mm x 50.8mm (2" x 2") photos. So do Overseas citizen of India application ( OCI photo ). As you are all aware, GIMP is very powerful too for image editing.  This article provides a very cost effective way to print   (2" x 2")  photos from nearby print enabled stores (like Boots in the UK etc..) for less than 30pence (40 cents approx) !!  For further details on United states photo requirement, please read this article Pre-requisite Read main article of taking photography and software requirements Step by step method of editing photo From your gimp “ Toolbox ”, click the “ Rectangular Select ” tool. (Ensure that the ”Fixed Aspect Ratio” is unticked).  Draw a small rectangle surrounding your face. In the left hand-pane, choos

Create your own Passport Photo using GIMP

This tutorial is for semi-techies who knows a bit of GIMP (image editing).   This tutorial is for UK style passport photo ( 45mm x 35 mm ) which is widely used in UK, Australia, New Zealand, India etc.  This is a quick and easy process and one can create Passport photos at home If you are non-technical, use this link   .  If you want to create United States (USA) Passport photo or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) photo, please follow this link How to Make your own Passport Photo - Prerequisite GIMP - One of the best image editing tools and its completely Free USB stick or any memory device to store and take to nearby shop A quality Digital camera Local Shops where you can print. Normally it costs (£0.15 or 25 US cents) to print 8 photos Steps (Video Tutorial attached blow of this page) Ask one of your colleague to take a photo  of you with a light background. Further details of how to take a photo  yourself       Take multiple pictures so that you can choose from th