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Say no to unsatisfactory, expensive passport pictures!

Many people hate their passport pictures because they are too embarrassed to ask the photographer to re-take it. I like to have control over how I look on my passport, so I take it myself.

Walgreens charges $11.99 for a set of two passport photos taken by the clerks. For a dollar, you can take your own nice pictures, and get four passport pictures printed from Walgreens. You can tweak your "neutral facial expression and both eyes open" smile until you are completely happy with it. After all, a passport lasts 10 years! So make it a good one.

Making your own passport picture is fun, quick and easy, and it saves you money. This step-by-step instructable with detailed pictures shows you how.

Step 1: Tools

Tools you need: 
  • A camera to take a picture of yourself, if you don't already have one.
  • A computer with internet connection and a browser that supports Flash.
  • A pair of scissors to trim your pictures to size.
Not sure about USA but in Australia it's now illegal to smile in a photo even on drivers license. :(
Yeah, per the instruction here, "With a neutral facial expression and both eyes open" but I always smirk a little to not look very angry.
<p>I just did this recently, still works great. I put a border on the photo to make sure it wouldn't crop the whitespace, but turns out that was not needed (I printed two sets, one with border and one without) - it does help with cutting, though.</p><p>I photoshopped my picture to have a pure white background, the print still looks professional and was accepted, no problems!</p>
<p>Hey everyone! I just made a video on DIY Passport Photos and also a blog post if you prefer to follow written instructions. The YouTube video is at https://youtu.be/7Pv8EkGO8xU and the blog post is at http://memyshadowandi.com/2016/12/16/how-to-take-your-own-passport-photo-on-your-phone/</p><p>Leave a comment there and let me know if it helped you! Thanks!</p>
<p>Creating your perfect passport photo online is very easy and<br>hassle free. You can just click yourself and upload the photo to get the<br>validated and final passport pictures delivered to your home.</p><p>&lt;a href=&rdquo; https://www.paspic.com/us/taking-your-passport-photos&rdquo;&gt;How<br>to take passport pictures&lt;/a&gt;</p>
<p>Try <a href="http://www.ipassportphotos.com" rel="nofollow"> http://www.ipassportphotos.com </a> website!</p>
<p>It's not working on ipad</p>
<p>This does not work anymore, Walgreens automatically crops out the extra space right before you pay for the photo.</p>

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