Phoshop action for passport shots?

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by _merlinO_, Apr 6, 2005.

  1. _merlinO_

    _merlinO_ Guest

    Does anybody knows if exist a photoshop action which take a full size
    protrait and simulate a step+repeat, giving a quantity of correctly-sized
    passport shots on one enprint?

    _merlinO_, Apr 6, 2005
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  2. If you only need one go at it for your own use...then making an action will
    take longer than doing it just that once. If you are going to do it time and
    again, then click to record it as an action. Any way you go about it you
    will have made fewer keystrokes than what it took to ask.

    Is there some part of it that you don't understand?
    Gene Palmiter, Apr 6, 2005
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  3. must be living in the dark ages
    Helge Buddenborg, Apr 7, 2005
  4. I'm not sure what version of PhotoShop you are using.
    Go to: File>Automate>Picture Package
    You can specify print size etc works great
    I Manage a shop where we take hundreds of Passport photos and used this
    method in the past until we got a printer for Passport Photos only

    Need More Info:
    Email Me: foto(REMOVE)
    Helge Buddenborg, Apr 7, 2005
  5. _merlinO_

    _merlinO_ Guest

    well, everytime I try to do an action on my own I find someone else who have
    done the same work first and/or better...

    _merlinO_, Apr 8, 2005
  6. _merlinO_

    _merlinO_ Guest

    Computer is a standard ring of my photo production chain... buy a Polaroid
    cost more :)

    _merlinO_, Apr 8, 2005
  7. _merlinO_

    Owamanga Guest

    Tell 'em to **** off. It's only a damn passport photo. They can wait
    in line or go somewhere else. Pissy people like that will probably
    only be stabbed by the Flight Marshal for annoying the flight crew
    A guaranteed path to success.
    Bullshit, those things take about 3 minutes, just to find out the
    operator screwed it up somehow and you've got to try again.
    My last experience of passport photos was trying to get one for a 4
    week old baby. Those hemaroid-based(TM) cameras are totally useless.
    The US passport photo guides require the face to be a certain size,
    which requires the camera to be much closer to a small baby face than
    an adult. It's weird ultra-sonic distance based focus system (at
    least, that's what I assume it is) fails miserably in this situation.

    A total of 8 shots were required before we gave up, increased the
    distance and shot an image which failed to meet the requirements but
    was (luckily) accepted by the courthouse anyway.
    Owamanga, Apr 8, 2005
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