Instagram Profile Photo
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Key benefits of using our passport photo tool
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Passport photo-taking tips
Follow these guidelines to create the perfect passport picture.
Consider the distance
Keep your front-facing camera 16–20 inch (40–50 cm) away from the face. For rear cameras, keep a 4–6 foot (1–2 meter) distance.
Keep your head and body straight
Look directly into the camera and avoid tilting your body. Remember, portrait mode is unacceptable for passport photos.
Prepare good lighting
Take your passport photos in a daylight setting, like near a window on a sunny day. Shadows on your face or in the background are not permitted.
Instagram Profile Photo - Requirements and New Tool
Here’s a quick overview of all requirements for your photo.
Is it suitable for online submission?
Is it printable?
Image definition parameters
Head height: 73 %
Top of the Photo to Top of the Hair: 7 %
Need more info on passport photos? Read these FAQs
Instagram Profile Photo
Have you just created a new account and want to have a great and awesome Instagram profile photo? Or are you tired of your old Instagram profile photo? You don't like that selfie taken in your bedroom anymore.
But which photo should you take for your Instagram profile?
You haven't been able to travel much this past year, discover new places, take pictures of marvelous landscapes. We've spent most of our time at home, dreaming of those amazing places we want to visit.
On our Instagram profile, we often upload photos of our travels, of wonderful places we have visited and carry in our hearts. Also, our Instagram profile picture often represents us happy in these wonderful places.
If your old selfie is no longer your thing, but you haven't yet had the chance to travel and take wonderful photos, what can you do?
Well, we have the solution to that!
With our new photo editing tool, you will not only make a good impression, but your followers will say WOW. Yes, thanks to our new tool, you can modify the background of your Instagram photo. As a result, you can have a photo in which it looks like you are in front of the Eiffel Tower, Machu Picchu, NY library and any other place since you can upload any photo that works as a background.
What is a good Instagram Profile Photo?
The Instagram profile picture is the first photo that users of this social media see when they search for our profile. If we have a private profile, it is the only photo visible to those who do not follow us. If we have a public profile, indeed, it is not the only visible photo but it is still the first photo that is seen, and that captures the attention of other users.
The first rule of the profile photo is to have your face in the foreground. Only in this way people can recognize you. So, show your face!
However, the first rule to have not only a good but an attractive and interesting profile picture is to have a profile photo with a stunning background. Even if the space for the Instagram profile photo is not very ample, a photo with a nice background is what makes the difference between a simple and anonymous profile photo, and a wonderful profile photo.
Achieving this result is very simple. You can use a photo you already have, upload it to our app and change the background. If you're not convinced by the photo you've chosen, you can always take a new photo and use that for your profile picture.
The positive aspect of pretending to be in one of these wonderful places is the possibility of having all the calm in the world to take a photo and present ourselves in the best way. We can choose the dress we like most, make up, put on the accessories we love. All those things that may be on holiday we would not have done, for convenience or lack of time. Now, instead, you can calmly organize a kind of photographic set.
Take also into consideration the light! The best light is always sunlight. If it's a nice sunny day, place yourself near a window so your face is well lit. This will make a great quality photo.
When the light is ready, you steadied yourself, you're ready to take a picture! You can either take a selfie, or ask someone to help you, or even use a tripod.
Now, the only thing left to do: Cheeese!
If you want to change your Instagram profile photo remember the size and shape. To get a quality photo that isn't grainy or off-center, it has to respect a precise size. The Instagram profile picture size must be 110 x 110 pixels, and its aspect ratio should be 1:1. However, it is better if you choose a picture file of 180 x 180 pixels. In this case, your picture will look good even on desktops, and not only on smartphone screen.
Therefore, if the photos you upload on Instagram are usually square or rectangular by adding frames, remember that the profile photo is displayed as a circle. So when you change the background of your Instagram profile picture don’t forget to center it well so that it can be visible, and elements don’t get cropped out.
Moreover, try to use a foreground not too zoomed in, otherwise, it will be difficult to see the fantastic background that you decide to put.
Instagram Profile Photo Tool
If you haven’t already heard of our App, here is some general information about previous tools and services.
Our app was created for Passport Photos. This passport photo online tool serves as both a validator and a checker for passport photos. The tools on the Photo AiD site measure the size and crop it to the correct size for the required document. Then, remove the patterns from the background and change them for the right one.
Artificial intelligence verifies that the photo meets the document's requirements. It's a totally professional photo checker that ensures the photo meets the formal standards. You can be sure that the photo you upload and confirm is appropriate for use in a passport (or other documents) application.
Now, we have implemented a new tool that can be used not in official documents, like Passport, Visa, and so on. You can use our App also for your social media, like for photo Instagram!
With the same technique with which we remove the background for the official photos, to have it uniform, with light color and without shadows, we remove the background to your photo, but now you can choose a new background to put.
You will be able to choose from many options. Our favorite is Rynek Starego Miasta in Warsaw!
But you can find the shining Eiffel Tower in Paris, the towering mountains of Machu Picchu, or fascinating canals of Amsterdam.
Thanks to this new tool, it will look like you are in those very places. You can then tour the world from your sofa at home.
You can take as many images as you like, try on different outfits, and pick the one you like best. Our photo software has the added feature of allowing you to take photographs with various hairstyles to be satisfied with your photo. You can experiment with different looks and makeup.
Take your best photo and edit it with our App. It will be very easy!
How do I add an Instagram profile picture or change it?
If you have decided to change your Instagram profile photo, here the main steps you have to follow:
- Go to your profile and click Edit profile button,
- Click Change Profile Photo,
- You will be asked if you want to upload a new photo or delete the current one. Choose the first option,
- Select the new picture you have just created and edited with our app,
- Tap Done (iPhone) or (Android).
It was a piece of cake, right?!
Now, you have your new Instagram profile picture which will surprise everyone.
The PhotoAiD app is compatible with iPhones users with iOS. You can download our app from the appstore on your device. You can quickly prepare your Instagram profile picture by changing the background with the image you prefer.
When you have taken the photo, upload it to our photo app, and within seconds, you’ll have the photo for your Instagram profile.
The PhotoAid app is available also for Android devices on Google Play Store, so install it on phones from Samsung, LG, Huawei, HTC, Lenovo, Sony and many more.
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