10 Tips to Help You Capture the Perfect ID Badge Photo

We all know someone who is a self-proclaimed photographer just because they purchased the latest smart phone. Simply owning a smartphone won’t enhance your photography skills but with high tech features smart phones offer, free editing software, and these few tips you take high quality photos like a pro!

  • It is recommended to get as close as possible to the subject, capturing from the shoulders up.
  • The camera/smartphone is placed three feet from the subject. Do not use the zoom feature.
  • Use a solid color backdrop. A matte finished backdrop acts as a light diffuser and reduces glare.
  • If no backdrop is used, be sure there are not any pictures, windows, objects, light switches etc behind the subject.
  • It is recommended to remove non-prescription eyeglasses, sunglasses, or headwear.
  • Do not have your subject directly under fluorescent light fixtures to avoid greenish tints.
  • Please adjust your lighting and/or camera settings for various skin tones.
  • You will capture/upload, crop, adjust attributes, rotate, resize and validate (approve) your photos within our Veonics Portal
  • If you have a USB web camera plugged into your PC, running a MAC in PC emulation, you can directly capture photos into the Portal record.
  • eXpress badging does offer data entry and photo import service options for the customer who procures this service.