iReporter Kayla Strauss weighed about 400 pounds when her passport photo was taken four years ago. She's lost 240 pounds since then, prompting comments from Border Patrol agents when she recently returned from a trip to Japan.
Having passport photos taken at a is something that very few applicants do. For this reason, not manystudios offer this service. Those that do usually charge more than youwould pay at the locations mentioned earlier. While it is important tosend a good-quality photo with your passport application, professionalphotos are not really necessary.
"I personally hate the picture and I am embarrassed to use it," said iReporter Ryan Fleeman, whose passport photo was taken in 2004 and shows a much more boyish face, complete with messy bangs and glasses.
The other day I went into a Post Office in Houston with a friend and there was an unbelievable line for people waiting to get their passport photos taken. I’m talking at least 40-50 people.