Photo Upload Requirements

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Photo Upload Requirements

SOCON is a professional membership organization, and as such we maintain specific guidelines in regards to profile photos used on our member IDs. Please make sure your photograph complies with the below standards, or your membership may be delayed.

  • Current color photo of yourself
  • White smooth background – no other people or objects in photo
  • Sufficient lighting with no shadows
  • Front view – full face filling at least 80% of frame
  • Cropped from just above the top of head to collarbone
  • File format must be .jpg
  • Eyes open and visible and no glare on eyeglasses
  • No hats or sunglasses
  • Photo size must be 280 pixels x 296 pixels
  • File size cannot exceed 50KB

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