Picture Perfect Tips For Picture Day

Some kids are naturals in front of a camera and love taking school pictures, but others, especially the younger set, may have a few reservations. To help calm your child’s nerves so that they can take their best school picture, here is a run down of what they can expect.

  1. Their teacher will line up the class and bring them to the Picture Day set up area, usually a gym or unused hallway.Steve Lata taking a picture of his granddaughter
  2. There will be large backgrounds (they look like big sheets hanging on poles), big bright lights and cameras sitting on tripods.
  3. Also, there will be photographers waiting there with a smile to greet them.
  4. The photographer will seat them on a stool  or have them stand facing the camera, and help guide them to get into the proper position.
  5. Tell your child to remember to sit or stand up straight and smile naturally, as if they were happy to see you!
  6. The photographer will take the picture, and the bright lights will flash.
  7. After reviewing the picture on their laptop, the photographer will excuse the child to their teacher.

If you would like to know a few more details click here to view a video featuring our Photography and Video Coordinator, Joey Beaher, as he discusses Picture Day! Hopefully, this will answer any questions you may have and relieve a few fears about picture day to make it an enjoyable event for your child!


Happy Picture Day!

Smiles Back to School

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