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Graduation Gift

7 Fun & Meaningful High School Graduation Gifts

May 13, 2021

The time has come: Your high school senior is about to graduate. Aside from asking yourself how they grew up so fast, you might also be wondering what you should give them for a graduation gift. While there are plenty of high-tech and more pricey options, sometimes the best gifts are the ones that have […]

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Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Top 6 Photo Gift Ideas for Mom This Mother’s Day

May 3, 2021

There’s no keepsake like a photo. They’re the perfect way to relive a cherished moment and to celebrate our Moms. This Mother’s Day, take your gifts up a notch with these meaningful photo gift ideas that Moms everywhere will proudly keep on display. For the Coffee Lover: Photo-Printed Mugs Let’s face it – Moms are fueled by coffee, […]

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School Photography Industry

School Administrators: It’s All About the Changes Occurring in the School Photography Industry

April 16, 2021

This past year has been one of immense change for schools and school photography companies. Industry consolidations mean less emphasis on the photography itself, the final products and services available, which is bad news for schools, students, and parents.

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Display Photos

Picture This: 8 Creative Ways to Display Photos

April 2, 2021

When was the last time you printed a photo? Like many of us these days, you’re probably taking pictures on your phone and viewing them the same way. But just because your method of taking pictures has evolved, that doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to enjoying photographs displayed in your home. Whether you have school portraits or […]

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Outdoor School Photography

The Value of Outdoor School Portraits

March 29, 2021

Traditional school photos have one major thing in common: a generic background. While using the same unchanging, nondescript background makes it easier to usher kids through the process and collate photos after the fact, it also makes your photos forgettable and uninspired. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution to this: shooting your school portraits outdoors. Why We […]

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Yearbook Program

One for the Books: Tips for Developing a School Yearbook Program

March 23, 2021

We all remember the excitement at the end of the school year: class parties, no more tests, and receiving your yearbook. It was exciting to comb through each page to check out the club pictures, candid photos, and everyone’s portrait. And, of course, it was always a mad dash to pass around your yearbook to make […]

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Marketing Your School: The Importance of Quality Photography

March 3, 2021

When someone visits your school’s website, how do you want them to feel? What do you want them to learn? You’re probably hoping they get a sense of your school’s personality and walk away with a good impression. So how do you accomplish this? While many elements make up a good website, there’s one thing […]

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Modern School Photography: AKA School Photography 2.0

February 19, 2021

Flip through some yearbooks, and you’ll see that school photography hasn’t changed in 50 years. The old smile, click, next approach still reigns supreme. It’s not about how good the image can be, but how fast it can be shot: smile, click, next! Fortunately, change is on the horizon in the form of what we’re […]

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a School Photography Company

February 11, 2021

School picture day is all about capturing students’ personalities, spirit, and growth – hundreds of times over. There’s a definite art to ensuring that every student walks away with a photo that they’ll be proud to display as a memento of their time at school and one that parents can look back on and recall […]

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Friendly School Photography

COVID-Friendly School Photography

January 27, 2021

During these COVID-19 times, being outdoors, wearing a mask, and practicing social distancing is the safe approach to take. The good news is, here at Freed, we’ve been COVID compliant for more than 12 years! We photograph outdoor and use long lenses that focus from a distance, so most of these practices are naturally built […]

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