Instead of This, TRY THIS – Planning Your 2021 Coverage

Planning your yearbook coverage is a whole new ball game this year. Previous years may have allowed you to take last year’s ladder and tweak it for the upcoming year, but some schools are completely reimagining their coverage approach. That may sound scary, but it’s actually a great thing!

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November 23, 2020 / Copywriting / Design / News / Photography

Yearbook staffers from Walsworth Yearbooks schools took the top prize in two of the three categories when the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) announced the winners of its Junior High/Middle School contests this past weekend at the virtual Fall National High School Journalism Convention. In Photo of the Year, Bailey Brummer from the Oro staff…

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November 23, 2020 / News / Photography

Landry Raymond’s candid image of two soccer players going after the ball won first place for McKinney High School in the Sports Action category of the National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) Photo of the Year Contest when results were announced this past weekend at the virtual Fall National High School Journalism Convention. Raymond’s top prize…

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November 20, 2020 / Copywriting / Design / News / Photography

Yearbook staffers from Walsworth Yearbooks schools Cactus Canyon Junior High School in Apache Junction, Arizona, and Woodland Junior High School in Fayetteville, Arkansas, appeared in all three categories when the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) revealed the Finalists in its 2020 middle school contests earlier this month. In the middle school Photo of the Year…

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November 19, 2020 / News / Photography

The Lion yearbook staff from McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas, was named a Finalist four times when the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) announced the Finalists in its 2020 Photo of the Year Contest earlier this month. McKinney’s Elizabeth Chan led the way by being named a finalist twice, once in the Feature Photo category…

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October 28, 2020 / Marketing / Photography

This year holds unprecedented challenges for capturing socially distanced yearbook portraits for students in school, learning virtually or doing a hybrid of the two.  Walsworth has the solution. We’ve partnered with High5.ID to offer Selfie Portraits, an innovative and simple approach to school portraits if you can’t get your regular portraits taken. Our Selfie Portraits…

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October 20, 2020 / Photography

Unless you’re extremely lucky, you probably don’t have enough DSLR cameras for every photographer on your yearbook staff. You figured out a system for sharing and it was working pretty well until COVID-19 hit. Now you have to worry about more than just making sure the equipment is returned in time for your next big…

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October 14, 2020 / Fall 2020 / Photography / Picture This

Sure, we’d love every outdoor event to occur during a 70-degree golden hour with a light breeze that fades into a magical sunset, but the reality is that rain happens. And this year in particular, we must take advantage of every opportunity to get sports photos, rain or shine. Just because you feel a few…

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September 11, 2020 / Photography

In this digital world we find ourselves living in, pictures become more important than ever. They help people stay connected, even when they are miles apart, and up to date with what’s going on in the world. For yearbook, pictures tell the story of the year in a way that draws readers into your book.…

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August 10, 2020 / Photography

From virtual learning to community outreach, and from Zoom calls with friends to what students did this summer, the 2021 school year is going to look different for everyone. The good news is this creates plenty of stories to tell in the yearbook. Fear not. Getting photos for these stories doesn’t have to be hard.…

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