Six things new yearbook advisers should be doing right now

There are many tasks to complete at the beginning of the school year. Walsworth is here to provide some guidance. We’ve compiled a list of the six tasks that need to be addressed right now.

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May 30, 2018 / Photography

Few things demonstrate the dedication of a photographer to improve more than continuing to take images well after the last yearbook assignment has been completed. Whether it is the last deadline in the spring or summer break, here are five suggestions on how to be a better photographer for the coming year.

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May 1, 2018 / News / Photography / Photos

It was another successful year for Walsworth’s annual Photo Contest, with the 2018 Contest attracting nearly 4,000 outstanding entries from across the country. Thank you to all the talented yearbook photographers who took the time to enter. Here are the winners and Honorable Mentions in each category. The top prize winners will receive a $100…

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February 26, 2018 / Photography

This year’s Walsworth Photo Contest begins on Monday morning. For the next month, yearbook photographers across the country will have their chance to win one of 10 $100 Visa gift cards (and bragging rights, of course). The 2018 Photo Contest will run from Feb. 26 through Friday, March 30. Photographers will compete in 10 categories,…

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February 19, 2018 / Photo Quest / Photography

Much like shooting sports photos, capturing the peak moments in plays and musicals requires planning and good shooting technique.

To paraphrase Hamlet, “the play’s the thing” where the conscientiousness of the yearbook photographer is discovered.

At most schools, there will be spring plays and musicals in the coming months ahead, which will provide an opportunity to try out the ideas and techniques discussed here.

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February 7, 2018 / Photography

There’s a stereotype that high school football is a big deal in Texas. There’s probably some truth to it, considering the high school football championships happen in the same stadium where the Dallas Cowboys play. So getting to photograph those championships, in that stadium, is no small achievement. This past December, as teams from across…

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December 8, 2017 / Photo Spotlight / Photography

We’re now entering the heart of the winter sports season for yearbook staffs, which means lots of photo assignments inside gyms, covering sports such as basketball and wrestling. Taking great photos inside high school gyms can be difficult, but certainly not impossible. In the latest Photo Spotlight, let’s take a look at some yearbook photographers…

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