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!

Kayanna Pham

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October 31, 2018 / Photography / Podcasts

Prepare to laugh. In this week’s episode of Ask Mike, host Mike Taylor, CJE, brings in photography expert Mark Murray. These two have been friends for a long time, and they’re not afraid to rib each other and crack jokes at their own expense. While listening, you’ll definitely crack a smile. More importantly, you’ll learn…

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September 26, 2018 / Fall 2018 / Photography / Picture This

“Who took the photo at the last football game?” “Didn’t the photo of the mascot get saved somewhere?” “What’s the file name for that great photo of the drum major?” I remember these conversations in my classroom. I remember the frustration. I remember asking advisers and others about ways to keep photos and photographers organized.…

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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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