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Make Your Yearbook Theme Stand Out From The Crowd

WHAT’S A THEME? Any good yearbook will have portrait pages, club photos and sports sections. But a great yearbook will use a single element to tie all those sections together to tell a story. The element that’s used to hold all the different parts of your yearbook together is called the yearbook theme. The theme Make Your Yearbook Theme Stand Out From The Crowd

Categories: Design & Inspiration, Themes

Developing Yearbook Stories

Everyone knows that a yearbook is more than just a bunch of class portraits—it’s a reflection of a specific time and place: your year at your school. And while photos play a huge part in documenting your year, feature stories add depth and dimension to the visual record. So, what are you going to write Developing Yearbook Stories

Categories: Coverage, Storytelling, Writing Tips

A Quick Guide to Generating Yearbook Story Ideas

The thought of filling a yearbook with content can be daunting: All those pages! All that blank space! Never fear, because great story ideas are hiding in plain sight, pretty much everywhere you look. Once you’ve got a few basic ideas swirling around, check out our post on story development to help you start fleshing those A Quick Guide to Generating Yearbook Story Ideas

Categories: Coverage, Storytelling, Writing Tips

Winterize Your Photography

Thanks to yearbook and photography adviser Whitney Leonard, CJE, of Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., for sharing these tips for yearbook photographers of all skill levels.As the weather gets colder, the activities and sports we have to document are moving indoors. Since natural light is a preferred source for many–if not Winterize Your Photography

Categories: Photography

Yearbook Ladder Planning

We’ve all heard the saying “the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” It’s true; no matter how diligently we plan—for lessons, for weddings, for whatever—something is bound to go wrong. Or is it? Proper yearbook ladder planning is one sure-fire way to help avoid those yearbook emergencies! KNOWING IS HALF THE BATTLE. Yearbook Ladder Planning

Categories: Coverage, Planning

Yearbook Photos: Creative Tips

The school year is well underway, events are happening and hopefully your staff is out taking lots (and lots!) of yearbook photos. We thought we’d give you a few pointers to pass along that may help your students capture their subjects. Keep it simple Ask yourself: What is my subject? Then move around and shoot, Yearbook Photos: Creative Tips

Categories: Photography