WHAT IS MODERN SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY?
Modern School Photography is a unique approach to portraiture that captures the genuine expressions of children. I am proud to provide a fun boutique experience for your students where they can be relaxed and really be themselves. There are no forced smiles like the classic school photos with clenched teeth and neon backgrounds. My time with each child is light hearted - I aim for them to be comfortable so I can capture their essence in the images.
Parents will be thrilled with the sweet images of their children and my simple online order process!
WHAT SERVICES DO YOU OFFER?
I photograph the students, teachers, and staff depending on your individual school needs. Parents are welcome to bring siblings to be photographed with the student and even individually. Each child will receive at least 2-5 images presented in both color and black and white to choose from in an online password-protected gallery. The family can choose which images they would like to purchase. I provide boutique choices such as canvas gallery wraps and digital files for future prints and archiving in addition to standard print packages. Prints are ordered online and delivered directly to the school. All equipment and personnel needed for the day will be provided. High-resolution digital files to use for yearbooks, website, school advertising, school ID's, etc will be provided to the school to use however the school wishes. Prior to picture day, I will provide a PDF that contains information about ordering and shooting procedures as well as suggestions on what to wear.
BENEFITS FOR SCHOOLS
All staff receive a complimentary print package and I donate 10% of my profit back to each school. The school will also receive all high resolution digital files to use for website, school advertising, or however the school wishes at no added cost.
WHAT TIME OF THE YEAR DO YOU CONDUCT THESE SHOOTS?
Fine art school portraits can be scheduled anytime during the academic school year. Please contact me to schedule.
LEADING UP TO PHOTO DAY
I’ll visit your school to choose a location with great natural light (either indoor with a large window or outside in the shade). I'll send you an email and a detailed PDF to share with your families to prepare for photo day. I’ll include information about my style, wardrobe, and the ordering process. If needed I can bring my studio light. I’ll need your class lists at least 2 weeks before photo day to prepare for student galleries.
Depending on the number of students, I may bring an assistant or ask for help from a member of your staff or a volunteer. For younger children, it is helpful to have a teacher nearby. I take 1-2 minutes with each child. Parents are welcome to bring siblings before school for sibling pictures even if they do not attend the school. I’ll take class pictures if the kids are old enough to sit in a group. I’ll also take photos of your staff if you’d like.
Within two weeks of photo day, I’ll send your school representative an email to forward to families. It will include a link to the private gallery as well as a short video explaining the ordering process. Galleries are organized by class, age, or what fits your community best. Families will get to choose from 3-5 color and black and white images of their child. They can order prints, canvas wraps, or digital downloads. When the gallery closes two weeks later, photos will be ordered and delivered within a month.
Your school will receive a complete digital download of the images to be used for ID badges, preschool placemats, yearbooks, etc. This will include staff photos.
The pricing and selection of items may vary based on your school’s size/needs. I offer a variety of collections and a la carte products to fit everyone's budget. There is no cost to book me to do school portraits; in fact, I give back 10% of my profits to your school.
Want to book Jenni for Fine Art Portraits for your school? Please contact me!