Resources for Graduation Event Professionals

3 benefits of GradImages' pre-registration

Explain to graduates the benefit of commencement preregistrationPre-registration is a quick step that your graduates should be encouraged to take before commencement.  By completing a short online form, graduates (and family members) can provide their own email address directly to GradImages, which ensures timely delivery of their photo proofs after the ceremony.  This can be done by visiting:

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How custom backdrops can be used at commencement

At most graduation ceremonies served by GradImages, our photographers capture a ceremony portrait. This posed image – separate from the handshake photograph – is taken either immediately before or immediately after a graduate is recognized on stage.

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A look inside the GradImages Printing Department

While email, text messages, and even social media posts are valuable tools to help distribute photo proofs from commencement as quickly as possible, paper proofs continue to be quite important to both graduates and their families.

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How photo proofs from commencement are quickly sent

With graduates and their families, there’s an inherent expectation that photo proofs from their graduation ceremony will be available online almost immediately after the ceremony. After all, with today’s technology, we live in a world of near-instant gratification.

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A inside look at the GradImages Equipment Department

If you ever have a chance to visit GradImages’ headquarters in Tallahassee, Florida, one of the most impressive sights you’ll see is our Equipment Department.  Row after row of steel shelving lines this massive room, which is home to more than:

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GradImages is already preparing for your next graduation

Welcome BackWith most schools now back in session, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the commencement season that is now behind us, and look ahead to the 2014-2015 academic year. It was an exciting summer at GradImages, and we are very grateful for the event coordinators at our client schools who made everything happen. What we do would not be possible without your hard work!

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Video highlight packages offered by GradImages at select ceremonies

New in 2014, GradImages is proud to offer video highlight packages for selected schools and universities. This video is customized for each graduate, featuring his or her own individual recognition on stage. Combined with visual and audio highlights from the ceremony, each video is between 60-90 seconds long, and creates a powerful, lasting memory of this special event.

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How technology sets GradImages apart

While almost anyone can now take good photographs with a digital camera at a graduation, the question of most concern to event organizers becomes which photo company can most easily and effectively make those images available to my graduates and their families?  GradImages has the resources of a national company to provide, by far, the best post-graduation experience for graduates and their families, as well as, promoting an on-going relationship with the school, starting with the delivery of graduation images.

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How clothing can cause problems with green screens at commencement

Green screen technology is ideally suited for a studio environment, where the photographer has precise control over the individual(s) being photographed and their clothing, and where there are no constraints on the amount of time it takes to capture each image.

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How green screen technology can be used at commencement

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Green screen technology at commencementGradImages was one of the first companies to utilize green screen technology at commencement ceremonies.  By taking a ceremony portrait of each graduate in front of a green screen backdrop, either immediately before or after being recognized on stage, we are then able to render each individual's image onto multiple backgrounds.  This provides additional image option choices to graduates and their families.

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