Considerations for two lines of graduates at commencement

The majority of commencements across North America have graduates crossing the stage in only one direction, either right-to-left or left-to-right.  When commencement professionals talk about a

How close-up photos work at commencement

At commencement, offering close-up photographs is a great way to provide additional photo options to your graduates and their families.

The Difference Between Ceremony Portraits and Close-Ups

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Why reader lists can cause problems at commencement

In this article, we will explore why using a reader list to announce graduate names as they cross the stage is not a best practice for commencement ceremonies.

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3 benefits of GradImages' pre-registration

Pre-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

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

Difference between graduates and commencement participants

In the context of commencement ceremonies, the terms "graduates" and "participants" are often used interchangeably, but can have different meanings. And in discussions with your vendors and

How FERPA permits schools to release directory information

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is U.S. federal law that provides guidelines to the rights and privacy of students’ and their education records. It defines what information a

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

When to have students complete graduate address cards

The ability to quickly send commencement photos to your graduates and their families requires accurate, up-to-date address information.  The best way to ensure that is to have graduates fill out