Before Picture Day:
It is best for the school to let parents know about photo day at least 3 weeks before the scheduled photo day. The school will be provided with Photo Day Posters and Photo Day Reminder stickers.
We will work together to determine the best "day of" schedule that seeks to minimize disruptions to the academic day. Depending on the size of your school, multiple picture days may be necessary.
Backdrop choices includes a solid black, thunder grey, and white for indoor setups or you can choose a natural outdoor setting with a bench (if the school has an on-campus outdoor area & weather permitting). We also can discuss a special setup for your school like a Back to School set or a holiday themed set. For indoor settings, I will need access to a room with some natural light and at least one outlet.
On Picture Day:
The day of school pictures, all children are photographed unless a parent provides a written note asking not to have their child photographed.
Some children will be more hesitant than others, and I work hard to make every child feel comfortable in front of the camera, even if it means going a bit off the schedule.
To make the day run smoother, I love having the director or a school staff member on site to help keep things on schedule.
After Picture Day:
Within two weeks after photo day, parents will be able to access an online, password-protected proofing gallery of their children’s images. Parents can select their favorite photos and place their order thru the proofing gallery. Print packages, A la carte prints and high-res digital files are available for purchase.
Because my entire system is hosted online, proofs are viewed online, and all orders and payments are processed online. The school does not handle forms, printed proofs, or payments. The whole process is designed to be stress-free and convenient for both the parents and the school!
Print orders will ship directly from the professional print lab to the shipping address provided at checkout. If you need editing, please make this request before your place your print order. Purchased digital files will be delivered within 24 hours via email with an instant download link. Watermarks will be removed from purchased photos.
***We also bring Holiday Portraits to your school, saving families time and money. This is also a great fundraising opportunity for your school.
What should my child wear for photo day?
Keep it simple, and avoid distracting choices such as busy patterns or logos.
Do I have to Pre-Pay for a Package?
Not at all! About two weeks after your child’s photo day, you will receive (via email) a direct link to their personal, password protected proofing gallery to view the photo taken of your child and order the photos you like best. Print and digital options are available.
When will I see pictures?
Approximately two weeks after the last picture day at your school, depending on the size of your school. Larger school may take up to three weeks.
Do I get more than one picture to choose from?
Absolutely! Parents usually receive 5-7 images in the photo gallery to pick from. Keep in mind that some children are more camera shy than others, so this will vary some.
How do I order pictures?
You will receive an email directly from Kelly Power Photography with the log-in info to your child’s password protected proofing gallery and from there your can select your favorite images to purchase.
There are several packages to choose from, as well as the option to order a canvas print, cool magnets, key chains and high-res digital files.
How do I pay for my pictures?
Credit Card or Paypal via the online proofing gallery. Special arrangements to pay by cash or check can be made if needed.
Can I share the proofing gallery with family and friends? Can they place orders too?
Absolutely! We would love for you to share your proofing gallery with your family & friends. Simply provide them with your personal link and password.
What about siblings? Can they be photographed together? What if they are not a student yet?
It depends on your school. Most schools allow non-attending sibling photos to take place 30 minutes before the school day starts or we can pull the siblings together during school day photos if time permits.
What if I do not like the photos?
Parents are under no obligation to purchase their child’s photos.
***THESE ARE PHOTO OF ACTUAL STUDENTS, NOT HIRED MODELS! WE TRY OUR VERY BEST TO MAKE EVERY CHILD FEEL SPECIAL.