Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is the school charged for Picture Day?
  • There is no charge to the school for Picture Day, for either Fall or Spring portraits.  However, we do have a small set-up fee for prom, homecoming, or other events.
  • Do you offer profit-sharing?
  • While we do not participate in kickbacks, we can create a fundraiser for your Picture Day.  The funds can be used in any way the school sees fit.
  • Do we have to pay anything on Picture Day?
  • No, we will send your proofs to the school a couple after Picture Day along with your order form.
  • What do we wear on picture day?
  • Your school will decide what they want you to wear.  Usually in a school that has uniforms, they will allow you to dress in regular clothes that day.
  • Can I order online or do I have to use the paper form?
  • We offer both online and paper order forms.  You may use whichever method you prefer.  Keep in mind, your online order will carry a $3.50 convenience fee.
  • How long until I get my proofs back?
  • It usually takes about two and a half weeks for proofs to come back.  Depending on your school, you may receive actual photographic proofs, or proof flyers.  Either way, you will be able to see your child clearly.
  • How many poses will I see? Instead of offering one pose with many background choices, we chose to keep the background simple and offer a variety of between two to four unique and expressive poses.
  • Is retouching included?
  • No, but our staff takes extra care with stubborn collars and flyaway hair.  We will do our best to make your child look great.
  • What packages do you offer?
  • Each school has an individual price list which varies slightly between season.  See sample shown on this page.
  • What if my kid misses picture day?
  • If your school is willing to accommodate us again, we will gladly come back for a re-take day.
  • Is there a deadline for submitting orders?
  • Yes, your deadline will appear on the physical flyer and on the online order screen.  Ususally, it is about 2 weeks from the day you get your proofs back.
  • What if I miss the order deadline?
  • We will offer a late order repost to the gallery, but be aware that there will be a price increase at this time.
  • What payment options do you offer?
  • Depending on the agreement with your school, we will take  cash, check, or credit card*.  *credit card payments have a processing fee attached.  Not all schools will have this option.
  • How long after Picture Day will I receive my pictures?
  • You can expect your poppin’ prints to arrive within 2-3 weeks after Picture Day!
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