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Making Memories Matters

Making memories matters. It’s not just a theme for fall picture season; our team at Inter-State wholeheartedly believes it. We understand the importance of capturing these moments in time, as our children are growing up. It is the core of what we do, to help these memories last a lifetime. Each year I compare my...

Making Memories Matters
Smile of the Year 2018

Smile of the Year 2018

Another school year has started, which means it’s time to kick off another Smile of the Year contest! We’re excited to  start another great year where our Grand Prize winner will take home a $1,000 college scholarship. We see millions of wonderful smiles every year, and we want to see as many of them entered...

A New Adventure

Back to school…. This can mean many things for kids and parents alike…Excitement, anxiety, fear, joy, reprieve (like break out the mimosas, I don’t have to listen to them fight all day!), and much more.  I know in my household the kids and I had mixed feelings of excitement for the new, but anxiety for...

A New Adventure
Floating Heads

Floating Heads

Fall means so many things to people. Back-to-school, cooler weather, football, bonfires, and for us…floating heads. Our new friend Laurel Hutsell and her son Carter learned about that last one recently on school picture day much to their delight.    We use green screen technology for a variety of exciting new programs, including Image Direct...

National Camera Day

What is the best camera these days – Sony A7iii, Nikon D850 or the Canon 5D Mark IV?  These are all great cameras, but for most of us, the best camera is the one we have with us.  More than likely, most aren’t hauling around a DSLR at all times, but most of us will...

National Camera Day
Nature Photography Day

Nature Photography Day

Nature Photography Day  What is it and how you can celebrate The North American Nature Photography Association, or NANPA, established Nature Photography Day to bring awareness to the fragility of the world around us. The first step to celebrating is to stop replying to emails from the comfort of your couch and take your camera...

Teacher Appreciation Week

This is Teacher Appreciation Week. A week to focus on expressing gratitude to teachers who excel at their jobs. I am married to a teacher, so I have witnessed how much time and energy goes into it each day (and night!) On any given day, the title of “Teacher” could be replaced with “Mentor” or...

Teacher Appreciation Week
New Product Alert! SPOT UV!

New Product Alert! SPOT UV!

Announcing a new lamination option called Spot UV! Spot UV can be added to any yearbook cover to add dimensionality, brighten colors, and provide a textured surface. It doesn’t coat the whole cover like other lamination options, so it can be added to any existing design to highlight details. A special machine applies this coating...

Yearbook Theme Party!

Get some tips about developing a theme for your yearbook.

Yearbook Theme Party!
Make Your Yearbook a Social Masterpiece with the GeoGeorge Cling.

Make Your Yearbook a Social Masterpiece with the GeoGeorge Cling.

Get social with your GeoGeorge cling this year.