Fun idea to start each school year...

10:55 AM

 Maddie started the 1st grade today! Of course we had to take all of those "first day photo shots". But I also wanted to remember little things about her when she starts each school year so I made this fun little "about me" picture that we can print out and put in her journal.

It's so easy to do...just take a photo with enough space to write on and then in photoshop or some program that allows you to use text on a photo, list the things that are most important to your child at the time. Easy as that!

If you're new to using text on a picture I have created a tutorial of how to do that in Photoshop Elements. Click here for the tutorial.

And here is the tutorial about how to make a stunning black and white photo.

Photo stats for the above photo: ISO400, 30mm lens, f/3.5, 1/1250 shutter speed.

Happy "going back to school" to everyone!!



Anonymous said...

Ooh I love that idea! We start up in 2 days, perfect timing! Hope Maddie loves her new school and new friends!

georgia b. said...

super cute. i will have to remember this when my baby boy is of school age.

Nani Kornelius said...

It is very cute! Thanks for the lovely idea. Will try something similar for sure!

Kimberly @ The Brown Eyes Have It said...

This is a great idea, I wish I'd seen it last week. Oh well, I'll try and crop this years pictures and try and remember it for next year. Thank you!

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