Are school photos still worth the price?


school portrait
school portrait

The choices clicked around in my digitally retouched mind: Wallet or portrait? Red or blue background? $39.95 "Best Value!" or a big glossy zero?

This is the time for many of us when portrait studios come calling to capture our kids' mugs for posterity at their respective institutions. School pictures are a time-honored tradition, but my budget may not honor them anymore.