We are approved Eton College photographers that are available to photograph your sons leavers portraits. The portrait session lasts 1 hour and the images will be taken in and around the college grounds.
Eton College have informed us that as approved photographers we are able to take Leaver Portraits.
Strict Social distancing rules apply and we will send you a copy of the College’s risk assessment for the photography session.
Only the photographer and pupil are allowed. The areas available for photography will all be external, School Yard, Luxmoores, Fellows Eyot & College Field.
WHat's Included - the photography
What's Available - DISPLAY PRODUCTS
After the photo session your images can be viewed in your son's own dedicated password protected gallery where you can purchase display products at competitive pricing.
Display products available for purchase include:
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Carrying on the Tradition
As local Eton photographers we are carrying on a 250 year old Eton College tradition by taking Eton boys leaver portraits.
First recorded in the seventeenth century, by which the headmaster presented books ‘to all young gentlemen who took their leave of him handsomely’. Handsomely seems to have implied the present of some £10 or £15 (noblemen paid double) slipped unostentatiously on to the headmaster’s desk when taking final leave.
It was to a headmaster, Dr. Barnard, who reigned from 1754 to 1765, that the idea occurred of asking for a portrait instead of a leaving fee from his more distinguished pupils.