Graduation, like a wedding, having a baby, or a trip around the world, is one of those special occasions that people only experience once or a few times in their whole lives. It is an event that clearly marks the turning of a page from one experience to another and the transition into the next stage of life. It is not just a one day ceremony, but serves as recognition for all the work you’ve done and the sacrifices you’ve made in the years past. Because of this, it is something to be remembered, treasured, and celebrated.
Even though you can take photos to commemorate the event, you can’t truly capture all its aspects and the hard work and dedication behind it. Sure, a picture of you in your graduation cap and gown can help you remember the event itself, but years down the road, the emotions that were associated with that day will gradually dissipate. I myself wish that I could go back in time and hold the emotional memories of my college graduation and my years in college instead of letting them slip away, only leaving the factual memory behind to be filed away in the back of my mind. Below are some of the most important reasons why graduation day is so important and why you should choose to remember your graduation day with pictures made of words.
Celebrate a big accomplishment
Graduation is both an end of a unique experience and the beginning of a different one as you find new pursuits and new paths in life. For those in high school, it marks the transition from childhood to adult life. And for those in college and graduate school, it represents the line between being a student and taking up a wholly independent life in the real world. It essentially closes the door on a part of your life that you will never experience again and opens the door to infinite future possibilities, making it a huge milestone for each and every person.
For many of us, graduation is one of the greatest accomplishments that a teenager or young adult can experience. After all, you only go through your high school and college years once before moving on to the real world. Furthermore, how many times will you go through a graduation ceremony in your life? When you walk across that stage, hear your name being called over the speakers, and toss your cap into the air at the end of the ceremony, you are celebrating not only the moment, but also the hard work and effort it took to get there. It celebrates those late nights you stayed up studying, those mornings you woke up early to take a test, the sacrifices you made to do the best you could. Because of this, a graduation ceremony is often filled with tears of happiness and jubilant feelings of accomplishment. Of course, such an important occasion like this should be remembered.
Remember your journey
Like many other people, you will have probably taken photos to commemorate the occasion. But photos themselves can only show so much. They can capture your smiles, the tears, the moments of celebration, but can they tell you why you were feeling that way? Were you happy that day because you were proud of yourself for your accomplishments? Were you crying of happiness or because that day might be the last day you would ever see so many of your classmates? One way to capture all these thoughts, feelings, and emotions is by creating pictures made of words. This way, you combine the story that a picture can tell with the depth that meaningful words can bring.
When making words into photos, choosing the right words to put is important. The words can be used to tell of your thoughts and feelings on that one day, but can also detail your entire journey through high school, college or graduate school. The ceremony itself is only the culmination of years of hard work that also deserve to be celebrated. Those nights you spent practicing for big presentations, those weekends you spent studying instead of hanging out with your friends, those sacrifices you made that led up to graduation all deserve to be celebrated as well. I know I would have wanted to remember my formative high school and college years, which really made me who I am today. When writing about your journey through school, some worthwhile things to include are your memories with your friends and teachers, as well as stories about how much you learned over your years as a student.
Celebrating graduation day with a personalized photo gift can not only help you remember a big accomplishment, but can also be a source of motivation to try your best in the things you are doing now. Whether you’re working on a difficult project or trying to solve a tough problem at work or in life, knowing that you’ve been through similar situations in the past and came out on top can provide a powerful reminder to stay on track and not give up. Suddenly, that big quarterly presentation or that disagreement you had with your coworkers about that project won’t seem so daunting anymore. Haven’t you experienced and overcome the same things before?
Our pictures made of words are printed with high quality paper and ink. Instead of a flimsy printed photo, our products are highly detailed, vibrant works of art. Because of the quality and durability of the materials in and methods used to make our products, they will last for decades in the same new condition. With an aesthetically pleasing, simple frame, they can be placed anywhere: above your work desk, in your bedroom, even in the hallway. Wherever you decide to place it, you will always be able to take in the picture and the words you choose as a source of inspiration when you encounter the obstacles and problems that are a fact of life, even decades down the road.