Useful Tips

How do I make yearbook captions interesting?


How do I make yearbook captions interesting?


  1. Describe sights, sounds, smells, actions, reactions.
  2. Use direct quotes.
  3. Attribute all quotes.
  4. Use specific facts.
  5. Use vivid verbs.
  6. Use plain language. Say “he said” instead of “he stated.”
  7. Use precise words.
  8. Write to the emotions. Include the senses.

What is a yearbook caption?

Captions are the most read copy in a yearbook because they provide immediate information about what is happening in the photographs featured on the spread. As such, they should be filled with facts and details that the reader wouldn’t otherwise know.

How long is a yearbook quote?

Senior Quote Length: Limit your quote to 180 characters (spaces included) If your quote is longer than 180 characters, the Yearbook Staff will edit its length.

What is a caption starter?

Caption Starters are what you write at the beginning of your captions. And calls-to-action are what you write at the end of your caption. Some people like to use a call-to-action as their caption.

What is an Ident caption?

Identification (or “ident”) captions are simply a name and grade level. Quote only captions are just what the sound like; a quote accompanying a photo. These captions are intended to tell a story from the perspective of the student or person pictured. Students should be attributed with their full name and grade.

What’s the best quote to put in a yearbook?

Choose a memorable quote that reflects your personality and let your legacy live on forever. To get your creative juices flowing, we’ve put together this epic list of our favourite quotes. Can you already see one you relate to? Don’t forget to tell us about it in the comments below! 01. The Class Clown Quote

What should I put in my senior yearbook?

A yearbook encapsulates all of the fond memories from your time in school. As a senior, you want to leave behind a legacy, and your senior quote is the perfect place to make your mark. The quote might be a funny inside joke, a snippet from a favorite author or a traditional message wishing everyone thanks and good luck.

What are some catchy slogans for a yearbook?

Every now and Then. Headlines & deadlines. I like big books and I cannot lie. If these walls could talk. Imagine yourself… buying a yearbook. Inside Edition. It’s the little things that count. Let your swag flow. Life, camera, action! Live each day as if it were your last. Memories have passed but memories do last.

What did your teachers say about you in your yearbook?

Your teachers and friends tell you you’re wise beyond your years and that you’re destined for great things. Funnily enough, you’re not overly serious and have a special talent for finding light-hearted ways to tackle a serious topic.