The McGrath Timeline

  • 1981 - at the age of nineteen, Bob McGrath converts his parent's basement into a darkroom and establishes Bob McGrath Photography. Turning a childhood hobby into a successful business is an "Only in America" story.
  • 1984 - McGrath Studio opens as a store front portrait studio in Brockton, MA specializing in high school and college yearbook photography.
  • 1987 - McGrath Studio joins nationally known Yearbook Associates. Bob McGrath is appointed Executive Vice President, directing business development in the New England and New York state regions.
  • 1993 - McGrath Studios becomes an independent studio. Multiple studio locations are opened in Brockton MA, Braintree MA, Marlborough NH and Saratoga Springs NY.
  • 2003 McGrath Studios joins Hallmark Imaging  partnering with their manufacturing and production facility, adding expanded product lines and accomplishing dynamic efficiencies.
  • 2009 - Lifetouch National School Studios Inc.  purchases McGrath Studios.
  • 2010 - Bob McGrath Photographer L.L.C. - Bob McGrath takes a sabbatical to work on two photography books "Rye in Focus, One Year, One Town" and "Seacoast, The Seasons of New Hampshire"  each book wins regional and national book awards.
  • 2016 - Bob McGrath Photography is re-born as a new vision company. Developed exclusively for college yearbook clients with a focus on innovation and sustainability. Tim McGrath joins management, and a second generation family business is born.

  Eighty six great reasons to considering working with us!  Colleges and Universities we have partnered with:

Alfred University

Amherst College

Anna Maria College

Babson College

Barnard College

Baruch College

Boston College

Boston College Law School

Bridgewater State University

Brooklyn Law School

Bryant University

Canisuis College

Clemson University

Cornell University

Curry College

Dartmouth College

Eastern Nazarene College

Elmira College

Elms College

Emerson College

Endicott College

Fisher College

Florida State University

Franklin Pierce College

Gordon College

Hamilton College

Harvard Business School

Harvard College

Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Harvard Law School

Hofstra University

Houghton College

Iona College

Ithaca College

Johnson and Wales University

Kingsboro Community College

Laboure College

Lasell College

Lesley University

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Middlebury College


Mount Holyoke College

Mount Ida College

Nichols College

Northeastern University

Nyack College

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Pine Manor College

Providence College

Purdue University

Regis College

Rensselaer Polechnical Institute 

Rhode Island College

Rivier University

Roger Williams University

Saint Anselm College

Saint Michael's College

Simmons College

Skidmore College

Smith College

St. Bonaventure University

Stonehill College

Suffolk Law School

SUNY at Buffalo

SUNY at Geneseo

SUNY at Oswego

SUNY at New Paltz

SUNY at Plattsburg

Tufts Dental School

UMass Boston

UMass Lowell

United States Coast Guard Academy

University of Miami

University of Michigan

University of New Hampshire

University of North Carolina

University of Rhode Island

University of Vermont

Wentworth Institute

Wesleyan University

Wheaton College

Williams College

Worcester State College