Lifetouch Inc. is an American-based photography company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. It was founded as National School Studios in 1936 by Eldon Rothgeb and R. Bruce Reinecker and incorporated in March 1948. A subsidiary of Redwood City, California-based Shutterfly Inc., the company provides photography for families, schools, and places of worship, has over 22,000 employees, and operations in all 50 states and Canada. Through Lifetouch Media Productions, video support is provided to internal and external customers.
Business units under the corporate umbrella include:
· Lifetouch National School Studios Inc. provides student photography from preschool to high school graduation, sports, prom and dance, and yearbooks.
· Lifetouch Preschool Portraits Inc. provides infant and toddler photography.
· Lifetouch Portrait Studios Inc. is represented in the retail market by some 800 photographic studios, including JCPenney Portraits, Cilento Photography, and Lifetouch Business Portraits.
· Lifetouch Church Directories and Portraits Inc. is an on-site family photography business for faith communities and other organizations, providing portraiture and printed directories.
· Lifetouch Services Inc. produces high-quality yearbooks and memory books.
Company photography labs are located throughout the United States and Canada.