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Photography Request Checklist

Need faculty/staff headshots?

A CLA photographer is available to take faculty/staff headshots for use on department websites and in CLA publications. Email the CLA Photographer to schedule. Note: You must not have an existing headshot from within the last year.

Interested in a CLA staff/intern photographer to capture your event?

For photography requests, please send the following information to Krista Smith.

  1. Event day, date and time (Ex. Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 7-8 p.m.) and which part of the event is the most important to document
  2. A description of what you expect to be photographed
  3. How you plan to use the images

Events matching the following criteria will receive priority:

  • Photos will be used more than once
  • The photos will visually demonstrate Learn by Doing (a speaker at a podium does not qualify)
  • The photos could be used in college-level communication, such as the CLA website, email and social media
  • You do NOT already have photos from this event within the last year
  • Event takes place Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • The event is at least two weeks away from the time of request, three weeks if after hours

    Image/Audio Release Forms

    To use photos, artwork, illustrations, audio and/or video of CLA students, alumni or guests in communication pieces, you must have a signed Visual/Audio Release Form (PDF)

    For events or large crowds, in lieu of individual photo releases, please post a photo/video sign on all event entrances (PDF).

    Video Production 

    The university provides guidelines on best practices and standards for video production (PDF)

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