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Photo and Video Services

The University of Wyoming's award-winning professional photographers and videographers provide high-quality images and video for use in UW publications, promotional materials, and websites. Using state-of-the-art technology, our professionals capture important moments through visual storytelling, adding to the promotional value of UW marketing materials. 


Videography services are available free of charge to UW Personnel for external marketing and recruiting purposes. For educational or lecture video projects, a list of freelance videographers can be provided. High-quality video production can take several weeks to complete, please submit your project accordingly. To get started, submit a project request with a full description of your needs and contact information. 


Branding elements for UW videos are to be used in accordance with UW Brand Book. Stock video of campus, events, and local scenics are available. Openers, closers, and lower third nameplates are available for UW related video projects. Preview these design elements in the video to the left. Contact Kyle Spradley for more information at


Photography services are available free of charge to UW Personnel for external marketing and recruiting purposes. Priority will be given to units whose needs are directly related to institutional, college or department marketing endeavors.

UW's photographers are available for both studio and on-site location photography. Studio photography includes high-quality portraits of faculty, staff, and students. The portrait studio is located in the Bureau of Mines building, Room 108. Our photographers excel at capturing UW life in action at a variety of locations, telling a story through both staged and candid moments for use in promotional materials. To get started, submit a project request with the full details of your project requirements at least one week (five business days) in advance.

Photos taken by UW Photo Services are for official UW business only. Photos may only be used for personal and/or commercial projects pending permission from UW Public Relations. 

Male student riding a bike on prexy's pastureHealth sciences building framed by green leaves with students walkingFemale student using a virtual reality headsetMale student sitting on a rock with turtle rock formation in the distanceFemale student identifying botany samplesUW football player celebrating on the field with snow fallingThe Wyoming Union at DuskUW marching band member in uniform


To request access to the Photo Database, submit a request to the project request form. You should receive a notification of acceptance within 2-3 business days via email. Once you have received access, follow the instructions below to retrieve professional photos from the database:

  1. Log-in to the Photo Database with your UWyo username and password

  2. Preview low-resolution versions of the photos available by using search terms or categories

  3. Upon clicking on a single image, you may add desired photos to your cart

  4. Once you have selected your photos, go to the cart to check out. Select whether you are using the images for web or print, list the reason you require the photos, and select your department.

  5. Click "Send Photo Request"

  6. Within 5-10 minutes you will receive an email informing you that your photos have been added to your warehouse. Accessing the warehouse depends on whether you are using a Mac or PC. You will add your UWyo username to the warehouse path, we'll use "cowboyj" as an example:

    • Windows Users:

      • Open File Explorer, in the browser field copy and paste the following pathway replacing "cowboyj" with your UWyo username. \\warehouse\uprphoto$\upr\users\cowboyj

      • Press enter to access the photos you requested. You may then copy them to your computer. 

    • Mac Users:

      • Open Finder, go to the task-bar and select "Go" then "Connect to Server"

      • Copy and paste the following pathway replacing "cowboyj" with your UWyo username.   smb://$/upr/users/cowboyj

      • Press connect and to access the photos you requested. You may then copy them to your computer.

Any user off campus can access their warehouse folder by going to Once logged in with your UWyo username and password, paste the folder path location into the browser field in the upper right section. You will see a list of folder content, if any. You can then download the images to your computer.


To ensure that photography can legally be used, any personal photography (photography not provided by UW Photo Services) must have a valid UW Model Release filed with both UW Institutional Marketing and your unit. Individuals posing as subjects of Institutional Photo and Video Service projects must also complete the UW Model Release form. 

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Institutional Marketing

1000 E. University Ave

Dept. 3226

Laramie, WY 82071-2000

Phone: (307) 766-3257


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