Photography

Our photography team strives to provide high quality, creative imagery to showcase and support the University. We maintain an extensive image database and archive via SmugMug  that is used for official branding and marketing purposes. 

Photographic services are offered to aid in the marketing and branding of Murray State University as a whole, with top consideration given to the following initiatives:

  • Supporting overall University marketing and branding objectives
  • Coverage and support of major events
  • Assisting in media relations initiatives

Please note that there may be a charge for photography event requests that do not meet the above parameters. 

What we do

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Marketing Material

Campus photographs are often used for various University marketing purposes, such as admissions materials for prospective students.

Murray State Website

We provide photos that are cropped and resized to fit the Banner image area. 

Media Relations

Services can include providing photos to supplement media coverage of campus events.

Events

Allow us to help document your official Murray State award ceremonies, luncheons, dinners, lectures, concerts and other performances. Contact msu.photography@murraystate.edu at least 10 working days before your event to schedule a photographer. 

Groups or Organizations

Gather your campus club, organization or department members together for a group photo to use for your web page or social media accounts.

Head Shots

Receive a professional portrait to be used for your department webpage, social media accounts or media requests. Official MSU faculty and staff head shots are free for university website use.

Special Projects

Collaborate with our team on special photo projects for MSU publications, webpages or other branding purposes.

Drone policy

Murray State currently prohibits the use of drones for commercial, hobby, or other purposes on University property. Any changes to this policy must be in full and total compliance with all applicable law, rules, and regulations.

Request a photographer

Please request a photographer with at least 10 working days’ notice. Submit a detailed photographic services request via e-mail to msu.photography@murraystate.edu. You will receive a response within 48 hours during normal office hours. Please note that a request does not guarantee confirmation of a photographer.

All Murray State photographs are protected by copyright. For additional information about Murray State University photos or permissions, including requests to access private photos or albums, please contact:

Branding, Marketing and Communication
270.809.2198
msu.photography@murraystate.edu

Find existing photos

To browse, view and download existing public Murray State photos taken by our department, please visit SmugMug. In order to access private photos or albums, please contact msu.photography@murraystate.edu

All Murray State photographs are protected by copyright. For additional information about Murray State University photos or permissions, contact  Branding, Marketing and Communication,  at 270.809.2198 or msu.photography@murraystate.edu