Photography & Photo Archives

Strong, high-quality visual imagery in your communication projects attracts attention, conveys messages, and tells Rutgers’ many audiences that the university values quality and clarity. Photo Services can help you obtain the images you need to produce successful communication projects, from posters and flyers to websites and enewsletters.

How We Can Help

Getting Started: Questions for Every Photography Project

From photo subjects to file types to delivery options, keep these questions in mind as you get started.

Find an Existing Photo

The Rutgers University Photo Gallery and University Communications and Marketing Photo Archive contain high-quality Rutgers images, from iconic photos of Old Queens and commencement processions to faculty and students engaged in research and classroom instruction. Photo Services helps you tap these resources and offers tips on finding imagery that is available from commercial and noncommercial sources.

Hire a Photographer

Hire the university photographer to take new images for your project on location or in the University Communications and Marketing photo studio. Or let us help you as you work with University Procurement Services to hire a nonuniversity photographer.

Tips for Taking Your Own Photos

Taking photos on your own? We offer photography tips to help you make the most of your photography project.

Guidelines for Photo Subjects

Find tips for photography models/subjects who are having their photo taken: what to wear, when to arrive, and more.

Photo Services FAQ

A successful photography project begins with the basics.

Contact Us

For assistance, please contact Rutgers Photo Services:
Nick Romanenko, University Photographer, Creative Services
Phone: 848-445-1917
Fax: 732-445-5925

Jane Hart, Media Archivist, Creative Services
Phone: 848-445-1920
Fax: 732-445-5925

Photo Services
Department of University Communications and Marketing, Creative Services
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
96 Davidson Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Location: Davidson Hall, Busch Campus

About Copyrights

You can't just pull pictures from Facebook, Google, or anywhere else and use them. Many photos are copyrighted, and you need permission to use them unless you know for sure that an image is in the public domain. All Rutgers photographs are protected by copyright. For additional information about Rutgers photos or permissions, contact media archivist Jane Hart, 848-445-1920, Email.