Carnegie Mellon University

CMU Web

Marketing & Communications with Computing Services

Photography Resources

Images are powerful; they convey messages and inspire interactions.

The v5 CMS templates have many options for large, impactful photos and graphics. It's not necessary to replace your current photos, but we encourage you to use large, engaging photos in the new design.

CMU's Stock Photo Collection

This is a collection of CMU-owned photography that is free to any site that uses the university CMS. The photos are organized by topic and CMS-ready, cropped to the required sizes and compressed for speedy load time.

View CMU's Stock Photo Collection

CMU's Photo Albums on Flickr

female buggy racing team at carnival smiles and jumps for a fun photograph

This is a collection of CMU-owned photography that is free to any site that uses the university CMS. Note: you'll need to manually resize and compress Flickr photos to match the specifications of the CMS templates. 

View CMU's Flickr Photo Albums

Other Options

The Photography team within the Marketing & Communications Division can provide the following services.

  1. Assisted archive search: learn how to search the full photography archive.
  2. Custom photography: request new photography.

Email Carrie Chisholm for a cost estimate and consultation.

Note: you'll need to manually resize and compress archival and custom photos to match the specifications of the CMS templates.