Media Access & Production (eMAP)

Testimonials

We recorded an animal experiment to use in undergraduate medicine to help instructors begin a discussion on gravitational effects on the cardiovascular system. Using a video has helped us realistically demonstrate physiological changes without sacrificing multiple animals. The video has proven to be very effective.

Kalayani Premkumar
Medicine
on the value of video in teaching and research


Photography Resources

Please feel free to contribute your links to this list.  If you have any questions about this document or would like to invite a new person to collaborate with us on this list, please email Carrie Gates at carrie.gates@usask.ca.  If you wish to hire a photographer, please contact  U of S Communications for a list of preferred local photographers.

Always read the licenses carefully before using other people’s images.  Permission outside of license agreements can often be secured by contacting the copyright holder directly.  The crediting information in this document is not guaranteed to be accurate, as anyone can change this at any time, so please be mindful of this and always examine licenses yourself when using stock images.

University of Saskatchewan Photography

  1. Usask / OCN on Flickr
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/usask/
    Free to use if we credit Usask. Attribution required (but is not always done in banners where there is no place for attribution, and that seems to be okay so far).
  2. iPortal
    http://iportal.usask.ca/
    Excellent archive of First Nations themed resources.  Not sure about the licensing for reuse, but there is contact information on the site.
  3. University of Saskatchewan Archives
    http://www.usask.ca/archives/
    Great bank of historical archives, see their special collection exhibits for targeted searching and contact Archives directly for permission to use the images.
  4. College of Medicine Digital Photography
    http://www.medicine.usask.ca/academic-units/support-units/itu/ttc/digital-products-services/Digital%20Photography.html
  5. Department of Art and Art History: Photography
    http://www.arts.usask.ca/art/facilities_photography.html

Free Photography

  1. Wikimedia Commons
    http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
  2. Unprofound
    http://unprofound.com/
    Independent free photography.
  3. Stockvault
    http://www.stockvault.net/
    Independent free photography.
  4. MourgeFile
    http://www.morguefile.com/
    Independent free photography.
  5. FreeDigitalPhotos.net
    http://www.freedigitalphotos.net
    Independent free photography.  Attribution required.
  6. Stock.xchng
    http://www.sxc.hu/index.phtml
    Independent free photography.
  7. Free Range Photography
    http://freerangestock.com/index.php
    Independent free photography.
  8. BigPhoto
    http://www.bigfoto.com/
    Independent free photography.  Attribution and link back to their site required.
  9. Free Photos Bank
    http://www.freephotosbank.com/
    Independent free photography.  Attribution required.
  10. Veezzle
    http://www.veezzle.com/
    Pulls free images in from other sites, read license for each image.
  11. Public Domain Pictures
    http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/
  12. Public Domain Photos
    http://www.public-domain-photos.com/
  13. Image After
    http://www.imageafter.com/
  14. Vacations Info
    http://www.vacations.info/

“Might Be Free” Photography

These sites host images with varying license agreements.  You must read their terms carefully and/or contact the copyright holder to obtain permission to use their images. Creative Commons licenses must be inspected - there are different types, it does not automatically mean “Public Domain”.

  1. Flickr
    http://www.flickr.com/
  2. Flickr: The Commons
    http://www.flickr.com/commons
  3. Flickr: Creative Commons
    http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/
  4. Google Image Search
    http://images.google.com/advanced_image_search
    Use the "Usage Rights" pull down list to search for open content on Google Images.

High Quality Paid Photography

  1. istockphoto
    http://www.istockphoto.com/
    eMAP has an account here and can purchase stock images on this site.
  2. Dreamstime
    http://www.dreamstime.com
  3. Corbis Images
    http://www.corbisimages.com/
  4. Epictura
    http://www.epictura.com
  5. Jupiter Images
    http://www.jupiterimages.com/
  6. Shutterstock
    http://www.shutterstock.com

Other Resources

  1. Open Wiki Michigan
    https://open.umich.edu/wiki/Open_Content_Search
    Impressive list of links to online education related resources, including medical imagery.
  2. Hi Res Textures
    http://lostandtaken.com/

Miscellaneous

  1. Usask Student Photography Contest - Summer 2011
    http://students.usask.ca/contests/spring-summer.php