Images

Your eyes see photos first. Compelling images and graphics grab the reader’s attention and say, “there’s something different, exciting, and impactful happening here at BU.”

So what characterizes a BU-brand photo? It should be:

  • Unstaged (except portraits)
  • Engaging (portraits on simple backgrounds can do that)
  • Dynamic (showing movement)
  • Bold (make it big to make a statement)

Need Images?

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Free BU Stock Photography

If you can’t provide your own photography, we can help. Free BU stock photography is available to Boston University faculty and staff. To access, you’ll need a valid faculty or staff BU login (students and third parties must request photos from a faculty or staff sponsor).

BU Stock Photos

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For-purchase Photography

Faculty and staff can also browse and search the entire digital library of for-purchase photography (available in high- and low-resolution options).

Photo Library

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Facebook Timeline Photos

We’ve also developed a collection of free, pre-formatted Facebook Timeline photos.

Facebook Photos

If you’re still on the hunt for just the right imagery, contact BU Photography about other options, including scheduling a photo shoot for your website or publication.