Santa Clara University

Office of Marketing and Communications

Working with freelance photographers and using stock images

Use of OMC stock photography and the work of SCU’s staff photographer is allowed at no charge for on-campus clients, but OMC is not responsible for any charges billed by off-campus photographers for the use of their photographs or for charges for any stock photography requested by our clients. If you use the work of an outside photographer, copyrighted photographs, or other copyrighted art in your publication or on your Web site, you as the client are obliged to pay for it.

If you do use stock photography for your site or publication, it is your responsibility to secure the usage rights for those images. You cannot just pull an image off someone else’s Web site and post it to yours. OMC is not responsible for any charges incurred for the use of images provided to us by our clients without proper permission.

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