Photo Collection Rights & Reproductions

Image Use Policy

  1. Reproduction fees are based on non-profit or commercial intent of use. PREPAYMENT OF OUR FEES IS REQUIRED BEFORE IMAGE DELIVERY. Please make checks payable to George Eastman House. Major credit cards are accepted.
  2. Payment does not confer or express the museum's permission to publish or exhibit copyrighted material in the museum's collection. It is the user's responsibility to obtain necessary permissions and pay required fees for the use of copyrighted material. Users are held fully responsible for any infringement of copyright. PROOF OF PERMISSION IS REQUIRED BEFORE IMAGE DELIVERY. The contact addresses of many of the copyrighted photographers in our collection are listed in Copyright Information in the column on the left.
  3. Delivery time varies with the size and complexity of the order. Some orders can be given RUSH priority, depending on the nature of the order, availability of the material, and our photographer's work schedule.
  4. Photographs furnished by George Eastman House may not be cropped, manipulated, overprinted, printed in colored ink or altered in any form without permission. A sample layout should accompany a request for an exception.
  5. All photographs must be accompanied by the credit line: Courtesy of George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film. In print the credit line must appear with the image on the same or facing page. In film and video the credit line must appear with the picture credits. In exhibitions, the credit line should appear with the photograph or within the exhibition area.
  6. All digital reproduction materials remain property of George Eastman House and may not be transferred.

Make A Rights and Reproductions Request


All digital files are delivered as RGB JPG's, 3000 pixels on the long side.

Digital files are provided via email.

Commercial Use (Under 80,000 copies)
One time editorial and web, one language $260.00
Film, Video $400.00
Cover, Calendar, Postcard, Note card $600.00

Non-Profit Use
One time editorial and web, one language $110.00
Film, Video $150.00
Cover, Calendar, Postcard, Note card $200.00

Research Material
Low resolution digital file $15.00

Postage and Handling for one print is $3.00 US and $6.00 overseas.
Additional fees may be charged for shooting of originals.
Additional postage will be charged for larger orders and/or express service.
Advertising rates quoted upon request.

Copyright Information

Please obtain permission for the following photographers and notify us with updated information at

Ansel Adams

The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust
250 Camino Alto, Suite 205
Mill Valley, CA 94941-2903
415 381-9445
f: 415 381-9466

The Imogen Cunningham Trust

Meg Partridge
Director, Imogen Cunningham Trust
PO Box 456
Lopez Island, WA 98261

Harold E. Edgerton

Palm Press, Inc.
23 Bradford Road
Concord, MA 01742
(978) 371-1727 // (978) 369-0606
Attn: Gus Kayafas/Mary Steele

Andreas Feininger

Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen GmbH
Seestraße 22
D-88045 Friedrichshafen
Phone: +49-(0)7541-380110
Fax: +49-(0)75f41-380180

Yousef Karsh

Julie Grahame
Karsh representative, North America
cell: +1 917 361 9791

Man Ray

Man Ray Trust Main office
Eric Browner
Legal Administrator
tel: 516 938-7373
f: 516 931-8438

Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

Elizabeth M. Weisberg
65 Bleecker St., 9th floor
NY, NY 10012
tel: 212 420-9160
f: 212 420-9286

Nickolas Muray

Mimi Muray Levitt
Alta Lodge
Alta, Utah 84092-8040
W 801 742 3500
H 801 742 3012

Arnold Newman

Rene Aranzamendez
Senior Archive Editor, Getty Images
122 South Michigan, Ste 900
Chicago, IL 60603
tel: 1.312.344.4208 // cell: 1.646.247.0180 // fax:1.312.922.9075

Arthur Rothstein

902 Broadway
NY, NY 10010
tel: 212 375-7539

Aaron Siskind

Aaron Siskind Foundation
c/o School of Visual Arts
MFA Photo Dept.
209 E. 23rd St.
New York, NY 10010
tel: 212-592-2363

Edward Steichen

New York, N.Y. 10012
phone: 212-420-9160
866 540 3069 fax

Edward Weston

Denise Gosé, Rights & Reproductions
Center for Creative Photography
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721
tel: 520 621-9489
f: 520 621-9444

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