Our photographer shoots with a Nikon D2x, 12 mega pixel camera and a Nikon D300,
12 mega pixel camera.
Our studio is fully equipped with studio lighting, various backdrops, copy stand
and portable lighting kits.
Policies and Payment information
We print digital photos on our Epson Stylus Photo 2200 printer. Photos are
printed on a standard 8.5x11 photo gloss paper at $4.50 per page. Photo
combinations are shown below. We also offer larger photo papers at 11”x17” and
||Photos Per Page
All passport photos are taken digitally on spot. You will be able to choose from
the shots taken immediately after the session. You can pick up your six prints
for $9.95 plus $0.78 sales tax (for a total price of $10.73), by noon the
next working day. Our standard passport photos are 2x2” U.S. passports. Please
provide us with additional information if you require unique dimensions (i.e.
Canadian passports, Visas, est.)
Our scientific photography is used for teaching and research purposes. All
images are captured digitally in our fully equipped studio or in a variety of
hospital settings such as: the veterinary clinic, laboratories, during
surgeries, operating rooms, etc. Our studio is equipped for microscope
photography, or our photographer is able to assist on location with microscope
photography. Scientific photography costs $50 per hour of labor and $2 per
digital photograph. Please make an appointment in advance to avoid scheduling
Our photographer can achieve 1 to 1 life size images with specialty lighting and
copy stand photography. Photographic services include: gross specimen, back
lighting (lighting below or behind a specimen), reflection control photography
and more. Copy stand photography costs $50 per hour of labor and $2 per digital
photograph. Please make an appointment in advance to avoid scheduling conflicts.
Our photographer has the expertise to digitally document gross specimens using
copy stand photography. Specimens include animal, insect, vegetable, mineral and
more. Studio use costs $50 per hour and $2 per digital photograph. Please make
an appointment in advance to avoid scheduling conflicts.
We can provide a photographer on location for intra-university events, awards,
press conferences, department faculty photos and more. Studio lighting equipment
and portable lighting kits are available if required. Location photography costs
$50 per hour of labor and $2 per digital photograph. Please make an appointment
in advance to avoid scheduling conflicts.
We provide formal, business, Veterinary Medicine graduation and small group
portraiture in our studio. Backdrop colors include grey, white and black. Our
portraiture is performed digitally for quick access to proofs and final prints.
Portrait studio use costs $50 per hour and each digital photo kept is $2.00.
Please make an appointment in advance to avoid scheduling conflicts.
BCU can help with fine tuning images to improve color balance, levels
correction, cropping, enlarging, sharpening, restoring old photographs and more.
Other services include minor image retouching, batch processing and conversion,
and even manipulating a photo to make it look like a custom oil painting. Bring
in your images, consult with our professional staff, and we’ll take care of the
rest. The cost is $50 per hour.
BCU can design and create photo composites for faculty and staff departments,
student classes and more using software programs such as Photoshop, InDesign,
Power Point and IrfanView. We can provide individual photo mats, with Plexiglas
plates and frames for display purposes. We can also provide a one mat template
with multiple openings, a Plexiglas plate and a frame. Labor fees of $50 per
hour applied for both design work and photography.
- Class of 2010 Veterinary Medicine; Includes: student photos, student names
- Clinic Photo Boards;Includes: faculty photos, faculty names, faculty
- Crop and Soil Sciences Department Faculty
Includes: faculty photos, faculty names, areas of research
Small composites can be printed as 8.5x11 or 11x17 pages and large composites
can be printed to a large poster format. Mats and Frames can be special ordered
for specific coloring. Crimson and grey materials are in stock.
Renewal/updating photo compositions are charged on an hourly rate of $50 per
We scan with a Epson Expression 10000XL scanner and a Nikon Super Cool Scan
5000, 35mm Scanner. We can scan slides, photographs, prints, documents, book
pages, est. up to 12x17”. Images can be scanned into any file format, resolution
or size dependent upon your needs. If a preference is not specified, 150dpi is
the default TIFF or .JPEG file. We can email you these files, save them on a CD
or save them on our BCU Inbox for direct pickup.
Copyright permission from photographers and publishers is required before
scanning. WSU's copyright policy can be found in the
WSU copyright office.
All scans cost $2.50 each and take 2 days to process. Bulk Scans: (50+ slides
scanned to PowerPoint resolution, uncropped and un-retouched) saved to CD is
$.25 per slide with a two week minimum turnaround.
For information about OCR Scanning and file conversions click
For information about Adobe Software programs and training tools and
For information about WSU’s online training tools available to employees and
If you need advise on lighting lab work, light measurements, type of
lights, and tips on buying lighting from photography we can help. Please set up
a consultation meeting to discuss your needs.
Looking to buy your first digital camera or a possible upgrade? Need
information on the best websites about digital cameras? Or do you just need help
using your digital camera? BCU can welcome you into the world of digital cameras
as well as get you up to date with new digital technology. Please set up a
consultation meeting with one of our photographers to discuss your needs.
Our team can help you setup your microscope to take digital photos,
improve the color of images taken with digital cameras, and provide tips to get
the best photos with your digital camera/microscope combination. Please schedule
a consultation meeting on location, or in our offices.
Photo Requirements for Journal Publications
Over the years we have helped many WSU researchers prepare their images
for publication by printing, scaling, labeling and converting files meet the
special requirements for journal submissions. Please set up a consultation
meeting with one of our photographers. Bring with you the intended journal’s