We understand the power of a good story. Our professional photography services help students, faculty and staff tell their best stories – whether they require a single portrait or an entire shoot.
Let us help you build your brand with high-quality photography, offered at below-market rates for members of the University of Missouri System.
Please contact us to discuss your questions or create a plan tailored to your needs.
Whatever your goals – fundraising, brand recognition, publicity, just to name a few – UMKC Photography Services can help you reach them.Book Now
Primarily an unposed, documentary approach, with posed photos available at the client's request. We'll work with you to determine the best way to capture the essence of your event.
Any staged photography. These can be individual photos, group photos or contain no subjects at all. We will work with you to determine your needs and how we can best represent your group.
Portraits and headshots created in the MCOM portrait studio. The process is quick and easy – just visit us in the Administrative Center located on the Volker Campus.
Portraits in non-studio locations, including group portraits. We specialize in unique concepts that go beyond what you'll see in a standard individual or group photo.
Some photography requires location research to ensure high-quality images.
Includes any time the photographer must take to get to the location, outside of the time already scheduled.
All MCOM images are subject to basic editing before delivery. Additional retouching may include an additional charge.
Please have any person who is recognizable in our photographs sign a photo release (PDF). Photos of minors (under the age of 18) require a release signed by a parent or legal guardian (PDF). If no single person is the dominant feature (i.e. group and crowd photos), a photo release is not required.
All images remain the copyright of UMKC Strategic Marketing and Communications. Commissioned images are yours to publish, print and distribute. MCOM retains the right to use images as licensable stock or in other marketing materials for UMKC and its academic units. Licensed images are leased for one use per image.
MCOM maintains an archive of all photography, which is available to members of the University of Missouri System for use in print, web and social media ($30 per use, per image). If your department commissions photos, the images are yours to use without additional licensing fees.
Photos are delivered online via Box and hosted on our Zenfolio site for easy viewing and sharing. Within 30 days, you should download and archive images for future use.
Discs and drives are available – contact MCOM for pricing options.