Photo / Digital Image

How to Cite a Photo in Chicago/Turabian (Download the Printer Friendly PDF)

Original Photograph

An image produced by a camera

Structure: Last, First M. Photograph Title. Month Date, Year Created. Collection, Museum/Institution, Location.

Photograph

Plaque: Usually located next to the photograph; will provide most information about the image

Citation: Cartier-Bresson, Henri. Juvisy, France. 1938. Museum of Modern Art, New York City.
Photograph in Print

A photograph found in a book

Structure: Last, First M. Photograph Title. Month Date, Year Created. Collection, Museum/Institution, Location. In Book Title. City: Publisher, Year Published.

Front Cover

Page 2 The title page and subsequent pages after the cover will have publication information

Page of Photograph

Citation: Bennett, Peter. Antique Shop, East Village. In New York City: A Photographic Portrait. Rockport: Twin Lights, 2007.
Photograph via Website

A photograph found or posted on a website

Structure: Last, First M. Photograph Title. Month Date, Year Created. Collection, Museum/Institution, Location. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.

Website

Date accessed: Only include if there is no publication date

Citation: Cartier-Bresson, Henri. Juvisy, France. 1938. Museum of Modern Art, New York City. http://www.moma.org.
Photograph via Database

An photograph found via database

Structure: Last, First M. Photograph Title. Month Date, Year Created. Collection, Museum/Institution, Location. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.
*URL Note: Only include if URL is stable. If none, use database name instead.

Database

Date accessed: Only include if there is no publication date

Citation: Freed, Leonard. Holidaymakers Stuck in Traffic Jam. 1965. ARTstor.
Digital Image

Citing a digital image

Structure: Last, First M. “Title.” Digital image. Website Title. Month Date, Year Published. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.
*Title Note: If none, include description of image instead.

Website of Image

Website Footer

Image Search: Do not cite the search engine used to find the image, but the website of the image indexed by the search engine

Date accessed: Only include if there is no publication date

Citation: Guggenheim Museum in Spain. Digital image. HowStuffWorks. Accessed July 22, 2010. http://www.howstuffworks.com.

 

 

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