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Photography and Videography




Welcome to the Creative Services photography and videography department. We provide a full range of photography and video services both in our on-site studio and just about anywhere on location.

Photography service list

  • Headshots and portraits
  • Research
  • Events and tours
  • 360° panoramas

Video production services include:

  • On-location video and audio recording
  • Video editing
  • Live events/presentation recording
  • Voice over recording
  • Audio editing and processing
  • Motion graphics
  • Media encoding and archiving
  • Electronic delivery of media – from broadcast quality to mobile devices
  • Publishing to Berkeley Lab’s online media channels

Frequently asked questions

How long is a photography shoot?

This depends on your needs – standard LBNL studio headshot can be about 30 minutes per person or a photographer can spend the whole day documenting an event.

How much will this cost?

The rate is $123 per hour. Along with time for photographs to be taken, there is additional time for editing, post production work which includes digital toning and preparing photographs to be archived into the Laboratory’s network for future use.

How do I request a photography or video shoot?

Fill out the online form to request a photography shoot. Your shoot is not scheduled until you’ve received confirmation from our department. If you would like to schedule or discuss video services, please contact us.

How will I receive my photos or video?

Our department will email the primary contact a link to downloadable photos when they are complete. Video will be delivered based on the client’s preferred method.


If you are looking for information on photo permissions, please email the Strategic Communications team at [email protected].