Photography

Photography
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Henry Moore Jr.

Photographer II

Staff at BCU since 1990
509-335-2624
bcu@vetmed.wsu.edu

Henry shoots with a Nikon D3 full frame, Nikon D2x, and Nikon D300, 12 mega pixel cameras.

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Creatively solving your photography needs

Our studio is fully equipped with studio lighting, various backdrops, copy stand and portable lighting kits.


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Photo Printing


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"( $7.50 ) and 13"x19"( $10.50).

Photo Size - Photos Per Page
8.5 x 11 - 1
5 x 7 - 2
4 x 6 - 2
3.5 x 5 - 4
Wallet - 8

Passport Photos - BCU is your “Passport Photo Place”!

BCU can take your photo (with the proper background requested by the country or agency, and print it to the specified dimensions required!)

YOU bring in the requirements for your passport or Visa photo, WE will make custom prints to meet those specifications. In addition to adults, we welcome baby and children and youth passports too (call for an appointment).

PAYMENT: $11.95 (plus tax) (6 photos on a page, to the dimensions you need OR a cropped digital file emailed to you.) (An additional $4.50 plus tax is charged if you wish to have BOTH print and digital.) We require payment at the time the photo is taken. We take VISA, MasterCard, Discover, CougarCard and checks. NO CASH. We also take WSU departmental IRI’s.

WHAT YOU GET: You receive 6 photos on a page, each to the dimensions you need or a properly cropped and sized digital file emailed to your account.
We have the photos ready to pick up at noon the next working day. WE DO NOT CUT THE PHOTOS.

Passport photo hours: M-F 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY!

Scientific Photography

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 $65 per hour of labor and $2 per digital photograph. Please make an appointment in advance to avoid scheduling conflicts.

Copy Stand Photography

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 $65 per hour of labor and $2 per digital photograph. Please make an appointment in advance to avoid scheduling conflicts.

Gross Specimen Photography

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 $65 per hour and $2 per digital photograph. Please make an appointment in advance to avoid scheduling conflicts.

Location Photography

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 $65 per hour of labor and $2 per digital photograph. Please make an appointment in advance to avoid scheduling conflicts.

Portrait Photography

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 $65 per hour and each digital photo kept is $2.00. Please make an appointment in advance to avoid scheduling conflicts.

Image Retouching and Enhancement

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 $65 per hour.

Photo Composites

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 $65 per hour applied for both design work and photography.

Examples:
  • Class of 2010 Veterinary Medicine; Includes: student photos, student names
  • Clinic Photo Boards;Includes: faculty photos, faculty names, faculty positions
  • 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 $65 per hour

Scanning

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 here.

Consultation Services ($65 per hour)

Software Advice

For information about Adobe Software programs and training tools and tips click here.
For information about WSU’s online training tools available to employees and students click here. 

Lighting

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.

Digital Cameras

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.

Photo Microscopy

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 publication requirements/guidelines.