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Creative Services is the official provider of institution images. From professional portraits to athletics, we can meet your needs with one of our full-time staff photographers. We offer a full range of photography services from the straightforward, ten-minute headshot to the complex, multi-day commercial-style shoot, complete with art directors and makeup artists. In addition, we have a comprehensive online database of tens of thousands of high-quality campus images that can enhance your creative projects and presentations.

Click here to book a photographer.

Studio Locations

We have two photography studios for your convenience.

  • 3401 West End Avenue Studio.  Our main studio is located on the first floor, suite 180W, of 3401 West End Avenue. Visitor parking is available from the Acklen Avenue side of the building. We will validate your parking for you. Click here for written directions to the office or for a static map that you can print and take with you. In addition, our offices are accessible by the Vanderbilt shuttle purple route, which runs every 15 minutes and can be accessed from various stops including the turnaround at Eskind medical library and behind the 2525 West End garage, near Memorial Gym.
  • Medical Center Studio. A smaller secondary studio is located at C-2207 in Medical Center North.  The studio entrance is on the second floor of the C corridor, between the S and T corridors.  For questions or additional directions, contact Suzannah Ponzio at 322-2183 or .


Freelance Photography

The photography department exists to assist you in all of your photographic needs. On rare occasions our office may be unable to cover an event. In those cases we provide the list of recommended freelance photographers for your reference.  If you would like help selecting a freelancer, contact

Photos Available for Download

We have made some choice photos available for immediate download for internal use only. Vanderbilt faculty and staff may access these images here for download using your VUnetID and ePassword.