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Accessing Bentley photos

WebDam is Bentley University’s image repository. General use Bentley images such as campus spaces, lifestyle shots of faculty, staff and students as well as headshots are available to anyone via our public site. We have waivers on file for any people in this photos but please contact us if you have questions about usage rights for any of these images. If you think you need access to our full collection of images, want to buy an image from Shutterstock.com (stock photos) or just need help finding something, please contact Marketing for help at sm_photo@bentley.edu.

A few WebDam tips to get you started:

  • Search: Most Bentley images are tagged with keywords and organized into intuitive subfolders for browsing. See also this guide to WebDam searching.
  • Downloads: Download size sufficient for digital use is 72 dpi, for print use is 300 dpi

Requesting new photo or video projects

Bentley’s Marketing Team can help create new visuals (photos or videos) for your programs and events. To request support from the team, please fill out this online request form. Your request will be routed to a project manager who will review with our in-house producer. While we can’t support every request for an event photographer or custom video, we will follow up on all requests, providing other (outside) resources if need be. Please note: There may be fees associated with photo and video shoots that will be billed back to your department.

Faculty & staff headshots

Bentley Marketing schedules a photographer 3-4 times a year to take professional headshots of faculty and staff. Priority is given to new employees or employees who have not had a new headshot taken in several years. Emails will be sent to all faculty & staff when sessions are being scheduled. Photos are made available for review and download via WebDam (see above).

Bentley University Image Release Form

This form should be completed when a photo or video interview of any employees and outside subjects will be used by Bentley University. Signing this form grants Bentley University (a) permission to capture your image in any media, including but not limited to photography, video and/or film, in public and/or campus settings and (b) grants Bentley University the right to use such images in any manner or media for university purposes, including but not limited to publicity and marketing. Form can be printed and scanned or digitally completed and sent to sm_photo@bentley.edu.

Certificate of Insurance

Freelance vendors (photographers, videographers) working on the Bentley University campus are required to provide a Certificate of Insurance listing Bentley University as additional insured. If you are working on your own photo or video shoot, please review these insurance requirements. Contact Procurement and Administrative Services with any questions: 781-891-3456 or procurement@bentley.edu.