Accessing photos from the Photo Library

Members of the UW–Madison community (faculty, staff and current students) can access the UW Photo Library by following the steps below.

If you are a member of the media seeking photography from the UW Photo Library: Please email your request for photos to photos@uc.wisc.edu.

Log in

If you are a member of the UW–Madison community (faculty, staff and current students) with a UW email address ending in wisc.edu:

  1. Click on the login link in the upper-right corner of the photo library webpage.Screen shot of the home page of the UW Photo Library with an arrow pointing to "LOGIN" in the upper right corner.
  2. Click on the “University login” link
    Login screen showing University login (highlighted) and Public login.
  3. If asked, supply your net ID / net ID password.
  4. You will now be logged into the site and can download images by clicking the download icon on an individual image page or through any lightboxes that you create.

If you are a member of the UW–Madison community (faculty, staff and current students) with a UW email address not ending in wisc.edu (for example supportuw.org or uwhealth.org):

  1. Please send an email to bryce.richter@wisc.edu to request initial download access to the site. Please allow up to 24-hours for this request to be filled.
  2. You will receive an email response with instructions to finalize your account access. Follow those steps.
  3. Once you have been granted site access, click on the Login link in the upper-right corner of the photo library webpage.
    Screen shot of the home page of the UW Photo Library with an arrow pointing to "LOGIN" in the upper right corner.
  4. Click on the “Use our public login” link
    Login screen showing University login and Public login (highlighted).
  5. Provide your supplied username and password information that was created via Step 2.
  6. You will now be logged into the site and can download images by clicking the download icon on an individual image page or through any lightboxes that you create.

Download photos

Once logged into the site, images can downloaded by clicking the download icon on an individual image page or through any lightboxes that you create.

Screenshot of a selected image with an arrow pointing to download icon in the lower right corner.