Citing a photograph
Photographer, F.M. (Photographer). (Year, month date of publication). Title of photograph[photograph]. City, State of publication: Publisher/museum.
Note: This format is for citing images displayed in a museum or institution.
When viewing photographs or other static images in museums, a plaque near the photo will have the information that’s used in the citation.
Cartier-Bresson, H. (Photograph). (1938). Juvisy, France[photograph]. New York, NY: The Museum of Modern Art.
Citing a photograph retrieved online
Photographer, F.M. (Photographer). (Year, Month Date of Publication). Title of Photograph [digital image]. Retrieved from URL
O’Shea, P. (Photographer). (2010, August 29). Rescued hedgehog [digital image]. Retrieved from http://flickr.com/photos/peteoshea/5476076002/
Generate MLA 7 citations for Digital Images
Glossary of Selected Terms
|A short review or description of what you are citing.|
|When an online work was viewed.|
|When content was published online or electronically. This date is not always present on a webpage.|
Place of Publication
|Location of the publisher. Depending on the source or style, you may or may not need to know the city, state, or country.|
|Company, individual, or entity that helped get a work published or distributed.|
|Letters/Abbreviations at the end of a name that tells us more about an individual. For example, Jr. (junior), III (third in family with a name), Esq. (esquire), etc.|
|Name given to a source that identifies it.|
|Link or address of a webpage. One example is http://www.citationmachine.net/.|
|How a source or content piece was distributed or presented. Here is one example: E-book: Other - PDF, CSV, Word Doc, etc.|
|Someone or an organization that helped produce a certain work. For example, a film director, dance choreographer, orchestra conductor, etc.|
|Creator (often writer) of a piece such as a book, script, play, article, podcast, comic, etc.|
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