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Store, share, and find University of Chicago photography in one central database. With an extensive collection of images and vast storage capacity, PhotoStore simplifies the way your department manages digital assets.

Get Organized

Submit your department’s
images and files for safe, efficient
organization. Get digital assets
off your desktop and into an
enterprise-grade digital asset
management system.

Find Assets

Access your files and photographs
from anywhere at any time. Find
the right images for your project
in a rich collection of University
photographs—all clearly and
consistently tagged.

Share Images

Recoup your photography costs by adding images to the shared pool, where other University users can find and purchase them. Schedule fewer shoots by purchasing existing UChicago images.


  • Sort files with centrally assigned data and tags.
  • Secure your digital assets on the University network.
  • Access and share your resources from anywhere.
  • Adhere to clear permissions and copyrights.
  • Execute fast searches and get instant results.
  • Find images that reflect the UChicago identity.


Organizing Your Assets

The one-time charge to upload a set of up to 50 photos is $15. Add $0.15 per asset for each additional image.


The monthly fee for storage is $0.42 per gigabyte. Storage fees are rounded up to the nearest gigabyte and incurred cumulatively.


The one-time cost to purchase a photo from the shared pool is $20. After you download the image, everyone in your department can use it at no cost.

Additional Services

Hire a photographer

Coordinate staff portraits or capture events. UChicago Creative’s photographer Jean Lachat brings more than 30 years of experience to the University. She and her team are available for all University projects and events.

Photo searches

If you’re pinched for time or just can’t seem to find the right image, let us know. UChicago Creative staff can help you get what you need quickly.


Get the most out of your photo shoot by enlisting our editors to select the images that best suit your needs. We can edit sets of photos upon request and tag high quality images from your collection for future reference.

Get instant access to thousands of University images, and begin managing your digital assets efficiently.

If you have any questions, email or call 773.702.4635.

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