Digital Image Fees

Base Digital Image Fee

rightsrepro2Digital file (300 dpi TIFF): $100 

Please note that this is the base order fee for each image. Total fees for image orders are comprised of both the base fees for each image, plus the reproduction fees. The intended use of the images will determine the specific reproduction fees for your order (see lists below). In some cases, suitable images may not exist for some works in our collection. Please allow at least 6–8 weeks for new photograph to be completed for your order. Fees are variable. 

 

If you are interested in free, lower resolution images for educational or scholarly research, or if you are a non-profit and want to learn more about our reduced usage rates, please contact us at: 
cma-rights@carnegiemuseums.org.  

 

Reproduction Fees for Print Catalogs & Textbooks

Print Run    Color        B&W   
Up to 5,000   $100        $50  
5,001– 15,000     $125   $75  
15,001 –40,000     $150   $100  
40,001 –80,000     $200   $150  
80,001–120,000        $400   $350  
Over 120,001   TBD   TBD  

  

Cover Art Fees (catalogs and textbooks) 

$500 for color; $250 for B&W

Reproduction Fees for other Print Media

  Color        B&W   
Magazine Covers   $350       $200  
Magazine Interiors     $150   $100  
Calendar Covers $500   $250  
Calendar Interiors  $400   $200  
Scholarly Journals       $40   $25  
Notecards & Postcards    $400   $200  
Posters   $450   $250   
Brochures   $200   $100  

Digital Usage Fees

Public/Education TV $75       
Documentary Film $100       
Video/DVD (non-profit)    $75  
Video/DVD (for profit) $150  
Website (non-profit) $50  
Website (for profit) $75  
E-Book $125  

Note about fees, payment & Processing

Reproduction fees are based on print run and project use. Prices are based on one-time editions, world rights (all languages) for texts. Each use/project is priced individually upon submitting of a formal request via letter or electronic order form. In some cases, prices are negotiable and package rates may apply.

We will not grant rights for “all media now known or hereafter devised.” Even if you are applying for a package rate, please list all media that are projected for production at that time. Digital reproductions must be low resolution (72 dpi) and/or password protected for web-site usage; CD-DVDs must employ encryption protections. Permissions cannot be granted in perpetuity.

Payment is required for all orders prior to receiving the image. Orders are payable through check, credit card (MasterCard or Visa), or wire transfer (additional fee). Please allow a minimum of 3–4 weeks processing time with regular service.

Rush Service: An additional $50.00 fee will be applied to orders needed within two weeks. Rush service is not available on all orders, including new photography.

Cancellations: A $50.00 non-refundable fee will be applied to cancellations made after payment is received.