Q. How do you cite a picture or photo?


To cite a photo or image, start with the APA Help Guide:

  • Click on References and In-text Citation Examples
  • Look for Other 
  • Choose Images



Images: with title (with Photographer name and date)

Strang, J. [Photographer]. (2016). Aurora Borealis - Bear Lake, Alaska [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Polarlicht_2.jpg

Images: with title (no photographer name or date)

Spices for the curry [Photograph]. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://jdtr.pagesperso-orange.fr/marsau3.htm

Images: no title, photographer name or date)

[Untitled photograph of a baby chimpanzee]. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://perso.wanadoo.fr/jdtr/struc/chimp3.htm

If you need additional assistance with APA Style, contact your Campus Library/ARC.

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  • Last Updated Jan 30, 2018
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