Digital Media Services: LSU Overview

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General Information

Digital Media Services (DMS) offers studio and location photography, image scanning and printing as well as training for charge. In addition, we offer consultations regarding academic use of photography, best practices of digital media for academic purposes, and related topics.

Eligibility & Order Procedures

Available To:             LSU Faculty, Students & Staff.

Delivery Time:          Varies, dependent upon concurrent workload and project complexity.

Request Service:     Contact Digital Imaging & Video Services  (Monday-Friday  8:00 AM – 4:30 PM)

  • 225-578-222
  • Kevin Duffy (


Digital Imaging Services

1. Digital Printing: Using Epson inkjet printers, we offer professional, archival, pigmented prints up to 13x19 inches on a variety of surfaces. Please note: this service does not accommodate high-volume orders.
    Fees:  Up to 5 x 7”, $5 each; 8 x 10, $10 each; 11 x 14, $14; 13 x 19, $20.

2. Image Scanning: Our scanner provides resolution up to 6400 pixels-per-inch (optical resolution), if necessary, and will accommodate negative and positive film and paper originals up to 8 x 10 inches.
   Fees:    $5/image for raw scans. Any post-processing (dust-removal, color correction, cropping, custom sizing and formatting) will be charged at $40 hour.

  •   Note: DMS also has a scanning station available for faculty, staff, and student use. Please contact for more information.

3. Photographic and Audio Visual Training: Training may take various forms including, but not limited to: workshops, one-on-one consultation and hands-on guided experience. Subjects include, but are not limited to: Cameras, Lighting, software, printing, basic color management, advanced techniques.

4. Studio and Location Photography: Encompasses all photographic work that may be performed in the studio or on location including, but not limited to: artwork documentation, portraiture, event coverage and specific photo needs.
   Fees:    Studio ($80/hr); Location ($100/hr without lights, $120/hr with lights); Post-processing*: ($40/staff hour)

    *Photoshop work including: color correction, retouching, edits, custom sizing, borders, layout, etc.

Digital Media - Audio Services & Video Services

1. Studio Videography: Encompasses all videography work that may be performed in the studio including, but not limited to: short documentaries and podcasts.
    Fees:    Studio ($80/hr); Location ($100/hr without lights, $120/hr with lights); Post-processing*: ($40/staff hour)

*Video editing is done in Final Cut Pro, which includes short video projects, podcasts, etc.

2. Audio Capture - Characterized as any live audio recorded captured via various means. Once the raw audio is captured, it may be simply transferred to the client, or it may be edited and processed to meet client specifications.

3. Audio Conferencing

  • AT&T   -- This is a pay-as-you use service similar to the 'meet-me' conferences.

4. Video Services

  • LSU On-Campus Video Conferencing
  • Kaltura -- a tool available to LSU faculty, staff and students for video publishing, management and distribution.
  • Panopto  -- Panopto is a lecture capture solution available to the entire Baton Rouge LSU campus.  The Recorded Lecture is delivered to students through Moodle. 


LSU Support & Policy Statements

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