How do I cite an image?


Most citation styles provide guidelines for citing images including how to cite them depending on whether you got the image from a website, book, journal article, or during a visit to a museum. Below is an example of an online image's citation in some common styles.


McGowan, M. (2018). Caught in the act [Photograph]. The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.



McGowan, Mary. "Caught in the Act." The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, 2018,


Chicago (Notes and Bibliography)

McGowan, Mary. Caught in the Act. 2018. Photograph. The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.

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