MLA provides limited information about citing images. Below are some examples on citing photographs. For more help, ask a librarian for assistance.
Format Photograph - Photographer unknown
Title or Description of Photograph. Photograph date (if known). Photograph. Website Name.
Web site publisher. Web. Date of access.
Example - Photograph - Photographer unknown
Still of Shailene Woodley and Theo James in Divergent. 2014. Photograph. IMDB.com.
Summit Entertainment. Web. 2014 August 30.
Format - Photograph - Photographer known
Photographer's Last Name, First Name. Title or Description of Photograph. Photograph date (if known).
Photograph. Website Name. Website Publisher. Web. Date of access.
Example - Photograph - Photographer known
Marden, Luis. Villagers Return from Market with a Pig. N.d. Photograph.
NationalGeographicStock.com. National Geographic Society. Web. 15 Dec. 2010.
Format - Reproduced Work of Art
Last Name, First Name (Image creator, if available). Title of Image (Photograph - use quotation marks
instead of italics). Work date (if available). Image format (Photograph). Name of individual or
institution which owns image (if available), Institution, Location. Library Database. Web.
Example - Photograph
Andrews, Peter. "Ethiopian Women Walk to Fetch Water." 8 Apr. 2000. Photograph. Reuters Pictures.
Factiva. Web. 13 Dec. 2010.
Example - Photograph- No Title
In the example below, there is no image title, so a descriptive title including image format is given, with no italics.
Muybridge, Eadweard. Photograph of a horse running. 1887. National Gallery, London.
Grove Art Online. Web. 2 Nov. 2009.
Format - Photograph
Last Name, First Name. (Image creator, if known.) Title of Work. Work Date (if unknown, write N.d.).
Image format. Name of individual or institution which owns image (if known), institution location.
Book Title. By Author name. City, State: Publisher, Date. Page, figure, or plate number. Print.
Example - Photograph
Dirven, Tim. ARMENIA: High Hopes for the Future. N.d. Photograph. One People Many Journeys. N.d.
Costanzo, Adrienne and Jodie Martire, Eds. Lonely Planet Publications, 156. Print.