Image Fees

This schedule is for reference purposes only. Terms and conditions for provision of photographic images are described here. Please note that media requests, commercial audio/video requests and requests for visits to the collections are not included in this fee schedule. Contact information for other Museum and collections access is listed here.

Some fees vary by category of intended use:

Category A: Non-commercial – to produce items for, classroom presentation or distribution, thesis publication, academic or museum publication, non-profit organization, non-classroom presentation, research, personal use
Category B: Commercial – to produce items for resale, commercial publication, commercial presentation, advertisement, for-profit ventures.

Determining fees:

  • Read the Category of Use descriptions to determine the proper fee category for your request.
  • Find the services you require in the list below and match with the fee from the appropriate column.
  • Add all applicable fees and add 11% HST. Out of Province orders add only 5% GST.

Photography fees:

Prices are per image unless indicated otherwise A B
1 to 5 low resolution JPG digital files from pre-existing images sent via email or on cd (shipping charges apply), for reference or personal research only $30
High resolution JPG or TIFF digital file from pre-existing image (300dpi, 8x10) $30
8 x 10 glossy colour print from pre-existing image $70
For new digital photography or scan (JPG or TIFF, 300dpi, 8x10) add to selection above $50

Reproduction fees:

Add this fee to the Photography Fees (prices are per image per use). All reproduction rights are for one time use, worldwide for 5 years. MOV Photographic Reproduction Rights form must be completed. A B
Publication: under 1,000 copies $50 $100
Publication: 1,001-10,000 copies $100 $200
Publication: 10,001-50,000 copies $125 $250
Publication: 50,001 + copies $150 $300
Rights for online use $100 $200
Rights for online use with limited access (eg. personal blog, password protected) $50 $100
Rights for cover use (book cover, CD jacket, home page, etc.) add % to total reproduction fee 50% 75%
Exhibition rights per copy $50 $100
Commercial products for re-sale (notecards, calendars, promotional items, etc.) n/a call
Moving Image or audio (non-broadcast, broadcast, DVD, CD, video) up to 1 minute $150 $300
Moving Image or audio (non-broadcast, broadcast, DVD, CD, video) 1 minute + call call
Additional language rights add % to total reproduction fee 50% 75%

Shipping and Handling Fees:

Add this fee to your total order A B
Shipped via Canada Post - cost varies depending on location and size
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Administrative and Handling Fee per staff per hour $30
Rush order 100%
FTP upload if applicable or by email Free