We love showcasing the amazing work of our activists in our communications and on social media (with your consent)- these resources will help you capture your group in action.
If you’re hosting an event or activity and want to document it with some exceptional, high quality photography- read more about the Photography Network below.
The Photography Network
What we do
Link to brief
Contact / Interested in getting involved
In order for Amnesty International to be able to publish your photos we need all identifiable people photographed to fill in a media consent form providing us with permission to use their image. We must also have signed consent from parents to use identifiable photos of people under 18.
- Get the names of people in photos as you take them and ask them to read and sign a media consent form. Make sure to print off copies before the event.
- When photographing crowd shots or large public demonstrations it’s not necessary to ask for individuals’ consent – however please ask for consent of any people you’re shooting close up.
- For events with an ‘entry’ area, a standard sign at the registration/entry to the event is acceptable. You may also add this note on event notices/invites. If someone requests not to be photographed, the volunteer or staff member informed must go through the final photos and delete any of the individual. For more information, read the photography at events guidelines.
For more information about how to capture appropriate, quality content for Amnesty International, check out our Style Guide (see page 25 onwards).
Please submit your photos or videos via the below form or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For larger files, please use WeTransfer.
Please send your best 5-10 shots only (unless you are a member of the Photography network who has specifically been tasked with photographing the event) along with the consent forms and a short blurb explaining what’s happening in the photos and who to credit the pictures to.
Please note that by submitting your content, you are giving Amnesty International Australia permission to reproduce the work on its website, print communications and social media channels
Remember to submit your events here to receive additional resourcing support.
Didn’t find what you were looking for? Please contact the Supporter Care Team at email@example.com
Free / Stock Images
If you are creating digital content or event promotions material, there are several platforms where you can access free images
- Create an account and begin searching.
- Make sure you choose “All creative commons” from the license dropdown. Creative commons are the images that are free to use, as long as you appropriately credit the photographer.
- Go to Settings > advanced search and scroll down to “usage rights”.
- Select “free to use or share”, type in your search query and then click “advanced search”. Choose images at the largest size, so they don’t appear grainy on the web.
- The disclaimer says “All photos published on Unsplash are licensed under Creative Commons Zero which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos for free, including commercial purposes, without asking permission from or providing attribution to the photographer or Unsplash.”