Caption Information

  • Accurately fill out metadata as best you can for each finalized photo before submission to the UT System Office of Communications and Marketing
  • This should include the following information:
    • Names and titles of those pictured, (use left to right naming mechanism)
    • Date captured
    • Caption information describing what is seen in the image
    • Photographer name and initials
    • Location photo was made
  • Photo credits should read:
    • (Photographer’s Name / University of Tennessee)
  • Submitted photos should read:
    • (Photo Courtesy of John Doe)

File Naming (Internal only)

Final versions of photos should be named using the following model:

  • Ex. 140921_Welcome Back Cookout at UTC_utc_atb
  • Year format – YYMMDD
  • Subject – Short description of subject or event
  • Campus – UTC, UTK, UTM, UTHSC, UTSI, UTIA, UT (for system)
  • Photographer’s initials
  • Other examples of this naming convention
    • 140716_Board of Trustees Meeting_utk_atb
    • 141001_DiPietro Joe_ut_atb
    • 141010_Presidents Council Tour_ut_atb