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Photo & Video Requests

All photography and video is copyright Explore Minnesota, unless otherwise noted. Photos and video are made available to print, electronic and broadcast media promoting Minnesota as a visitor destination. For media use, please contact Alyssa Hayes (

Commercial requests, including most books, marketing materials and websites, fall beyond the scope of our multimedia use policy. Exceptions to this policy are rare and are made on a case-by-case basis, granted only through written permission by Explore Minnesota. Minnesota tourism industry organizations and businesses should contact Melanie Graves ( for specific use conditions and requirements.

Photos and video are provided on a one-time use license and may not be reused without permission from Explore Minnesota. Any other reproduction or transmission of these images, by standard or electronic means, including web pages, is strictly prohibited without written permission from the Explore Minnesota.

All photos and video used must be credited to Explore Minnesota and the photographer, if noted.

Explore Minnesota reserves the right to approve or decline any request for the use of images.

If you have any questions regarding our multimedia use policy, please contact Melanie Graves at 651-757-1870.

Fields marked with a red asterisk ( * ) are required

First Name
Last Name
Business Name
Phone Number
Email Address
What do you need images or footage of? Please list specific locations, activities, seasons, and approx. how many assets you need.
How will image(s) or footage be used?
If using video footage for a travel show or documentary, when will it air?
If using images for a travel article or guide book, when will it publish?