Photo Services News Archive
Photo Services Sets 2015 Commencement Coverage
Photo Services has finalized its 2015 commencement coverage schedule. Read on for details.
St. Thomas Opens Photo Store
Photo Services is proud to make selected images from its collection of campus imagery available for purchase as framed prints, canvas wraps, greeting cards, and other purchaseable products. Click the link to be taken to the St. Thomas Photo Store.
Photo Services Switches Ticketing Systems
Photo Services will be moving away from Web Help Desk in FY15 and into AtTask
Photo Services Eliminates Standard Chargeback
To save on administrative time, Photo Services will no longer levy a standard charge back for most photo shoots.
Photo Services Sets 2014 Commencement Coverage
Photo Services has finalized its 2014 commencement coverage schedule. Read on for details.
Changes to Headshots with Photo Services
Photo Services is changing how it schedules headshots for faculty and staff.
Ekern Wins Best of Show
St. Thomas photographers took several awards in a monthly image competition for university photographers.
Photographer Robert Murphy to speak at St. Thomas
Murphy will discuss his ideas of perception, reality and the photographic image at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the University of St. Thomas.
Photo Services sponsors St. Paul Camera Club
The oldest camera club in the area now meets at St. Thomas.
Depth of Field - a photo blog for St. Thomas
With the launch of the St. Thomas Newsroom today, Photo Services announces a new photo blog - Depth of Field. The Newsroom’s photo and multimedia blog, Depth of Field will bring you some of the best of St. Thomas photography and multimedia–recent photos we like, selections from UST’s rich photo history, or our latest video project. Follow the link below to check it out.
Mark Brown is UST's new staff photographer
Photo Services has hired photographer Mark Brown.
Photo Services Sets 2012 Commencement Coverage
Photo Services has finalized its 2012 commencement coverage schedule. Read on for details.
Photo Services Sets 2013 Commencement Coverage
Photo Services has finalized its 2013 commencement coverage schedule. Read on for details.
St. Thomas Posts Opening for Staff Photographer
Photo Services is seeking a staff photographer. Check out the job posting for all the details.
Staff Changes at Photo Services
Staff photographer Thomas Whisenand is leaving Photo Services.
Jensen creates time lapse of ASC door installation
Photographer Mark Jensen recently completed a time lapse showing the installation of the Summit Avenue doors in the Anderson Student Center. Jensen's work compresses several days-worth of construction into a mere thirty seconds.
Photo Services presents best of 2011
In 2011, St. Thomas photographers Mike Ekern, Mark Jensen and Thomas Whisenand turned in more than 5000 photos documenting everything from building construction to athletic achievement to the small details that make up everyday existence on campus. Follow this link to view their favorites from 2011.
Photo Services video wins award
The St. Thomas Magazine project "Feats of Strength" has netted awards for both multimedia and writing.
Photo Services Sets Commencement Coverage
Photo Services has finalized its commencement coverage schedule. Read on for details.
Photo syndication system goes live in OSF library
In partnership with the staff at O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library, Photo Services has launched its first foray into feeding images directly to a public display system.
Free shipping through the end of March at the TommieSports Photo Store
Now through the end of March, Photo Services is offering free first class shipping on all orders of $20 or more at the TommieSports Photo Store. Just be sure to pick first class shipping and the discount will be automatically applied. Click the link below to go right to the photo store.
Jensen included in Two Harbors photo exhibition
An original print, "Boat House," by Photo Services photographer Mark Jensen is included in an invitational exhibition on vierw at the Waterfront Gallery in Two Harbors, Minn. Read on to learn more.
Photo Services Presents Best of 2010
In 2010, St. Thomas photographers Mike Ekern, Mark Jensen and Thomas Whisenand turned in more than 6,500 photos documenting everything from building construction to athletic achievement to the small details that make up everyday existence on campus. Follow this link to view their favorites from 2010.
Your new screensaver courtesy Photo Services
All new Windows machines being rolled out this summer will bear a screensaver built entirely of original St. Thomas imagery.
Move-In Day in 120 Seconds
Utilizing two time-lapse cameras and a head-mounted video camera (attached to a willing volunteer) Mike Ekern built a two-minute snapshot of move-in day. You have two minutes, right? Click on to check it out.
Ekern nets three photo awards
Director of Photography Mike Ekern won three photography awards in the 2011 CASE V competition. Read on to see the winning images and multimedia.
Photo strobes installed in Schoenecker Arena
Photo Services, with the help of UST's physical plant, has finished installing a set of four photo strobes in the ceiling of Schoenecker Arena. The strobes were used for the first time during the women's basketball game against Bethel on January 29. Check out the link below and you'll see the signature, high-contrast results this new lighting gear provides.
St. Thomas Magazine celebrates 10 years of UST in Rome with photo essay
The latest edition of St. Thomas Magazine is online at www.stthomas.edu/magazine. Of particular interest to fans of St. Thomas photography will be a photo essay by Mike Ekern celebrating 10 years of St. Thomas in Rome. Click on to see the images.
Photo Services Purchases New Catalog/Archive Software
After more than nine years of using Extensis Portfolio, Photo Services has purchased a new and more powerful image management suite made by Bright Interactive. The product is called Asset Bank and it ushers in a new era of flexibility, collaboration and efficiency for UST photo users.
UST Photographers Win Three "Pride of CASE V" Awards
Photographers Mike Ekern and Thomas Whisenand took home a gold, a silver, and a bronze medal from the 2010 six-state competition. Read on to learn more and to see the winning images.
Rate Increase to Offset Student Photography Costs
Two years ago Photo Services introduced a student photography system. Starting with three student photographers who filed more than 1,100 images in their first year, this system has expanded rapidly. In fiscal 2010 six student photographers filed more than 3,500 images.