Photos and Graphics

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Michigan Sea Grant on Flickr

Visit our Flickr page for a collection of albums and images highlighting the wonderful places, animals, and people in the Great Lakes. Our talented photographers’ work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, textbooks, and countless PowerPoint presentations around the Great Lakes region.

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Graphics and Illustrations

Need some graphics to illustrate or educate a particular Great Lakes topic? These images are free to use for educational purposes, given you credit “Michigan Sea Grant.”

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Using our images

Michigan Sea Grant releases a variety of digital photography files on a case-by-case basis for use by the media and related organizations. All photographs are copyrighted by Michigan Sea Grant.

Files are suitable for print publications or web site use. Most images are approximately 5 in. x 7 in., at 300 dpi resolution.

Michigan Sea Grant reserves the right to deny usage of any photographs in the digital library collection. Photos will only be released at Michigan Sea Grant’s discretion with the following requirements:

  • The photographer and/or Michigan Sea Grant is credited below or adjacent to the photo.
  • When space permits, please list the Michigan Sea Grant web site ( along with our organization name. For example, this could be listed on a credits page, etc.
  • All photos are for a one-time use only.
  • To request permission to use Michigan Sea Grant’s digital photography or images, email with your name, affiliation, and the images that you would like to use.