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Photography Services

Research and Teaching at the Cavendish Laboratory


Studio Photography

We are able to photograph small items in our well equipped studio.

Laboratory Photography

Photography of experiments or larger pieces equipment can be photographed in situ.

Darkroom Facilities

'Digital' is the buzz word right now, but we can still process black and white films for specialist research.

Poster Printing

We can advise you and print out large format printing on photo-quality display paper. To request a poster print, please complete the form below.

ID Photography

There about 800 people on site at any one time, with around 200 new faces each year.

Image Archive

We have photographs, capturing the history of Physics, at the Cavendish Laboratory, since before 1900.
Purchasing Images
For purchasing rights to the use of a Cavendish Image, please complete the form below and return to e-mail address photography"@"


If you wish to arrange filming at the Cavendish Laboratory, please e-mail the Departmental Administrator (departmental.administrator 'at', including details of your proposal and your Release Form.

The charge is £150 per hour or part thereof + VAT. Please give at least 4 weeks' notice for documentaries.

Where to Find Us

Photography Map

Contact Us

Submit you questions or requests to:

Postal Address:
The Photography Service,
Cavendish Laboratory,
JJ Thomson Avenue,

E-mail: photography"@"
Telephone: +44(0) 1223 337200 (Recepetion)