BGS photographic unit

BGS Staff at work in design and reprographic The BGS photographic unit, established in 1891, is based at Keyworth and Edinburgh, provides a complete in-house professional photographic and laboratory service for internal and external customers.

British Institute of Professional Photographers (BIPP) accredited, the unit offers a wide range of services:

  • high quality studio and location photography
  • high magnification and UV photography
  • Powerpoint slide production
  • scanning, image manipulation and digital output
  • facilities for video capture and editing

As one of our primary functions we maintain and manage the GeoScenic photo archive, which totals more than 100 000 images dating back to 1891. The images you will see on our pages are selected from the GeoScenic photo archive and are intended to give just a brief glimpse into the diverse range of images available.

Contact details:

James Rayner
British Geological Survey
Environmental Science Centre
Nottingham NG12 5GG
Phone : 0115 936 3351
Fergus MacTaggart
British Geological Survey
Lyell Centre
Research Avenue South
EH14 4AP
Phone : 0131 667 1000