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Have you developed a photo and/or video section of your OLLI’s website that includes candid images of OLLI members and speakers?

Posted on March 15th, 2011 by Anne Cardale, OLLI National Resource Center

Jeff Kaiser,  OLLI at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Asks OLLI:

Have you developed a photo and/or video section of your OLLI’s website that includes candid images of OLLI members and speakers? I would like to see how others are formatting their sites by visiting them; if your OLLI has such a site, please post a link in the comments section for this question. The OLLI at UNLV just started a photo/video site, and we believe we can always make it better. This is our temporary site containing candid images from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas OLLI: http://www.stylexonline.com/olli

Also, how do you manage permission to use photos or videos of members and speakers online?  Do you have a release form you are willing to share? If so, please email it to kallen@usm.maine.edu for posting on the OLLI national website.

4 Responses to “Have you developed a photo and/or video section of your OLLI’s website that includes candid images of OLLI members and speakers?”


  1. We use videos and photos for specific purposes and don’t have a separate photo/video section. We have a video of members and instructors speaking about their experiences on our home page (www.osher.utah.edu). We feel the video is more powerful than any words we can write. We shot the video with a small flip camera in my office. We had a few seed questions to get people started and they took it from there.
    We also use videos to promote classes. Every term we schedule as many instructors as we can to present a 5 - 10 minute preview of their upcoming course. We find this helps boost enrollment. Members often say they added a course because of a preview. We record these and link them directly into the individual class listing. From our home page: www.osher.utah.edu, click on the “Classes” link. This spring we have previews of several classes including: Cosmic Vistas, Current Issues, and Leonardo da Vinci.
    Other photos we use in print material are shot in a studio. We do have a photo release form that I will forward to Kyle.


  2. Thanks for responding, Cathy. May I have a copy of your “release” form please. Send it to jeff@stylexonline.com
    Thanks Cathy.
    Jeff Kaiser
    OLLI/UNLV

  3. #3 by: Jon Neidy

    We do use candid photos in our blog.


  4. Mostly, we print candid photos in our two course catalogs per year. And one photo in OLLI’s WOW segment.

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