The Louisiana Office of Tourism maintains an internal digital library with more than 3,000 still images and videos for use by media outlets. To inquire about photography or video, contact Charlie Whinham at or Barry Landry at Please include specifics in regard to

- the inquiring outlet and its readership/viewership;

- subject matter sought;

- cities, towns or geographic regions of interest; and

- preferred file format and resolution.

Outlets are asked to credit the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism for photos and/or video usage.

Here are samples of photography in the Louisiana Office of Tourism’s collection:

AlligatorCafe Des MisCharter FishingCrawfish
French Quarter Fest Gumbo rookery of herons huddie
Jackson Square Jambalaya Jazz Fest Lake Martin
Lincoln Parish Park Mardi Gras Peach Orchard Port Hudson
Rip Van Winkle