How to Cite a Picture

APA Style Citation for Pictures

 

Option 1: Citation as part of caption

Picture of crocodile.
Fig. 1. Crocodile. Source: Everglades NPS, 2005,  R. Cammauf. Retrieved on 2015, October 23 from https://www.flickr.com/ (CC Public Domain Mark 1.0.)

Option 2: Citation placed in References Page

Picture of crocodile.
Fig. 1. Crocodile.

References:

Crocodile [Image] (2005). Everglades NPS. R. Cammauf. Retrieved on 2015, October 23 from https://www.flickr.com/ (CC Public Domain Mark 1.0.)

Writing tip: If picture is used in a presentation such as a Powerpoint Slide then you can put the citation in the notes section to avoid clutter.

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