The Visual Information section is the eyes and ears of the North Carolina National Guard. Through Cinematography, Photography and Graphics we share the story of the Guard while preserving Soldier's and Airmen's experience for future generations.

We support you and your mission through our audio-visual expertise and services. "We have a specialized team of professionals that provide a wide variety of services for NCNG events and personnel including:

  • Command Photography,
  • Event Photography
  • Electronic News Gathering
  • Cinematography
  • Instructional Videography
  • Graphics and Design

Photo Studio

1636 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh NC 27607 in Suite 2400

The photo studio is open by appointment only on Wednesdays from 0900-1200 and 1300-1500.

To make an appointment, please visit the Visual Information Ordering Site (VIOS) to schedule a Command Photo. If the site is inaccessible please attempt using a Microsoft Edge browser. If you need to reschedule your appointment please call (984) 664-6357.

***Please note, while DA Photos are no longer required for Soldier Record Briefs, individual requests can be made for official photos for example, command photos, soldier of the year, school requirements, board photos etc...***

Passport photos are not provided through the VI Photo Studio

For additional questions contact the Visual Information Photographer: (984) 664-6357

To prepare for your photo please review the regulations on Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia and Official Army Photographs