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Hi Hal.

I have used Hemera's photo collections on DVD in the past, but they have
moved out of that market and into online (and more expensive, I think)
photo libraries. One problem with these 'professional' collections,
though, is that often the images are *too* attractive. I had a whole
room of make developers designing for a particular persona with their
motivation being that they wanted to date her<g>. This may be one way of
getting empathy into the process, but I am not sure it is the best
approach!

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hal Shubin [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: 10 April 2008 17:10
> To: CHI Web
> Subject: Photos for personas
> 
> I use Flickr to find photos for personas. They have a category of
> images licensed under "Creative Commons," which give varying levels
> of permission for re-use.
> 
> Flickr's not really set up for serious searching, and I have problems
> finding good pictures that I can use. Does anyone have another source?
> 
> If you want to send sources to me, I'll summarize; if you want to
> discuss, post to the group.
> 
> thanks				-- hs
> 
> . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
> Hal Shubin
> Interaction Design, Inc.
> 617 489 6595
> www.user.com
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