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crowd sourcing my avatar selection

Posted by Ms. Herr on 05.10.2008

The soft edits of my shoot are up! šŸ™‚

The purpose of my shoot was a social media avatar to serve as a visual thread throughout my increasing engagement of online activities and communities. In the true spirit of social media, I want to open up selection of the final image. Consider it an experiment in crowd sourcing the expression of identity.

The soft edit set, posted to Flickr, includes 16 images in their original format. The final avatar will, of course, be cropped to create a unique square composition. But to help me get to that point, Iā€™d be flattered if you would view the set, point out your favorites, and provided critical feedback. Which one(s) most genuinely conveys my character? My aspirations? My human dimensionality? Which one embraces joy as a state of mind? Which one connects?

Photography by Tyson Crosbie.

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One Response to “crowd sourcing my avatar selection”

  1. natahlee said

    All of the pictures are beautiful: you as the subject and Tyson’s photography. It will be hard to narrow selection down.

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