I've talked with Anthony about this a little bit... We need to share photo content better. So, there should definitely be photo archives, and they should probably be in the same location as the Art Collections (except they will not be made public). However, before this happens, there are some details to be ironed out. The goal will be to have one collection (such as "Media Group Images") hold many groups of photos... this way we wont have an out-of-control list of "collections." How about the following:
check out this MIT entity: http://smg.media.mit.edu/people.html
they look like an interesting bunch of people, even if they only focus on one aspect of the online world. i like the "webbed footnotes" project.
somewhat related to this subject--i think the existence of groups just like this one suggest a course of action for our tech development: open sourcing the code...
fyi: the design group is preparing for a summer exhibition (may 30 - july 29) in the m.w.offit gallery. this exhibition will feature heritage high school students' work in a computer art class run by hugo ortega. the exhibition is special for a few reasons...