The use of photos adds significant value to the Sametime Business Cards. Although it can take some additional configuration (especially with an LDAP environment), it should be considered a key part of your Sametime deployment.
The easiest method for deployment is to use a custom Notes application with a form that can store both a photo of the user and a field to use as your key to join dual repositories.
The advantage of using a Notes application is that no change needs to be made to your LDAP schema and no third-party tool needs to be used to upload photos.
If you are using a Domino Directory or Domino LDAP for authentication, you may be considering adding the photos to the Domino
names.nsf database. For most Sametime ...