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I double dare you!!!

posted under by Pinheiro | Edit This

Yes this is a challenge, you know those extra nice pictures you took last time you went on a photo conquest that looks so sweet as your wallpaper? yes?
Well then please share them will the entire world in the great KDE 4.0 Wallpaper Contest.
So the rules are simple, free open source photos LGPL, or similar big sizes ones 1900x1220 almost a minimum required , different aspect ratios is a bonus, and... well the rest is in http://pd.ruphy.org/
were you can upload and get all the info you need commits close in 20/8 00:00 GMT. The Juries are me, David and Ken to act as president.
So take your best shot, give us your best and good luck.


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tbscope said...

Not sure if this is a good idea but http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picture_of_the_day contains lots of very nice pictures.

shamaz said...

@tbscope : thank you for this link :)
indeed there are great candidate for wallpapers there. For example :

@Pinheiro: I noticed that the rules of the contest don't force you to be the author. Is this intended ? Is it ok if somebody send some wallpapers under Creative Commons, found on flickr ?

This contest is a great idea, I think there should be an story on the "dot" about this :)

pinheiro said...

shamaz yes you dont have to be the actual creator of the image, but expressed aproval from the artist is required.
so creativecomons is agood satrting point but we do require the artist to be aware of this utilization and what it meens..

Anonymous said...

Despite this nice idea of a contest, I really would love to see the wallpaper of the green meadow/with blue sky that can be seen on the "form-factors" screencast where the analog clock is introduced! I have not seen a better wallpaper in the last month!

Anonymous said...

Yes, I agree with the Anonymous above... That wallpaper of the green meadow and the blue clouded sky is amazing and its my wallpaper right now!

The contrast of the two colors is very pleasing to the eye and seems calming. I like it!! Oh well, even if its not the kde4 default, it will be my default!

Eric Florenzano said...

Is there a place where we can see the entries that people have posted? Or is it a blind submission?

Anonymous said...

Really good!
Now let's digg the wallpaper contest!!!


Anonymous said...

@second anonymous: is there a link where you can get this green/blue wallpaper? I would love to use it too!! thx!

Anonymous said...

Here is the green blue wallpaper, called "StormBlue":

Anonymous said...

yeah give us big beautiful panoramic landscapes! :D

kde4 is going to rock!

Anonymous said...

I will give you my opinion in your wallpapers.

First of all, I'm a fan of blue and I think blue is calm comparing to green or other colors.

I don't like this, I don't like the eddy, the contrast is not bad but is not calm and is not the style I would use for a wallpaper.

This one looks more calm but I don't like it much, it gives me a hot sensation for some reason and I don't like hot.

I definitely like this one and I would like to use it as a wallpaper, I like the blue and I love the contrast but I find a bit dirty compared to the other one, I prefer the clean one, not bad thought, I love the colors on this one!

I like the colors and contrast but I'm not a fan of green, I find it a bit odd too.

I love this one, it's very clean and I love the colors, contrast and everything in this picture, I think it's my favorite.

Too much contrast I think, I won't use this for my wallpaper, but I think green wallpapers combine well with black objects and windows on top of it.

This is blue, but I don't like this one.

I hope you will take my comment as feedback, nice work thought!

Keep up the good work!

Anonymous said...

I don't like this one, is too colorful and unprofessional for some reason.

I prefer wallpapers like this one.

I'm also fan of dark but not exaggeratedly dark but good contrast and tones of blue and black wallpapers.

I like this one, it looks clean and peaceful to my eye, wallpapers like this would be nice for people that likes peaceful wallpapers, I also see it would be nice to have black applets and windows on top of it, it would combine nicely and it will make good contrast.

Anonymous said...

I'm not a fan of daily wallpapers thought.

Anonymous said...

So here is what I like


it looks fine, but not awesome

ugly as hell

Anonymous said...

I think daylight wallpapers like that one with high black contrast applets looks cool

Fabien said...

just wanted to show this wallpaper (available in 1920x1200 and smaller res.)

Anonymous said...

I like this one:

Anonymous said...

I would love to see that grass wallpaper, it's beautiful, but it isn't on images T_T

Napy84 said...

excuse me, but the first photo (the leaf) is a default wallpaper of mac os x tiger.

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