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Camera Obscura Blank Wallpaper by kremalicious Camera Obscura Blank Wallpaper by kremalicious
As requested by many of you here is the blank Wallpaper with just the rusty, grungy, Mac Pro'ish background.

This is the 1920x1200 widescreen version but you can download the whole Wallpaper package with another aspect ratio (4:3) and some versions for your iPhone from the Goodies section on my website

I created this background for my Niepce's Camera Obscura Wallpaper pack with an Aperture version [link] and an iPhoto version [link]

This custom designed background imitates the look of a metal plate like it was used in Niepces experiments although it wasn't golden To make it more Mac style I have added a stenciled dots pattern (which is a commonly used reference to the front design of the MacPro).

Nicephore Niepce made it first possible to preserve an image taken with a camera obscura in 1826 or 1827 by using a special mixture of bitumen on a glass or metal plate, naming it Heliography. This first photograph "View from the Window at Le Gras" is the one you can see in the iPhoto icon contained in these wallpapers. The third icon is the folder icon i have created for this wallpaper pack.

If you're interested in the story behind these icons feel free to read my blog article about the History of the First Photograph:

This wallpaper is free for your personal and non-commercial use. All other usage of this copyrighted material require my written permission.
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GkSudo Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2009
simply beautiful!
hiro2satu Featured By Owner May 18, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
very nice
miscbeep Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome, can you make a version without your text in bottom right corner ? I want to use as a wallpaper, I just want it clean, if you could do 1680 x 1050 resolution ? Thank you, very cool peace of wall :)
kremalicious Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
Hi AreoX, this sounds like a commercial use, right? If that's the case we should talk via mail. [link]
AreoX Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008
is it okay if I use this as a background for a corporate design I'm working on?
Nevezen Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2008
Nice wall :)
OtisBee Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2008  Hobbyist Interface Designer
i know exactly why i selected this for my [link]
very realistic and crisp.
great job!

keep it up. ;)
kmkl Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2008  Student
looks like its tiled...
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