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question, where to find widescreen wallpapers?

Discussion in 'Computers' started by Ryan L. Bisasky, Jun 18, 2006.

  1. Ryan L. Bisasky

    Ryan L. Bisasky Second Unit

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    I just purchased a new laptop. its got a 15.4'' widescreen display. Now i went to google and found a wallpaper that i liked, but it turns out that because of my monitor, its stretched (its jessica alba bikini pic from "Into the Blue"), so are there any sites that have wider walls? (and it doesn't have to be a babe pic)
     
  2. Jimi C

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    Why not just crop the image in photoshop or a similar program and make it wide?
     
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    This has alot of options for sizes. Some of the material is NSFW, but there's a good selection of just celebrity images too.

    http://www.sexydesktop.co.uk/
     
  5. MarkHastings

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    Use "Center" instead of stretch. It won't fill the screen, but at least it will be OAR.
     
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    I found a nifty wallpaper utility that was designed to rotate wallpaper. One of the options is fill and crop, which works well on widescreen notebooks.

    Wallpaper master
     
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    If you like space type art:
    http://gallery.artofgregmartin.com/

    Not all wallpapers are widescreen, but there's a some that have 1920x1200 resolution, others are widescreen but with letterboxing that can be cropped.

    I love his artwork and have been grabbing wallpapers from him for years.
     
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    I get my widescreen desktop images from Digital Bblasphemy. They also have images to be displayed across several monitors.

    http://digitalblasphemy.com/
     
  12. MarkHastings

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    Digital Blasphemy is great, but you have to pay for the higher resolutions.

    The same goes for Cognitive Distortion
     
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    Fans of Zhang Ziyi and in particular her retro beauty in "2046" can find some nice widescreen production stills under "Promotional Images." The upper and lower right images are especially nice on a 20" widescreen display. The other pages with her films also have higher res images that should suit a 16:10 display.

    http://www.helloziyi.us/Movies/2046.htm
     
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    Vivek,

    Very interesting wallpapers, though it looks like the functionality
    on them is geared towards home security which I do not have.

    ...but here's my question

    Are these interactive wallpapers that come with channel guides
    or weather feeds, etc?

    I should go check out that homepage you listed. Will do so now.
     
  15. Tekara

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    For interactive wallpapers you could use the active desktop and set it to a website of choice. Either something like Yahoo's personal homepage or you could even make your own.
     
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    For a really broad search, try using google with the terms "wallpaper" and whatever the numbers are for the resolution you're looking for. For example, if your screen is 1280x800, do "wallpaper 1280 800" or if it's 1440x900 "wallpaper 1440 900". You'll get hits that then will correspond with the exact resolution of your screen.
     
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    Digital Blasphemy now offers free 1920 x 1200 widescreen wallpapers. Can't really compete with Milla in her undies though.
     

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