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Title: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: Martin [Admin] on May 29, 2009, 05:01:36 PM
These are my two favourites!


(http://www.postimage.org/Pq15HmkA.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Pq15HmkA)



(http://www.postimage.org/aVOdWz9.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aVOdWz9)
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Post by: boatmadman on May 29, 2009, 05:03:41 PM
My current fave:

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Post by: Roger in France on May 29, 2009, 05:09:20 PM
Boatmadman,

That is SUPERB! Wish I had it.

Roger in France
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Post by: Proteus on May 29, 2009, 05:23:57 PM
Hear is mine.you can see who I dont support

Proteus
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Post by: dougal99 on May 29, 2009, 05:27:04 PM
'Schwartz see' taken on holiday a couple of years ago.
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Post by: Proteus on May 29, 2009, 05:31:10 PM
and this allways makes me smile for some reason

 Proteus
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Post by: DickyD on May 29, 2009, 05:47:24 PM
I have two.

(http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p8/DickyD_photos/DSCF1998.jpg)

and this is the other one.

(http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p8/DickyD_photos/DSCF0028_edited.jpg)
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Post by: DavieTait on May 29, 2009, 06:28:32 PM
I go between a few some I took myself and one Ian Leask in Shetland took


(http://www.postimage.org/aVOEHJJ.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aVOEHJJ)
^^ Fraserburgh harbour
(http://www.postimage.org/Pq16m0mS.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Pq16m0mS)
^^ Ian's photo of the Voyager K N905 at Lerwick
(http://www.postimage.org/aVOGyYr.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aVOGyYr)
^^ Feeding the local Seal at Fraserburgh Harbour Shiplift
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Post by: Ron1 on May 29, 2009, 06:33:00 PM
This is mine. ;) ;)
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Post by: Bryan Young on May 29, 2009, 06:38:09 PM
This is mine. ;) ;)
That one gets my vote!. Not often is a sea painted so well. Any story attached to it? BY.
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Post by: Umi_Ryuzuki on May 29, 2009, 06:39:18 PM
 :D
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Post by: mick on May 29, 2009, 06:43:19 PM
Here is mine....mick
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Post by: kiwi on May 29, 2009, 07:37:45 PM
heres mine :)
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Post by: Colin Bishop on May 29, 2009, 08:13:48 PM
Here's mine!

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Post by: Marks Model Bits on May 29, 2009, 08:37:27 PM
Well mine has nothing to do with boats........
As some of you most probably know I play upright bass and bass guitar  (badly)


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Post by: Colin Bishop on May 29, 2009, 08:39:42 PM
Well Mark, maybe your playing isn't so hot but you sure look good.....
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Post by: dougal99 on May 29, 2009, 08:51:18 PM
Here's a few that are on my maybe list taken on holiday - Wyoming and Colorado - last year
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Post by: chingdevil on May 29, 2009, 09:15:41 PM
My main three

(http://www.postimage.org/Pq17fKKA.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Pq17fKKA)

(http://www.postimage.org/Pq17gv8i.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Pq17gv8i)

(http://www.postimage.org/aVPt5n9.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aVPt5n9)
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Post by: Colin Bishop on May 29, 2009, 09:18:39 PM
Looks like the last thing you'll ever see Brian.... :}
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Post by: chingdevil on May 29, 2009, 09:23:13 PM
Colin
I did not take it I brought it from a photographer who has quite a few images on the XH558 web site.
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Post by: catengineman on May 29, 2009, 09:52:23 PM
I have my 3 Grandchildren, Kirsty, Carley and Jay I asked them first if I could post their picture and they said

NO! I respect that

R,
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Post by: andygh on May 29, 2009, 09:57:44 PM
I go along with that, I wouldn't post a photo of my Grandson on a public forum, he is a right cutie though, just like his Gramps  ok2
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Post by: Ron1 on May 29, 2009, 10:47:48 PM
This is mine. ;) ;)
That one gets my vote!. Not often is a sea painted so well. Any story attached to it? BY.



I found it on a American painters web site. I think the painting was about $5000.  ;) ;)


Its the canadian tug Foundation Franklin, its called,  On Position
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Post by: Brian Roberts on May 29, 2009, 10:59:58 PM
If you've got it, flaunt it!!!
Brian
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Post by: RickF on May 29, 2009, 11:36:33 PM
Mine has nothing to do with boats - just one of my favourite places in my favourite country......

Rick
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Post by: portside II on May 29, 2009, 11:47:56 PM
here's mine
(http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u176/darran77/Goole%20docks/2005_0103docks20001.jpg)
its also on google  :-)
daz
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Post by: toesupwa on May 30, 2009, 12:11:42 AM
Here is mine...  :embarrassed:
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Post by: andyn on May 30, 2009, 12:34:06 AM
I do love how in the bottom right of that pic Norton Protection Centre is the Recycle Bin symbol, perfectly fitting...
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Post by: oldiron on May 30, 2009, 04:13:06 AM
My current wall paer is the RMS Segwun.
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Post by: Peter Fitness on May 30, 2009, 06:47:04 AM
Toes, you need a few more icons on your desktop, there's still some room left  O0   {-)

Peter.
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Post by: Seaspray on May 30, 2009, 06:50:03 AM
Heres mine ,the misses is in to Disney
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Post by: Peterm on May 30, 2009, 08:32:55 AM
RickF,  We have one just like that in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.   Pete M
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Post by: malcolmfrary on May 30, 2009, 04:25:17 PM

(http://www.postimage.org/Pq1becTi.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Pq1becTi)
Boats are in there somewhere, must go back for another try........
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Post by: RickF on May 30, 2009, 04:49:57 PM
Really, Pete, but have you got one of these? The world most luxurious Model Boat Club club-house (Desktop on another "user")

Rick
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Post by: craftysod on May 30, 2009, 04:51:37 PM
My present one

(http://www.postimage.org/Pq1blWh9.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/)
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Post by: gribeauval on May 30, 2009, 05:30:34 PM
As I do a lot of digital photography, as well as building lifeboats!!, mine is a boring 20% grey as the screen is also calibrated to match my printers.
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Post by: Peterm on May 30, 2009, 06:41:52 PM
Rick, `fraid not!   Pete M
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Post by: jonny shoreboy on May 30, 2009, 07:52:35 PM
Here's mine. Raglan New Zealand. My favourite place to surf... ok2

(http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d60/Jonny_shoreboy/raglineup1024x768.jpg)
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Post by: FullLeatherJacket on May 30, 2009, 09:39:52 PM
(http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u136/131251milbs/swordsman2402.jpg)

One day I'll build a 12"/1' version..................
FLJ
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Post by: Peter Fitness on May 31, 2009, 01:03:17 AM
Here's my current one.

Peter.
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Post by: Peter Fitness on May 31, 2009, 01:08:54 AM
And another one I sometimes use, taken from our veranda in January this year - our summer.

Peter.
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Post by: Richie on May 31, 2009, 08:13:20 AM

Mary Anne Hepworth - ex Whitby Lifeboat

Richie
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Post by: warspite on May 31, 2009, 12:13:41 PM

Mary Anne Hepworth - ex Whitby Lifeboat

Richie

and our usual summer  :D
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Post by: barriew on May 31, 2009, 05:14:34 PM
Currently its a not very good one of Uluru, taken by me, but shortly to change to one of the photos I took at Thaxted Morris Weekend yesterday - probably this one - and as I  told Bluewotsit -  no I don't dance :}

Barrie
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Post by: gondolier88 on June 01, 2009, 08:13:24 PM
Hi,

Here's a couple of my favourites-

1- Yacht bendiong to the wind on Coniston Water
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Post by: Garabaldy on June 01, 2009, 09:57:14 PM
heres mine.  Has been ever since it was taken about a year ago.

Aberdeen harbour and city in the distance.
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Post by: Max Power on June 02, 2009, 07:54:47 PM
Mine is changed every month. My other interest is Aeroplanes and I use the EAA web site desktop calender http://www.eaa.org/wallpaper/
Have a look at it if you have any interest in full size aircraft.
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Post by: jonny shoreboy on June 02, 2009, 08:13:44 PM
Mine is changed every month. My other interest is Aeroplanes and I use the EAA web site desktop calender http://www.eaa.org/wallpaper/
Have a look at it if you have any interest in full size aircraft.

Wow! What a cool place! Sooo many planes! Thanks for the link mate. :-))
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Post by: meechingman on June 02, 2009, 08:21:22 PM
Photo I took of our then new ferry Cote d'Albatre when she first arrive a couple of years ago. Can't beat evening or early morning light!

(http://i30.photobucket.com/albums/c334/andygilbert/cote41.jpg)
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Post by: andyn on June 02, 2009, 09:30:28 PM
Mines changed again, I know it's not to your tastes but it made me smile...

(http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll184/andyn_01/Untitled-2.jpg)
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Post by: OMK on June 19, 2009, 06:47:22 AM

(http://img32.imageshack.us/img32/2458/75623380.th.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aVUUarA)
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Post by: dreadnought72 on June 19, 2009, 09:07:19 AM
Here's mine:

(http://personal.strath.ac.uk/andrew.goddard/background.jpg)

It's a 300-degree panorama of a wee cottage in the Cairngorms where my wife and I had our (cold but beautiful) Autumnal honeymoon back in '05. Aww!

Andy
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Post by: Ghost in the shell on June 20, 2009, 11:29:43 PM
here's mine, Nord Icelandia at Rugeley lake
(http://img199.imageshack.us/img199/238/60815913.th.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Pq1estPS)
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Post by: gingyer on June 20, 2009, 11:36:32 PM
here is the one I have

(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg282/gingyer/harrier_02_1280.jpg)

got it from the RAF website some nice pics there
my work one is this from the same place

(http://i251.photobucket.com/albums/gg282/gingyer/nimrod_04_1280.jpg)
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Post by: subs1 on June 20, 2009, 11:46:09 PM
And mine in New Zealand . It's one of the Steel and Chapman R/C sailing ships available as a kit.
Malcolm  NZ
(http://img5.imageshack.us/img5/6210/73570895.th.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=Pq1ewtLi)
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Post by: boatmadman on June 21, 2009, 08:29:20 AM
After a visit to the Isle of Man, my desk top has changed to this one off Peel.

oops, first pic was a mistake, perhaps Mr Moderator will remove it?

Ian

No problem BB
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Post by: oldiron on June 21, 2009, 10:39:43 AM
After a visit to the Isle of Man, my desk top has changed to this one off Peel.

Ian

Very nice!

John
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Post by: das boot on June 21, 2009, 11:40:51 AM
Mine...


(http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/7839/67409092.th.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aV14Sxs9)



Rich
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Post by: Mark47 on June 21, 2009, 11:54:18 AM
What ever ship I'm building at the time.

If I'm not building, then it's a pic of one of my Discus.

Mark
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Post by: Bowwave on June 21, 2009, 05:08:36 PM
I guess the image reflects my mood at the time,    I've had this one up for 4 weeks.
(http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff272/Turrets1/IMG_2612.jpg)
Bowwave
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Post by: andyn on June 21, 2009, 09:34:42 PM
Had a bit of wind have we Bowwave? ;) {-)
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Post by: Ron1 on June 21, 2009, 10:18:29 PM
Mine...


(http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/7839/67409092.th.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aV14Sxs9)



Rich


is this better.
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Post by: boatmadman on June 21, 2009, 10:31:33 PM
Looks like something from a Yes album, Rich.
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Post by: Colin Bishop on June 21, 2009, 10:43:28 PM
Definitely a Roger Dean Topographic Ocean type illustration I think. I did like those album covers from the 70's.

Regarding "Yes", Rick Wakeman's son Oliver is now a member of the resurrected Strawbs and a real keyboard virtuoso like his Dad. We saw him in action a few weeks back.

http://www.strawbsweb.co.uk/

Colin
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Post by: Bowwave on June 21, 2009, 10:54:28 PM
Had a bit of wind have we Bowwave? ;) {-)
WIND  you should know they don't put these wind things were the wind blows that's being practical  >:-o oops  down wind three greens .  :embarrassed:
Bowwave
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Post by: Bartapuss on June 21, 2009, 11:20:26 PM
Mine's a wall painted yellow.
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Post by: das boot on June 22, 2009, 04:22:12 AM
Looks like something from a Yes album, Rich.

Inside covers from 'Yessongs', the live triple album...artwork by Roger Dean!!!

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Post by: das boot on June 22, 2009, 04:23:57 AM
Mine...


(http://img38.imageshack.us/img38/7839/67409092.th.jpg) (http://www.postimage.org/image.php?v=aV14Sxs9)



Rich


is this better.

Much, thanks Ron...



Rich
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Post by: RantandRave on February 03, 2011, 08:52:45 AM
Orion nebular
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Post by: DickyD on February 03, 2011, 09:30:09 AM
Mine.

(http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p8/DickyD_photos/DSCF3021-Copy.jpg)
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Post by: grasshopper on February 03, 2011, 09:34:42 AM
This is my current one - and has been for a while...too idle to change it, taken on holiday in Tenerife some years back.

(http://s2.postimage.org/1gexdamec/DSC_0540.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/1gexdamec/)
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Post by: chingdevil on February 03, 2011, 10:42:34 AM
This is on my home PC taken at Taronga Zoo 2005, at work I have an image of Uluru also taken in 2005.

Brian
 

(http://s3.postimage.org/28m0ev01w/IMGP2390_1280_x_960.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/28m0ev01w/)
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Post by: Roadrunner on February 03, 2011, 12:40:18 PM
These are mine. (win 7 allows rotating wallpapers)
 

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Post by: Roadrunner on February 03, 2011, 12:41:43 PM
next on the rotation
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Post by: Roadrunner on February 03, 2011, 12:43:18 PM
I put this one on when im in a bad mood ( which is a lot recently!)

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Post by: explorer750 on February 03, 2011, 02:48:01 PM
Heres mine.

Standing stones in Cornwall.


(http://s4.postimage.org/2n5v09lk4/IMGP3895_copy.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/2n5v09lk4/)
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Post by: wbeedie on February 03, 2011, 02:50:46 PM
(http://www.shipsnostalgia.com/gallery/data/522/medium/IMG_01852.jpg) one I took of a sunset while out on the wee minch
and one of my two yougest in the garden last year are the two I switch between
(http://s3.postimage.org/2a99u4p38/IMG_1255.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/2a99u4p38/)
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Post by: LarryW on February 03, 2011, 03:30:24 PM

(http://s1.postimage.org/i49oay10/2010_03_21_cheltenham_and_john_king_192.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/i49oay10/)
hi there mine is  ok2, JOHN KING TUG my first scratch build, comment from bristol museum about model ..... its better than real thing.........  Larry ok2
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Post by: essex2visuvesi on February 03, 2011, 04:31:40 PM
Taken at Colchester Zoo summer 2010
Sadly he is no longer with us :(
(http://i532.photobucket.com/albums/ee322/Essex2Visuvesi/DSCF0396.jpg)
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Post by: LarryW on February 03, 2011, 05:27:56 PM

(http://s1.postimage.org/jdfdl3gk/grand_princess_3_2010_0314.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/jdfdl3gk/)
on lap top
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Post by: Mr Andy on February 03, 2011, 06:02:14 PM
This is the one on the lap top at the moment.


(http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q311/Mr-Tomcat/Sheba.jpg)

Andy.  :-)
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Post by: Netleyned on February 03, 2011, 06:15:55 PM
Name that Ship  %% %%

Ned
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Post by: Mr Andy on February 03, 2011, 06:48:15 PM
HMS Echo, but I cheated.

Andy.  :-)
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Post by: stew49 on February 03, 2011, 10:40:23 PM
here is mine,
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Post by: Dave13 on February 04, 2011, 10:13:56 AM
Hi all this is one of mine!!
(http://s2.postimage.org/1opj6ig9w/H_M_C_S_Snowberry.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/1opj6ig9w/)
Well the one I'm useing this week :-)
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Post by: adam_goodin on February 06, 2011, 09:33:09 PM
Hi Guy's, Here's my Desktop Picture..... Vos Discovery

(http://i852.photobucket.com/albums/ab88/adamgoodin/VosDiscovery2.jpg)

 :-)) 8)
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Post by: fatcat123 on February 06, 2011, 09:47:37 PM
Heres mine at the minute:

Its a screenshot of a 'megamix cd' ive been working on for many hours. 80 tracks squeezed into 2 hours nonestop, all perfectly beatmatched. It was done as a technical exercise as i mess around with sound editing quite a lot.
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Post by: dougal99 on February 07, 2011, 01:54:40 PM
I hope it sound better than it looks  {-)
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Post by: fatcat123 on February 07, 2011, 02:21:42 PM
It does,  :-))

It looks messy i admit. The red lines are called automation lines which control volume, bass treble etc or any other parameters.
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Post by: Lord Bungle on February 07, 2011, 02:29:41 PM
I have this I took it at Battersea Park Zoo a couple of years ago
(http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y226/lordbungle/captnpeacock.jpg)
Called it Captain Peacock after are you being served  {-)
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Post by: El Neave on February 08, 2011, 11:17:38 AM

(http://s1.postimage.org/23r5zbu84/PICT0035.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/23r5zbu84/)
Here's mine.  HMS Campbelltown 1/96 on St Germain-en-Laye's municipal pond, a credible imitation to
the Sargasso Sea, highly biological!

El Neave.
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Post by: Tombsy on February 08, 2011, 06:25:50 PM
Still using my avatar boat just can't wait to burn some nitro but I had a couple F1 pics for awhile.

(http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y126/Pescador58/Misc/th_Desktop.jpg) (http://s4.photobucket.com/albums/y126/Pescador58/Misc/?action=view&current=Desktop.jpg)

(http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y126/Pescador58/Misc/th_mclaren-mp4-22-2-1280.jpg) (http://s4.photobucket.com/albums/y126/Pescador58/Misc/?action=view&current=mclaren-mp4-22-2-1280.jpg)


This guy has some really nice pictures check out the hydroplane and aircraft shots.
http://jimclark.smugmug.com/ (http://jimclark.smugmug.com/)


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Post by: Bee on February 10, 2011, 12:53:27 AM
Sore point. Our Company internal communications are largely designed to appeal to 12yr olds. The latest has been accompanied by inflicting us with a cartoon rocket picture on our laptops. Looks really professional when making a presentation to foreign businessmen.
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Post by: Patternmaker on February 10, 2011, 10:55:49 AM
Here's mine to remind me why I have an enormous gas bill.
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Post by: matphoto on February 10, 2011, 12:35:45 PM
Here is my desktop..

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Post by: cbr900 on February 10, 2011, 02:14:30 PM
This is mine have been using it for a few years now.........
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Post by: Martin [Admin] on February 10, 2011, 04:58:52 PM
Is that Charlestown, Conwall?

Here is my desktop..
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Post by: Netleyned on February 10, 2011, 05:19:42 PM
Don't think so
Is it in Fife?
Ned
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Post by: davidm1945 on February 10, 2011, 05:21:59 PM
Don't think so

Ned

Oi do think it is, my 'andsom!  Charlestown, Cornwall's china clay port.
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Post by: Martin [Admin] on February 10, 2011, 05:33:45 PM

This picture must have been taken from the same spot!

http://www.welcome-to-cornwall.com/StAustell.html (http://www.welcome-to-cornwall.com/StAustell.html)
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Post by: matphoto on February 10, 2011, 07:14:01 PM
Yes it is Charlestown.  {-) {-) {-)

Martin, similar spot, very popular.   %% %% %%
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Post by: Double D on February 10, 2011, 07:50:06 PM

Porthdinllaen lifeboat station, North Wales

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Post by: RaaArtyGunner on February 10, 2011, 08:29:12 PM
 :o :o :o :o
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Post by: sailor1 on February 11, 2011, 08:32:35 AM

(http://s3.postimage.org/1gidpz138/H_M_A_S_HUON_In_Bound_into_Newcastle.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/1gidpz138/)
 This is my desktop background as I took the photo as they entered the Hunter River NSW Australia,
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Post by: Dave13 on February 11, 2011, 09:38:05 AM
quote author=Audie link=topic=17142.msg284248#msg284248 date=1297367406]
Porthdinllaen lifeboat station, North Wales


[/quote]

I love this one!!!!! :-) :-)[
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Post by: Jimmy James on February 11, 2011, 10:22:17 PM

(http://s1.postimage.org/33hltnav8/Drifting_match.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/33hltnav8/)

(http://s1.postimage.org/33i5o3gsk/Freebooter3.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/33i5o3gsk/)

I change mine every 2 or 3 weeks these are the last two
Jimmy
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: Martin [Admin] on September 29, 2012, 12:20:07 AM
 
Little Miss Mayhem took some interesting photos in Paris.


(http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q168/MBmayhem/France3.jpg)

(http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q168/MBmayhem/France1.jpg)

(http://i136.photobucket.com/albums/q168/MBmayhem/France2.jpg)

Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: RAAArtyGunner on September 29, 2012, 01:35:31 AM
And the winner is


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Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: steam up on September 29, 2012, 09:53:30 AM
Last weeks trip out :-))
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: bikerdude999 on September 29, 2012, 02:11:24 PM
This has been my desktop for about 2 years now....


(http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff42/bikerdude666/Screenshot2012-09-29at140921.png)
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: deadbeat on September 29, 2012, 02:13:42 PM
Two of my regular wallpapers


(http://s7.postimage.org/p726a5xtj/0868905.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/p726a5xtj/)

(http://s12.postimage.org/5cwz4bvpl/carrier.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/5cwz4bvpl/)
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: Big Ada on September 29, 2012, 07:59:06 PM

(http://s7.postimage.org/5ysnyuf07/100_0017.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/5ysnyuf07/)

Went to the Peterborough Kite Festival from Kent and this said it all.

Len.
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: Andyn on September 29, 2012, 08:11:00 PM
 :-)

(http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll184/andyn_01/ScreenShot2012-09-29at200906.png)
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: tugnut on September 29, 2012, 08:54:35 PM
this is mine
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: Neil on September 29, 2012, 11:31:02 PM
My daughter chooses all of mine..last week it was her heartthrob from CSI Miami..Horatio Cain ( david carruso)..this week its her other fetish......calmac ferries.

I dispair at times, %% %% %% %% %%
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: Neil on September 29, 2012, 11:46:00 PM
this is mine

tugnut, could I ask you, what was the little sailing model in the distance behind the Tamar lifeboat..........would you have any photos of her, as my new lifeboat is to be donned with a dipping lug sail similar to that.......cheers, neil.
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: trawlerman on September 30, 2012, 11:32:26 AM
Here,s my current one
(http://s10.postimage.org/qe69nolwl/navena_2_003.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/qe69nolwl/)
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: Spook on October 02, 2012, 02:23:20 AM
Whitmore Bay - Barry Island. 3 Sunsets.


(http://s11.postimage.org/50aygdu67/DSC01161.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/50aygdu67/)
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: TailUK on October 02, 2012, 09:22:34 AM
I alternate between these two.
(http://s13.postimage.org/jezw11rcz/6457_4467.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/jezw11rcz/)


(http://s10.postimage.org/n02u2q4x1/DSCN6926.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/n02u2q4x1/)
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: essex2visuvesi on October 02, 2012, 09:57:06 AM
This is Mine
(http://i532.photobucket.com/albums/ee322/Essex2Visuvesi/DSCF0904.jpg)

Taken at Jämijärvi airshow 2011

I think someone was having a laugh with the call sign tho  :o
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: Netleyned on October 02, 2012, 12:20:34 PM
Just to remind me we do have calm days  {-) {-)

Ned
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: grendel on October 02, 2012, 05:55:24 PM
here's mine, a photo I took in 2008, from my other hobby of Astronomy.
Grendel
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: baloo on October 02, 2012, 06:11:46 PM
PADSTOW LIFEBOAT STATION
(http://s15.postimage.org/3n6cb1x6v/CNV00001.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/3n6cb1x6v/)

(http://s15.postimage.org/shpu54i13/CNV00002.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/shpu54i13/)

(http://s15.postimage.org/qtqoqh45j/CNV00003.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/qtqoqh45j/)

(http://s15.postimage.org/4x45q3qyv/CNV00004.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/4x45q3qyv/)

(http://s15.postimage.org/cedd5bghz/CNV00006.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/cedd5bghz/)

(http://s15.postimage.org/s2j5pulhj/CNV00008.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/s2j5pulhj/)

(http://s15.postimage.org/a100s1rgn/CNV00009.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/a100s1rgn/)
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: U-33 on October 03, 2012, 05:11:56 PM
Thought I'd have a change...

(photo taken by Mr Robert Marks onboard U-534 at Birkenhead)
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: Big Ada on October 03, 2012, 06:12:29 PM
tugnut, could I ask you, what was the little sailing model in the distance behind the Tamar lifeboat..........would you have any photos of her, as my new lifeboat is to be donned with a dipping lug sail similar to that.......cheers, neil.

I think it was a Thames Sailing Barge.

Len.
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: subs1 on October 03, 2012, 08:10:04 PM
And mine is Avatar , in which the scenes periodically change
Malcolm  NZ
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: colin on October 04, 2012, 06:47:06 AM
And mine is
(http://s16.postimage.org/sxddisk5d/DSCF0430.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/sxddisk5d/)


Colin
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: Artistmike on October 04, 2012, 08:46:54 AM
I'm tending to rotate a few lately but currently I'm using a watch based photo collage I created and also a painting of one of my favourite local spots...

(http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8035/8052947528_b060099d4b_b.jpg)

(http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8036/8052947822_24f905732a_b.jpg)
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: wizard on October 05, 2012, 10:40:05 AM

(http://s11.postimage.org/4rhnj041b/Zoo_tiger_1.jpg) (http://postimage.org/image/4rhnj041b/)
This is one of my desktops because I like tigers and I built his habitat for him.
Wizard
Title: Re: Desktop backgrounds.... what's yours?
Post by: Artistmike on October 05, 2012, 10:48:19 AM
This is one of my desktops because I like tigers and I built his habitat for him.
Wizard

How many model boaters does he eat a week? .......... {:-{