Wallpaper: Antique Wagon Painted With Light

winter wallpaper january 2012

Wallpaper for January 2012 – Winter Scene At Night

New for 2012 starting with this month, January, Her View Photography will be posting a FREE monthly desktop wallpaper.  They will be available for download at the end of each month in the top five most popular screen resolution sizes and proportions.  Please select the one closest to your screen size and proportions for the best fit.  On a PC, right click one of the links below and then “save target as..”, on Mac, Ctrl-Click.  If it’s not quite the right shape or size you may have to choose “stretch to fit”.  If it doesn’t look quite right you may have to chose another size that’s closer, check the proportions of your screen.

Download January 2012 wallpaper below:

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If you are using a large monitor and have resolution that is larger than any of these options, please contact me and tell me what size your screen is set to.  If I get multiple requests for that, or a similar size, I will likely add it for future months.

This month’s image was taken during a recent Night Photography field trip that I did with a few of my students from my last Night Photography workshop (the next one will be in spring).  We went out to a farmer’s field, with his permission, and photographed old farm buildings and relics like this antique wagon. We used painting with light techniques that I teach in the class, using flashlights and long exposures to create this effect. I then combined four of the images in Photoshop to get light just right. You can see some of my earlier students images in a recent post.

Also New

Also new is the ability to subscribe to this site and sign up for updates, so you will get an email notice when the new wallpaper for the month is available for download.  You will also get notices of all blog posts including subjects such as:

  • quick photography tips and tricks
  • photography tutorials and techniques
  • tips on using software such as Adobe Lightroom, Photomatix, and Photoshop
  • reviews of photography related books, equipment and software
  • dates and information on upcoming photography workshops and field trips (Edmonton and area)
  • information on upcoming photography travel tours (the first one is being planned for Cuba April 2012, more info on that to come very soon)

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New – buy a print of your favourite desktop wallpaper image!

If you are enjoying your desktop image so much you can’t bear to part with it as the month ends, have no fear, we have a solution to that problem!  Prints are now available for purchase of all 2012 wallpaper images.  Buy one now or see pricing.

If you are look forward to downloading this monthly wallpaper, please use the social media links below to share with your friends and spread the word.  Thanks, much appreciated!

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Born and raised in Edmonton, Darlene has had formal training in photography at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. She enjoys portraits, fine art, and travel photography. She is a seasoned traveler having spent time in Mexico, Singapore, Malaysia, Peru, Thailand, New Zealand and Australia. Darlene loves exotic locales, exotic food and experiencing different countries directly through the local people and the cultural arts. She also enjoys helping others and is currently promoting her book Visions of Peru to raise funds for the children there.Her vision is to share her artistic talents through teaching “the art of seeing”, and to spread love and tolerance through the experience of truly connecting with and understanding people of different cultures. Darlene offers private photography lessons in Edmonton.