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Christmas and New Year ambiences? Call for photographers, artists,...

asked 2014-12-13 19:01:06 +0300

ossi1967 gravatar image

updated 2014-12-13 19:04:25 +0300

I'm pretty sure I won't be able to order a Christmas Other Half any time soon. But how about background images that make beautiful ambiences?

Are there enough creative people in this community to collect some holiday related artwork?

I'd so love to be able to change my ambience on a daily basis not only on the days before Christmas, but also for New Year's Eve. I want to have all of them: kitschy angels, drunk Santas, peaceful villages covered with snow, Christmas trees in all colors, fireworks and bottles of champagne,... and surfers from Australia. Never underestimate those surfers. :)

We all know that simply using Google's image search isn't enough for a great ambience. You need a motive that goes well with the unusual 540x1600 (is that correct?) image size. You need to have it well placed within this image so it doesn't appear cut off in any view. Finally of course, you need colors that produce readable text when thrown at Jolla's ambience algorithm.

If you think that creativity is your strength or if you have this one beautiful photo you always wished was landscape because it would make such a good wallpaper for the laptop... If you've found an already existing Jolla specific wallpaper for the season... Please share as an answer below! Link to the file or upload it to a place where others can find it as well.

Here are links I found interesting about ambiences:

How to Make Ambiance Wallpapers for Sailfish? + Bonus
in case you have a good image and only need some help about how to resize and crop it

Jolla Walls
if you want to upload and share - also as a source of inspiration

Examples of ambience packages
for those you want to fine-tune text colors and sounds used with the ambience, look at these example packages

All I want for Christmas is a great ambience. Come on, make me happy! :)

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@ossi1967: why not!? if there the toh never comes, then we could have the background at least. Do you know if it's possible to have some background with animation?

cemoi71 ( 2014-12-15 01:35:49 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-12-13 20:11:58 +0300

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updated 2014-12-13 20:19:46 +0300

This festive image produces a nice fluorescent mint green highlight.

(Image only) https://www.dropbox.com/s/tawg6wjh3msyp2c/xmas-green-highlight.png?dl=0

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Now this is a nice one. I like how its colors and clear lines make it appear like computer graphics at first... and only if yiu look closer you realize it's a real photo. (And yes, it does make a nice font color.)

ossi1967 ( 2014-12-14 00:50:00 +0300 )edit

Put it on jollawalls.com ;)

mosen ( 2014-12-14 14:29:11 +0300 )edit
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