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Old 02-17-2008, 09:56 PM   #16
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I am still waiting to get my Kindle, but an idea that occurred to is that since it is possible to use your own screensaver pictures, perhaps the group could collect ones that look good and make them available - non copyrighted material of course.
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Old 03-04-2008, 10:45 AM   #17
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That's a GREAT Idea.

I really like this feature. I was hoping it would add to the existing screen savers because I really like some of them but I have created a handfull and formatted/tested them on my kindle.

I have tested all of these on my kindle. BadBarn is my favorite but I also really like the look of the John Calvin image too. The "Book of Kells" images took a lot of tweaking to get the contrast even this good. Wood engravings seem to translate better than woodcuts.

If anybody has a image they would like to get formatted (600X800 8bit greyscale) send it to me at jacksonunit#gmail.com (where #=@) and I will try to hammer it down for you and publish it on my new Kindleunit page.
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Old 03-04-2008, 02:35 PM   #18
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Old 03-05-2008, 08:13 AM   #19
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Old 03-05-2008, 10:27 AM   #20
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Old 03-06-2008, 08:08 AM   #21
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Old 03-06-2008, 10:14 AM   #22
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Old 03-06-2008, 12:45 PM   #23
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How about a little karma? :-D

I could never catch up to the point where that would pay off.

Actually, I just want to know if this is being enjoyed, tolerated, or frowned upon. It's not a LOT of work but I WOULD rather be tying flies.

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Old 03-06-2008, 01:19 PM   #24
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Old 03-06-2008, 01:45 PM   #25
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Ok then. I'll keep churning em out. I probably have enough flies to last me the rest of my life anyway.
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Old 03-06-2008, 02:23 PM   #26
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I haven't put any of them onto my Kindle yet (still enjoying the originals) but I AM downloading all that you put up here. Where *DO* you get such strange images???! Victorian garb plus wings?? Wow!
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Old 03-06-2008, 03:45 PM   #27
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I haven't put any of them onto my Kindle yet (still enjoying the originals) but I AM downloading all that you put up here. Where *DO* you get such strange images???! Victorian garb plus wings?? Wow!
All of the weird winged people images are from Max Ernst's "Une Semaine de Bonté" which is a graphic novel he put together by chopping images out of a Victorian encyclopedia. I have always loved them and they just happen to fit my criteria for Kindleification.

1) Interesting images
2) Highly Tonal in nature
3) Composed in or readily adjusted to a 6nX8n frame
4) Public Domain

I have tested all of the images before putting them on the page and I have wound up ditching about half of my attempts. I am slowly developing an eye for what will translate well to eInk images.
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Old 03-08-2008, 09:15 AM   #28
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Hey, that periodic table (the elements) is a cool idea! Thanks for all these!
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