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This month’s photos were submitted by ATPM reader Zac Stivers. They include various images from his hometown of Little Rock, AR.
- Arkansas State Fair - Big Top Tip
This is the top of the big top tent at the 2007 Arkansas State Fair.
- Arkansas State Fair - Ferris Wheel
This was taken from the bottom of the ferris wheel at the 2007 Arkansas State Fair.
- Arkansas State Fair - Tent Top
I love this shot of a tent at the 2007 Arkansas State Fair. This was taken from the top of the ferris wheel.
- Basket From Thousand Villages
This is the lid of a basket purchased from a local store called Thousand Villages in Little Rock, AR.
- Pop Art Painting
A pop art original painting by my friend CJ Ellis. It’s very large: 8′ by 4′. Used with his permission.
- Quince 1
Several birds’ nests were in the bush. I admired the birds and how lucky they were to have found such an amazingly secure place to make their homes.
- Quince 2
This is a wild Quince bush on my grandparents’ farm. They have thousands of acres near the AR River “bottoms.”
- Vintage Curtains
Vintage curtains from the 1950s that I gave to my friend CJ because I wanted him to funk up his kitchen.
- Vintage Gnomes
A collection of vintage gnome statues at a friend’s house.
Previous Months’ Desktop Pictures
Pictures from previous months are listed in the desktop pictures archives.
Downloading All the Pictures at Once
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Use the Download command to download “Get all files in same path.”
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Contributing Your Own Desktop Pictures
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Placing Desktop Pictures
Mac OS X 10.3.x Through 10.5.x
Choose “System Preferences…” from the Apple menu, click the “Desktop & Screen Saver” button, then choose the Desktop tab. In the left-side menu, select the desktop pictures folder you want to use.
You can also use the pictures with Mac OS X’s built-in screen saver. Select the Screen Saver tab which is also in the “Desktop & Screen Saver” System Preferences pane. If you put the ATPM pictures in your Pictures folder, click on the Pictures Folder in the list of screen savers. Otherwise, click Choose Folder to tell the screen saver which pictures to use.
Mac OS X 10.1.x and 10.2.x
Choose “System Preferences…” from the Apple menu and click the Desktop button. With the pop-up menu, select the desktop pictures folder you want to use.
You can also use the pictures with Mac OS X’s built-in screen saver. Choose “System Preferences…” from the Apple menu. Click the Screen Saver (10.1.x) or Screen Effects (10.2.x) button. Then click on Custom Slide Show in the list of screen savers. If you put the ATPM pictures in your Pictures folder, you’re all set. Otherwise, click Configure to tell the screen saver which pictures to use.
Mac OS X 10.0.x
Switch to the Finder. Choose “Preferences…” from the “Finder” menu. Click on the “Select Picture…” button on the right. In the Open Panel, select the desktop picture you want to use. The panel defaults to your ~/Library/Desktop Pictures folder. Close the “Finder Preferences” window when you are done.