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We sometimes look at the elements as simply ice, fire, wind and earth — and they can make for some beautiful images. Check out these great wallpapers that put the elements on your desktop.
Windows/Mac: Need to project your desktop onto a big screen or share it with others, but don’t want the world seeing all the files and folders on your desktop? Pinstriped is a customisable interface that keeps everything clean and tidy, and gets out of the way when you need to work.
The original Glif was a cool little Kickstarter project that easily mounted the iPhone 4 to a tripod. Now, a new version of the Glif mounts any smartphone to a tripod.
This is one of the coolest projects I’ve come across. With an old leather-bound book and some Sugru — that DIY miracle putty — you can make a great-looking cover for your tablet or ebook reader.
When you are snapping a portrait picture, hold your camera above the eye-line of your subject, advises professional photographer Joe Sinnott. About 20 or 30 degrees higher than the eyes is a good spot.
It wasn’t too long ago that we featured one of Rodrigo’s desktops, but this one is a fresh take on an older classic that’s worth a look. The photo wallpaper is beautiful, and the way the Rainmeter widgets all fall into place really completes the theme. Here’s how to set it up.
A tripod is ideal for shooting some kinds of images. If you need to position and reposition your camera at different heights and angles, an articulated stand — or an arm with flexible joints — is worth having. This project shows you how to build one from a desk lamp.