• 1st September 2009 - By Graphire

    Yes it’s September. Most of us associate September, the first of the ber months, as the start of the Christmas countdown. We can’t help ourselves get excited knowing that Christmas is just around the corner (I also can’t wait to get my hands on the new gadget I’m saving for myself as a Christmas gift).

    Also this month, we’re starting something new here in this blog. I’m giving away calendar desktop wallpapers every month. Although this is not really a fresh idea (smashingmag has been doing this for quite some time now), but instead of just some free for all design concepts, we will feature designs that reflect a particular event or celebration  associated with that month. Let’s say December. Of course it’s obviously Christmas. So our desktop calendar wallpapers for December will surely have Christmas theme. You can also submit your own designs to be featured starting next month. Once selected, they will be featured on the following month along with your own credits and website link. Cut off submission dates of your calendar desktop designs for the following month will be on the 20th of the current month. Acceptable wallpaper size should not be smaller than 1024 x 768 pixels. You may also submit just one maximum size of 1920 x 1200 pixels or size it accordingly from 1024×768, 1152×864, 1280×960, 1280×1024, 1600×1200 to 1920 x 1200. You may email your designs to designfreebies@yahoo.com.

    Today I made some calendar wallpapers for September, commemorating something that we are all familiar with and happened in September 8 years ago. Due to some sensitivity issues with our sponsors, I won’t describe these designs any further. These five desktop wallpapers are good enough to tell their own stories.

    Download links provided below are two separate links which you can choose from, either those with calendar or without. All wallpaper images are measured 1920 x 1200 pixels, which should be big enough to cover most display screen sizes.

    All of these images are public domain images that came from the U.S. Department of Defense Imagery.

    September 2009 Calendar Wallpaper No. 1

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    Photo manipulated to enhance colors and remove noise from the original photo. (Photo by: PH2 Jim Watson, USN)

    September 2009 Calendar Wallpaper No. 2

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    (U.S. Air Force photo by Kenn Mann/Released)

    September 2009 Calendar Wallpaper No. 3

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    (U.S. Navy photo/Petty Officer 1st Class Brandan W. Schulze)

    September 2009 Calendar Wallpaper No. 4

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    Photo manipulated to combine two DOD images and a US flag. (Photos by: PH2 Jim Watson, USN)

    September 2009 Calendar Wallpaper No. 5

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     (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Christopher A. Baldwin)

    Download links:
    September 2009 Calendar Desktop Wallpapers (with calendar) – 7MB
    September 2009 Calendar Desktop Wallpapers (without calendar) – 7MB

  • 14 Responses to “September 2009 Calendar Desktop Wallpapers”

    • Maryann on September 2, 2009

      Lovely tribute, thanks! Can anyone tell me the font used in wallpaper No. 1?

    • Graphire on September 2, 2009

      Thanks Maryann. That is a grunge font called “choice”. The font I used for the dates is Myriad Pro. You can freely download the “choice” font from this post, Free Grunge Fonts – Part 1.

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    • Pinoy Jokes on September 3, 2009

      salamat po.. hehehe.. may bago na ko wallpaper.. hahaha..

    • Graphire on September 3, 2009

      You’re very much welcome Pinoy Jokes. Glad you like them. Enjoy.

    • Jim on September 7, 2009

      Hey Graphire, is there any chance you could email me with regards to a business proposal? I swear this isn’t spam, I just have a really good idea but lack the artistic skills to try it. Please let me know.

    • Graphire on September 7, 2009

      Hi Jim. You can email me your proposal at designfreebies@yahoo.com. Thanks.

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