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Re: Solar theme Round 2

On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 14:45 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Samuele Storari wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I create a new (semi-final) step for Solar.
> > I've uploaded it on the wiki page:
> > 
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/F10Themes/Solar
> > 
> > let me know your guess.
> I like better the round 1 [1] image, I find the round 2 one [2] a bit 
> too bright and too contrasting.
> And while the background in the round 1 image was plain and bland, I 
> think in the round 2 image it is quite busy.
> Naive question from someone not knowing that much about astronomy: are 
> those "planets" images of our (Earth's) moon? Various planets are not 
> supposed to be different in color and size?
> [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Image:Solar.png
> [2] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Image:Solar_round2_lil.png

Right, to get a more usable image, you probably want to go for more
subtlety -- less contrast, a simpler image, and/or less dramatic.  That
allows the user's eye to concentrate on what's on the Desktop, not the
Desktop itself.

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