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Rowell cover thumbnailGalen Rowell: A Retrospective, published by Sierra Club Books, gathers more than 175 images representing all phases and dimensions of the career of the photographer whose iconic wilderness images have been published in leading magazines and scores of books, exhibited in major galleries, and cherished by fans ranging from the Dalai Lama to news anchor Tom Brokaw.

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Now, with the cooperation of Mountain Light Photography, Sierra Club Books plans to make available a different photo each month in 2007 from this spectacular photographic legacy for use as a desktop background. Each image has been carefully selected and optimized for desktop use, and will be available to download for one month only. All you need to do is sign up here, and we will send you an email reminder as each new image becomes available.

Having these incredible images on your computer desktop will inspire and delight you daily. Here is December's image for you to enjoy. Downloading instructions can be found below.  

December 2007
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How to Download

  1. Make note of your current screen resolution, which is:
  2. Based on this number, select one of the three image sizes below. If possible, use an image that is the same or greater resolution as your screen.
  3. When you select a size below, a new browser window will open with that image. Right-click the image and choose Set as Background or Set as Wallpaper. For Mac users: Ctrl-click on the image or drag it to your desktop to save it. Then use the Desktop & Screen Saver settings (found in System Preferences) to select the image as your desktop background.

Image sizes:

Largest (1600 x 1200)
(Best for Windows 98, Windows XP, and Mac OS.)

Large (1024 x 768)
(Best for Windows 98, Windows XP, and Mac OS.)

Medium (800 x 600)
(Best for Windows machines with medium-resolution monitors.)

Archive of previous images.

    All photos copyright by Galen Rowell/Mountain Light


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