Battle Doll Angelic Layer anime HD wallpapers

HD wallpapers for the wonderful Battle Doll Angelic Layer anime (my review).

These are massively resized DVD captures. The orange one (matches some Linux distributions nicely) is of Hikaru when she has been first constructed and the other is of the post-ad interstitial from the second half of the series.

The original Angelic Layer logo from the interstitial didn’t survive the resize and so I removed it and created a new sharper logo by taking the logo from a high quality scan of a DVD cover. The wings took more work than expected to carefully cut out of the original image but the end result are good large wallpapers with a soft but clear main image and crisp logo.

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Hitomi Yoshino Moto GP 3 (Namco) Pit Babe HD widescreen wallpapers 1920×1080 1920×1200

Following Reiko Nagase and Ai Fukami, Hitomi Yoshino was Namco’s third CGI promotional model. Her first assignment was on Namco’s Moto GP 2 (when she was 19!?) but she garnered even greater exposure on their next release: Moto GP 3.

Though apparently forgotten (along with the rather uglier Ai Fukami), here are some wallpapers commemorating her time in the spotlight.

The final wallpaper is not of her but needed to be included. Valentino Rossi and chequered flag underwear upskirt? Awesome!

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Pit babe HD 1920×1080 widescreen wallpaper – Ferrari F1 reflected in glasses

As this source image was not suitable for a simple crop to 1920×1080, I decided to have a bash at using some of the more advanced features of Paint.NET to construct the wallpaper.

My previous photo editing program was PhotoImpact but I had been dissatisfied with the amount of time it took to load for a long time. However, PhotoImpact does have a number of extremely powerful features and some really useful little bits and bobs that I will miss.

One of these is the option to store preset sizes under custom names on the resize dialog. For example, I had one named “folder.jpg” which resized the image to 256 by 256 pixels. A nice little feature.

Lara Croft Tomb Raider Legend HD widescreen wallpapers 1920×1080

Lara Croft has enjoyed a resurgence of late with the release of Legend and Anniversary helping to mitigate the misery of a number of sub-standard games and two fairly useless movies.

To celebrate here are two 1920×1080 widescreen wallpapers, one with the original colour balance and another with an auto-adjusted colour balance. The original high resolution image can be seen to the right. I don’t remember where I got it from but I think it was out of the official fan site kit.

Images hosted at Shareapic.

Cute Asian Babe Ai Otsuka in black HD widescreen wallpaper

I have no idea who this girl is but she is pretty and worthy of a 1920×1080 HD widescreen wallpaper or two.

UPDATE 8 April 2008: Turns out she is a musician named Ai Otsuka and this is a photo used for the cover of her single Daisuki da yo. She has the world’s most unflattering picture on her Wikipedia page.

Images hosted at Shareapic.