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Monkey Temple

It has been all to long since I have had a chance to post something new round here so to remedy that I present this desktop for your consideration. The image is from my trip to India late last year, I took the shot in Jaipur at the entrance to a place loosely known as the monkey temple. The sun was setting and dozens of monkeys were running about with the city sprawling out behind them with the beautiful colors of sunset in the haze of the city. Monkeys have this wonderful ability to be full of character and life and its all to easy to take semi emotional photos of them. For those interested, it was shot with my Voigtlander R3M.

The large desktop version is only as good as my scanner will allow so its not super sharp but the charm of these subtle colors and soft focus may be just fine but ill leave that for you to decide, to download the desktop (wallpaper?) simply CLICK OR RIGHT CLICK HERE to download the zip containing the image and the terms of use. Also, if you link to this photo or post it on your blog please please link back here if you would and if you want to share desktops with friends simply link back here rather than to the zip. Thanks so much for your support, I will be getting the lens that will replace my 50mm and be back to shooting with my 5d again soon I hope.

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Lens for Sale


Surely there is someone out there who would like to be the proud owner of this fine 50mm f/1.2L lens for Canon EOS mount cameras. Its a fantastic lens offering a beautiful DOF control and low light capability. Those who know my desktops and other digital imagery from the last year and a half or so have seen it in action and what it can do. Own a little piece of my photo taking history heh.

I have decided to part ways with it for something wider, a 35mm lens. Because it is my only lens I simply need something a bit wider for some of what I need it for and so here it is, yours for the taking. It is a used lens but the only sign of use is there along the edge of the front of the lens a couple little scratches that are only seen if you look closely and in no way effects the lens’s performance. I really love this lens and hate to part with it but I cant afford to buy another new lens without selling this one first.

I am asking $1200 USD and shipping in the US is free and probably around $15 or so for international shipping though it would be easiest to sell it within the US. It comes with everything it originally shipped with as seen below and payments will be accepted through Paypal.

If you are interested simply send along an email using the link in the links section to the right or the link at the bottom of the page. Thanks!


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To whom it may concern,



• Enjoy the images! It’s a labor of love, thanks for your support!
• Share fiftyfootshadows.net with friends.
• Send me a quick mail if you are interested in using an image for commercial or personal use other than wallpaper.


• Post desktops elsewhere online.
• Share links directly to images.
• Pass them around in mass.
• Make prints.
• Use images for web banners or graphics. (send a quick email to ask, I’m pretty easy going about this with permission.)
• Use them in commercial work.

If you help me out with these I will be able to keep doing what I love to do. Thanks again, really, for your support and understanding. -J


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All of the images contained within this website, fiftyfootshadows.net, are property of, John Carey unless otherwise posted. The images are distributed as freeware but they are available for personal use only on your personal computer, tablet, or smartphone as your wallpaper image. Any use of these images for any purpose other than this is a violation of these terms and anyone found using said images will be asked to either compensate the creator for doing so or be asked to stop using them immediately.

I ask that you refrain from using any images found on fiftyfootshadows.net to create physically printed material of any kind. This includes posters, photographic prints, fliers, etc. Under no circumstances may you make a physical reproduction without written permission.

These rules also apply for any artwork or imagery submitted and shown within this site which was created by an artist aside from myself. Any images submitted and shared as wallpapers are the property of the artist who created them and in the same manner as my images, you are asked to receive permission before using them in any way aside from their intended use. Any use of these images outside of for your own personal use as a desktop wallpaper image is prohibited without permission from the author of the image. Commercial licensing is available upon request. Please write with any inquiries.

When sharing images via your personal blogs I kindly ask that you link back directly to either the post the image was taken from or the base of the website at www.fiftyfootshadows.net and give a credit to www.fiftyfootshadows.net. Do not re-post full resolution desktop images anywhere without permission. If you would like to use an image for your blog background or something of the sort simply write to ask first. Support the artwork you admire! Also, it is greatly appreciated if you do NOT link directly to the zip files. This is more or less the same as re-posting them as it circumvents the tiny bit of support I ask of you which is to simply link back to the original post for others to enjoy the site.

It’s not fair to artists if you do not credit their work and link back to the original content creator. It is theft plain and simple and blogs that attempt to somehow be mysterious by not giving credit to the creators are simply hurting the artistic community as a whole. If you love it so much then please, support it! The artistic community on the Internet is based on trust. Without trust then what do we have? are you going to be one of the responsible users out there or will you be among the bottom feeders, stealing content and passing it off as your own to make a quick buck in ad sales.

Use your best judgement and we will get along just fine.

Thank you for your understanding and support!

John Carey (curator, owner)