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XP Hasn’t Aged Well August 8, 2012

Posted by tkcollier in Cool photos, Humor, Technology.
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Instantly recognizable to most as the default wallpaper in Windows XP. May be the most viewed photograph in history.

Shot by Charles O’Rear on a medium format camera in 1996 and not digitally enhanced or manipulated in any way. The approximate location is 3101 Fremont Dr. in Sonoma, coordinates 38.250124,-122.410817.

In November 2006, Goldin+Senneby took the same picture, titling the piece After Microsoft:

via Photographs: What are the most viewed photos of all time? – Quora.

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