Welcome to the COMPLETELY REDESIGNED Off The
Tripod, an "eye buffet" for cool photos and artwork
taken/created/edited by Emerson Arehart, formatted to be usable
as nice desktop backgrounds. Links take you directly to the pictures,
which are oversized and in JPEG format. They do not look good
when in the browser window, because they are oversized. But when
you set them to fit to your desktop, then they will look great.
All pictures where taken by and worked on by Emerson J. Arehart,
unless otherwise noted. Copyright ©2000 Emerson Arehart.
Use for anything other than desktop backgrounds/"wallpaper"
is strictly prohibited. "Eye Buffet" is a term
created by the author. Please write
to me and tell me your opinions, and what you would like to
see more of. Thanks for coming! Please tell your friends,and come
If you do not know how to set images as your desktop background
(Mac) or wallpaper (Windows), then check out our How To (opens in a new window). Sorry, not working yet.
! News !
7/2/01: Another Photo
I will be gone for 2 weeks taking
more photographs in the Nevada-Utah-Arizona-New Mexico area. My
next picture posting will be on the 13th of July.
Posted The Blending
of Water and Rock
6/15/01: It's back!!!
Hey everyone, the past month or
so has been extremely busy for me. But now its over, and I am
getting back into the groove. I will be posting approximately
one pic per week now, I think. This week, enjoy another of my
personal favorites, The Struggle Against Change.
5/7/01: Sorry about the
extended delay in posting new pics
I apologize for my recent inconsistency
in posting, I have been extremely busy with several projects.
. Many great pics are coming this week. For today, here is a great
pic of the Teton range. Enjoy Teton Splendor I
4/21/01: One more great
Sorry about yesterday, I was really
busy with other projects. Today I just posted one image. Enjoy
Majestic Joshua Tree III
4/19/01: One of my favorites
has been posted for the first time!
Today I posted the image The
Phantom ship in the Mist, a view of an island in Crater Lake,
Oregon. A great picture!
4/18/01: Two more pics
I added one pic for today, one
for yesterday, which I missed. These are blossoming plum tree
photos(you can see them in the What's New section
below). I have lined up quite a few new pics, which I will be
posting daily (if I can find the time). There are quite a few
really great photos, several of my personal favorites included!!!
Keep coming back and you will see them.
I also made a few minor interface changes,
and am almost done with the How To set desktop backgrounds/wallpaper
section. Hopefully I will post this section tomorrow.
4/16/01: Another new
This morning I fixed picture 26,
which was supposed to be uploaded with yesterday's set, and you
can find it in the What's New section below.
I have some pictures of a blossoming plum tree which will
be posted in the next couple days (I'm trying to get people to
come back frequently!).
I want to hear from you. What do you think
about the new site design? Please Write
to me and tell me!
4/15/01: 7 new pics!!!
Today I posted 7 pictures that
I pulled from my albums. There should be 8, but one of them needs
a bit more fixing up. There are lots more coming, too -- I have
been looking at some old slides, and some of them will be posted
once I get them scanned. I am really excited to have the site
back on-line, and hope that you all enjoy these pics!
This site was FINALLY
put back online April 14th, 2001. If you're a new visitor, welcome!
If you have visited before, thanks for coming back! I'm back on
track, and new pictures will be coming your way in a couple days!
OF THE MONTH (JULY):
Here are the 15 newest pics, newest on top:
The Blending of Water and Rock
-- Pebbles in Jenny Lake, the Grand teton range, Wyoming. A
The Struggle Against Change
-- An old barn and windmill, sans supports, twisted and leaning,
still stand, silently, indomitably.
Teton Splendor I -- The
Grand Teton range in Wyoming, viewed across Jenny Lake.
Majestic Joshua Tree III
-- This majestic Joshua tree was found in a desolate valley in
The Phantom ship in the Mist
-- A small, mysterious island seen through the mist in Crater
Plum desktop I -- A plum
tree in Sacramento, California.
Plum Desktop II -- Another
shot of the plum tree, from a different angle.
Contrastius -- These rocks, trees and bushes contrast with each
Wood -- This log had torn at the bottom
and ended up looking quite interesting.
Fracturock -- This rock in Utah fractured very interestingly.
This is a natural fracture, and it seems very strange that such
a break would occur naturally.
Breaking Dunes -- After a night of rain and a morning of sun, an
interesting "crust" formed on these sand dunes. When
the crust was "broken" from above, interesting patterns
formed. Photo by Greg Arehart.
Chief Cliff -- A grey cliff face with
green flora accenting it nicely. The blue sky at the top provides
a nice place to put icons!
Lake -- A very still Tasmanian lake
reflects the mountains surrounding it. Photo by Julia Arehart.
Cauldron I -- This hot spring is very
colorful due to the varied mineral deposits found in it. Photo
by Greg Arehart.
Volcano I -- This is the top of a snow-capped
volcano in New Zealand.
Please send problems, broken
links, and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tired of going to one picture at a time? Click
here for the EN MASSE DOWNLOAD PAGE! All the pictures load
at once, so you can just open the site, then leave it up while
the images load, and then save them and name them appropriately.
NOT UPDATED RECENTLY
Tell me which are your favorites so they can
become the picture of the month, or week if I get enough response.
I know you have long, busy days, but please take the time to
MORE COMING SOON!
Thank you for viewing these pictures. Please
write to me if you like them. Just click the link below. Come
Arehart -- email@example.com
Join the Off The Tripod E-mailing list!
Recieve an e-mail announcement whenever a new picture is posted
to this site! Simply type your e-mail address below, and hit
"submit." NOTE: As far as your privacy, it is
assured. I have no contacts with advertisers or anything,
so I couldn't do anything with your e-mail address if I wanted