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You know, I am a bit annoyed with oberondesign.com and I say that with my beautiful Tree of Life in saddle cover in my hand!

I want another cover.  Badly.  Problem is that their website has TERRIBLE pictures that do not show the true color of their cover...also, there are color choices for each cover yet, when you click on the dot to choose a color, there is no picture of the cover in the new color choice!  I think that we, here on Kindleboards.com take better pictures of our Kindle cover than Oberon does!  And mostly, our pics are taken with camera phones that turn out slightly blurry!!!  

This is extremely important as people need to know exactly what they are getting as the prices are on the high side (for a genuine leather, hand made product! I am not knocking their prices.) and they have no return policy unless it is defective.  Their pictures need to reflect the beauty of their product!

Example: when I saw Roof of Heaven was available in purple, I wasn't remotely interested as the purple looked blue on OberonDesign.com.  Then, on this thread, someone posted their RoH cover in purple and it is freaking gorgeous!!!!

I wish Oberon would dedicate itself to post better pictures on it's website.  But since they are not, I would like all of us here at Kindleboards to take a picture of which Oberon you have and post it here!  

Me?  I am looking for the Dragonfly in fern (I think?  Or maybe green) and the Roof of Heaven in Purple.

I already own Tree of Life in saddle which I have had for 1.5 months now and ADORE!  So to start things off, here is Sookie's cover....

         



OK- now it is YOUR turn....POST YOUR COVERS HERE!!!  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)  :)

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This picture was taken by a high resolution camera and on my screen the color is exactly right. I have the Fern cover and the greens blend beautifully.


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Kathy,  I have the same cover and skin and your picture does match the true color exactly!! 

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Here is my Sky Dragon cover. The red is just a little darker on the cover than on my monitor

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These are so beautiful!  Thanks to everyone for posting.

(I ordered the Creekbed Maple in green last night...I can't wait for it to get here!!!!)
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frojazz....promise to post pictures here once you have your Creekbed Maple in Green???  Prety please?




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Oh very pretty!!! I'm interested in Creekbed Maple as well....... :]
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frojazz....promise to post pictures here once you have your Creekbed Maple in Green???  Pretty please?

I will do that for you, KindleKay!!  I bought it last night finally, after looking at their website for soooooo long.  I still can't believe that I did it!  It was really hard to choose only one.  I had to order a card holder with hummingbirds in wine, too!  (I'll post pics of both, of course!!)   :D
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Here's my pic of my World Tree I got yesterday. Because of the flash the green is slightly darker in person than it appears here, but not by much.

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ooo, yea fojazzz!!!  I can't wait!

I sure wish others would stop by and post some pics.... :(




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Here's my pic of my World Tree I got yesterday. Because of the flash the green is slightly darker in person than it appears here, but not by much.

Mine is significantly darker.

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That looks almost black!!   :o
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Is it possible that one of these Owrld Trees is "green" and the other is "fern"?




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Is it possible that one of these Owrld Trees is "green" and the other is "fern"?

Not likely, Fern is softer shade of green.
 

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Mine is significantly darker.



Yeah, that one looks nothing like mine. Mine has a lot more color. I ordered mine before they offered different colors, so this is the default.
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It might be helpful to those trying to choose a color if when you post a picture you put something of a known color in the picture to help people know or guess at the actual color.  Something like crayons or anything else that is a standard color to help judge the color that is shown on all our different screens

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It's also best if we can take these without direct flash as that will most definitely alter the color.

That darker green looks amazingly like the black Oberon journal I have; I'll try to get a pic for here if the weather cooperates tomorrow.
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Here's my purple Roof of Heaven.  It's not quite as blue as these photos show, I'll try again tomorrow when it is sunny.  It's more of a plum wine purple.



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Now to me that looks quite purple where as the picture at the Oberon site looks royal blue on my screen.

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I took these pics today in natural sunlight (no flash), but it was cloudy.  The purple of the cover is fairly accurate, but it's not quite as blue as these photos show, I'll try again tomorrow.

The skin is the Starry Night from DecalGirl.com, and the lovely bag is from BorsaBella - you'll find her on Etsy.com.

KindleKay, the purple cover IS freakin' awesome!

Kathy, that Fern dragonfly is gorgeous.

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http://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,5337.0/all.html

See my above thread for all the pics of my Fern Dragonfly Pond.  Colors were natural light on white background...looks pretty darn close to real life on both my cathode-tube monitor and my LCD monitor.


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Thank you Artic Frog.  I am trying oh-so-hard to decide between Fern Dragonfly Pond and Purple Roof of Heaven......AAK  Don't know what to decide....I need more pictures!!!  :D  :D  :D




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I took these pics today in natural sunlight (no flash), but it was pretty cloudy.  The purple of the cover is pretty accurate, but it's not quite as blue as these photos show, I'll try again tomorrow.

Your pictures don't look blue to me at all - they look purple.  It was the pictures and the oberon site that looked blue.  Compare this picture from Oberon to your picture above.  I'm thinking that there is just a blue bias in their pictures (the green looks more teal than green)



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Yes, PJS, you are right, good catch.  The cover is definitely purple, not the royal navy (as someone well described it) that they have on the Oberon website.

I didn't say it very well; what I meant was that, as purple is a mix of blue and red, there are shades of purple that have more blue in them (like lilac and lavender) and shades of purple that have more red in them (like berry or wine color).

They really should have more names for the various shades of purple!  Or actually, there are several names, but most people call them all purple.

Anyway, I just meant to suggest that the cover is a true purple that just slightly leans in the more rosy direction, like a rich plum color.

I have a feeling that I am making no sense, so I'll just post another picture tomorrow that will say it for me!
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http://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,5337.0/all.html

See my above thread for all the pics of my Fern Dragonfly Pond.  Colors were natural light on white background...looks pretty darn close to real life on both my cathode-tube monitor and my LCD monitor.



That is close to my fern Forest, mine is just a little darker and less bringht (but that could be a difference in monitors on how I am seeing your pic).