This is a Visual Studio 2012 Start Page that allows you to select a custom image for a background.
It is also possible to use an RSS feed as an image source. By default, the start page is configured to use the daily Bing image feed from Feedburner.
This extension would not have been possible without Adrian Collier's excellent walk through on creating start pages for visual studio:
This project is based on the Custom Start Page Project Template that can be found here:
More info can be found at my blog:
8/28/2013 - Added the ability to use local files as image sources.
Once again there seems to be an issue with the default