Fall is my favorite season of the year. The beautiful colors of the changing leaves are definitely one of the reasons, and the cooler weather is certainly a welcome change after the heat of summer. There’s just something special about fall weather.
What better way to enjoy the beginning of the season than downloading some autumn wallpaper that can be used as a desktop background on your computer?
On this page, you’ll find more than 80 beautiful photos that can be used as your own wallpaper. The photos feature amazing autumn scenes like colorful forests, fallen leaves, and even some pumpkins. When you see an image that you want to use as your own wallpaper, click on the image and you’ll be led to a page where you can download a high-res version of the photo for free.
We’ll start by showcasing horizontal photos for laptops and desktops, and then we’ll feature vertical images for mobile phone wallpaper.
Fall Wallpaper and Desktop Backgrounds
A beautiful photo with sunrays that fill the forest with warmth.
Leaves on Water
This simple photo of two floating leaves makes an excellent wallpaper.
A picturesque scene of a tree-lined path with fallen leaves, and a person in the distance.
This photo features a beautiful path leading into a foggy forest.
Closeup of a colorful leaf, with plenty of space around the edges for your icons.
Leaf on Wood Floor
A colorful leaf lying on a wood floor, which makes a nice background.
Macro shot of water droplets on a colorful autumn leaf.
This simple photo shows fallen leaves on the ground, and the top half of the photo is perfect for placing your desktop items on the dark background.
Closeup of fallen brown leaves with some water droplets.
Closeup of Autumn Leaves
A nice closeup shot of colorful autumn leaves with a bokeh background.
Leaves in a Pattern
Colorful leaves forming a circular pattern.
Photo of a lake reflecting the beautiful fall colors of a nearby forest.
A leaf-covered path leading through a beautiful foggy forest.
The Dark Hedges
Autumn shot of the beautiful trees of the Dark Hedges.
This simple closeup shot of a leaf makes a nice colorful wallpaper or desktop background.
Leaves on Blue Sky
Closeup of colorful leaves on a blue sky background.
Edge of the Lake
Edge of the lake with colorful autumn trees leading up to it.
Leaf and Hand
Closeup of a colorful orange/red leaf and a hand, with a blurred background.
Leaf and Bridge
Another shot of a hand holding a leaf, but this one has a bridge in the blurred background.
Leaf and Lights
Another closeup of a maple leaf, this one with bokeh lights in the background.
This beautiful tree is full of colorful leaves, with the sun poking through.
Feet and Leaves
Looking down at the leaf-covered ground.
Autumn Colors from Above
An aerial shot of a road leading through a colorful forest.
Fall from Above
Another aerial shot that shows off amazing fall colors and foliage.
Aerial shot of a winding road leading through a forest of stunning colors.
Autumn Turns to Winter
A forest that features some autumn color, a line of fog, and some snow-covered trees.
A low perspective shot of a road leading through the forest, with fog in the distance.
A single falling leaf with a blurred bokeh background.
Pumpkins are one of the most recognizable signs of fall, and this closeup of beautiful orange pumpkins will give you the autumn feel that you’re after.
Closeup of some colorful autumn squash.
An abstract shot of water reflecting blurred fall colors.
Ground Covered in Leaves
Colorful leaves almost completely covering the grass.
A leaf-covered road lined with picturesque trees.
A woman photographing the autumn landscape.
Looking up through the trees, providing an interesting perspective.
Mountains and Trees
Mountains in the distance with colorful trees in the foreground.
Orange Leaves on a Light Background
This photo showcases colorful orange leaves with a strong contrast on the light background. That light background is perfect for placing your icons and shortcuts.
Leaves and Sky
This colorful photo includes a nice blue sky background, which is an ideal home for your icons and shortcuts.
Closeup of Orange Leaves
A close-up shot of colorful orange leaves with the sun shining through.
This shot of colorful leaves makes an excellent wallpaper or background for your desktop.
You’ll love this close-up shot of a leak with a blurred bokeh background.
Red Autumn Leaves
This photo showcases the amazing colors that make the autumns months our favorites.
This photo shows a straight path in a park that’s covered in fallen leaves.
This beautiful scene features a stream, autumn colors, and snow-covered mountains in the distance.
Close-up of pine needles with the sun in the background.
A close-up of dry fallen red leaves.
Leaves Around Tree
This tree trunk is surrounded by beautiful fallen leaves that cover the ground.
This macro shot of a leaf showcases amazing colors, textures, and lines.
Here is another abstract macro shot, but this one features more shades of orange and red.
This desktop background photo includes plenty of open space for your icons.
Leaf on Grass
This faded shot makes an excellent wallpaper or desktop background. It showcases a lone fallen leaf.
This photo features a drop of water with a reflection and a colorful leaf.
A red backlit maple leaf with blurred edges.
Some beautiful trees along the edge of a lake, with mountains in the distance.
A man kneeling and praying on top of fallen leaves.
An aerial shot of a thick forest that features some attractive autumn colors.
This stunning landscape photo showcases the Dolomites in full autumn splendor.
Here’s another outstanding photo of the Dolomites, this one featuring a picturesque winding road.
This photo shows an amazing lake scene surrounded by fall colors and snow-covered mountains.
A beautiful aerial shot of a road winding through colorful trees.
An aerial photo of Prague and its spectacular bridges during the fall.
This photo with a blurred background is perfect for use as desktop wallpaper.
Warm golden light fills this photo of leaves on the ground surrounding a tree trunk.
An open Bible on top of fallen leaves.
Close-up photo of fall leaves in a variety of colors.
Low angle shot of a tree-lined road with fog in the distance.
A red covered bridge surrounded by vibrant fall colors.
A beautiful lake scene from Italy with mountains in the distance.
Flat lay of colorful fall leaves on a bright blue background.
A flat lay photo with a bright red background and plenty of open space for your desktop icons.
Fall Mobile Wallpaper
Explosion of Color
An aerial shot of a road leading through a forest with stunning fall colors.
San Vigilio, Italy
Beautiful trees in autumn colors are in the foreground, with mountain peaks in the background.
This shot with selective focus is perfect as mobile wallpaper or background.
Trees on the Mountain
Some autumn colors surrounded by green trees.
A closeup of a single autumn leaf, with a blurred background.
Bright fall leaves in peak color.
This photo of leaves on the ground is sure to give you that special autumn feeling you’re looking for.
With plenty of whitespace for your icons, this photo of a single leaf is perfect as an autumn wallpaper.
The leading lines and perspective of this photo create an excellent composition.
This beautiful photo shows a colorful orange sky at sunset.
The autumn trees seem to form a pattern in this captivating aerial photo.
Here’s a mobile wallpaper that shows a single fallen leaf floating on a lake.
Road from Above
This aerial photo features a road winding through a forest decorated with fall colors.
We hope you enjoyed this collection of autumn wallpaper and desktop backgrounds and that you were able to narrow it down to one favorite. With so many amazing photos at your disposal, choosing just one can be a real challenge.
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