Using a nature photo as your desktop or mobile wallpaper is a simple way to add some beauty to your day. There are many different types of images you can use (you may also be interested in our collection of mountain wallpaper images), but forest wallpaper is an excellent choice.
Here, you’ll find a collection of photos from various photographers that are perfect for use as wallpaper or backgrounds. We’ll start by showcasing horizontal images that can be used as desktop wallpaper. Then, we’ll look at vertical photos that can be used as wallpaper for your mobile phone.
Forest Wallpaper and Desktop Backgrounds
When you see a photo you want to use as your wallpaper, click on the image and you’ll be led to the source. You can download a high-resolution version to use as wallpaper or a desktop background.
Beam of Light on Forest Road
This photo perfectly captured a small section of sunlight peaking through the thick trees. The result is a beam of light from the sky to the below road.
Bad Pyrmont, Deutschland
The trees in this image are mostly dark silhouettes, and the foreground is in deep shadow with some light coming from the side of the scene.
Trail Through the Forest
Trails, paths, and roads can provide leading lines that add intrigue to a photo. This path continues into the first and eventually turns out of sight.
The leaves in the photo feature a range of colors from green to orange to yellow.
This landscape photo works well as desktop wallpaper. You can easily place your desktop icons on the white background produced by the fog.
Midnight in the Forest
This photograph of a dark forest was captured at midnight. The light in the photo came from traffic on a nearby road.
You’ll love the combination of autumn colors and beautiful sunlight in this image.
Peak Autumn Colors
The leaves on the trees in this image are bright orange, and the ground is also covered by colorful leaves that have already fallen.
The sun provides backlighting and creates beautiful silhouettes in this photo.
This aerial photo showcases a thick forest. The narrow, straight tree trunks create a subtle pattern of vertical lines.
Here’s another drone photo, but this one is taken looking straight down, providing a unique perspective.
The Dark Hedges
The Dark Hedges is a tunnel of trees you may recognize from The Game of Thrones.
The low angle of the sun provides warm backlighting that flows through the trees.
Trees and Mountains
This wallpaper image features a beautiful scene of a forest with low-lying fog and mountains in the distance.
Forest scenes look drastically different depending on the sun and light. This one features backlighting.
Here you see autumn trees in heavy haze or fog with sunlight pouring in from the top.
This photo of a straight dirt road leading through a forest features beautiful light shining through the trees from the right side of the image.
This photo shows trees surrounded by a light fog that adds interest.
Pine Trees Covered by Fog
The tall trees in this photo are peaking out from the low-lying fog, resulting in a stunning photo.
Light at the End of the Tunnel
The amazing fall colors and spot of light are the standout features of this image.
This photo shows a narrow trail leading through the forest. A tree in the foreground includes a red blaze for hikers.
Worm’s Eye View
The tall, straight tree trunks provide an intriguing composition looking straight up.
The path in this image disappears into thick fog.
Here’s an aerial photo taken in winter that looks down on beautiful snow-covered trees.
This image shows a clear foreground with thick fog in the distance.
The tree trunk shadows create a composition of interesting lines.
The setting sun provides warm golden light that fills the forest.
Here, the trail in the composition leads straight into the thick forest.
Warm fog fills this beautiful scene that includes some late fall foliage.
The sun, low in the sky, bursts through a narrow opening in the trees.
The path in this photo leads through a forest in stunning fall colors.
This wallpaper features a small wooden bridge in a dense forest.
Aerial of Forest Road
This aerial photo shows a road that winds through a tick patch of trees.
Forest Wallpaper for Smartphones
Here are some vertical images that work well as wallpaper for mobile phones. Whether you’re an iPhone or Android user, you’ll love seeing these images as your background.
Fog creates a beautiful scene with a mysterious look in this photo.
This dark photo shows a path that works its way through a forest. The thick trees form a tunnel that surrounds the path.
Here you see a hiking trail leading through a forest of big, tall trees. One of the trees has fallen and is angled over the trail.
Rays of Light
This close-up of a tree branch shows incredible rays of sunlight shining through the canopy.
This warm scene features trees poking through the fog.
Pathway Between the Trees
Here’s another shot of a tree-lined road or path leading leading through a forest.
This dark scene has an eery and mysterious feel.
This photo works well as mobile wallpaper with plenty of room for icons above the white foggy background.
Moss on Trees
This close-up features interesting green moss on a tree trunk.
These leafless trees create leading lines and an interesting composition.
Road Through the Trees
This photo shows a road leading through a dense forest.
Here’s an aerial photo looking down on the road. The road winds through the forest, creating an attractive image.
Download Forest Wallpapers
Decorating your desktop or mobile phone with forest wallpaper is an excellent way to add some beautiful nature to your day. Hopefully, you’ve found some options that appeal to you. Now, all you need to do is download the wallpaper and add it to your device.
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