12 Incredibly Stunning Nature Macro Photography Wallpapers

Aug 17, 2014 - 13 Comments

12 Incredibly Stunning Nature Macro Shot Wallpapers

Macro photography is an art form that gives us an unusually close look at a subject, and good macro shots can also make absolutely stunning wallpapers. That’s exactly what we’re sharing here, with twelve incredible macro shots of nature subjects generously shared from YJ Chua, a talented hobbyist photographer whose Mac setup we recently featured.

Important Licensing Restriction: Each of these images is offered to OSXDaily readers for personal use as wallpapers only. Any commercial usage of these images must be licensed from YJ directly here at 500px.

Click on any thumb nailed image to launch into larger sizes on Flickr. Once on flickr you’ll want to select the resolution most appropriate for your device, then simply save it and make it your wallpaper. The maximum resolution size for each wallpaper ranges from 2422 x 1615 to 5184 x 3456, making them perfect for any Mac or Windows PC desktop background, or iPhone and iPad wallpaper, regardless of your display. Enjoy!

Dew on grass blade
grass-blade-dew

Dragon Fly 1
dragonfly1

Daisies in the grass
daisies

Ladybug
ladybug

Dew on leaf
dew-on-leaf

Butterfly 1
butterfly2

Butterfly 2
butterfly1

Spiderweb
spiderweb

Dragon Fly 2
dragonfly2

Dragon Fly 3
dragonfly3

Grasshopper peekaboo
shy-grasshopper

Fly
fly

Are you a photographer and want to share some of your high resolution images as wallpapers with our readers? If so, send us an email!

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  1. Gabriel Sanchez says:

    These are amazing, thank you for sharing.

  2. YJ Chua says:

    Hi OS X Daily readers!

    First to OS X Daily, thanks for featuring my shots!

    Second, I admit that I didn’t post process my images at all. If any of them needs to be post processed, please let me know and I’ll get it done.

    I have already resized Peekaboo to 5120×2880 (16:9 format, retina-fied 2560×1440). It’s available for download here: http://1drv.ms/1puEXmu

  3. Greg Walters says:

    Great wallpapers!

  4. Eireann (Erin) says:

    Why are these wallpapers not available in 1280 x 800 so I can use them on my MacBook Pro? They are all so beautiful that I wanted to download all 12 of them. Someone PLEASE tell me they’re available in 1280 x 800, because I want them.

    • YJ Chua says:

      Hi Eireann,

      A wallpaper of a larger resolution actually works just as nice on a display of a lower resolution.

      For instance, my 21.5″ iMac with a 5120×2880 image looks perfect, because the aspect ratio of both the iMac and the wallpaper is 16:9.

      Even if the wallpaper isn’t of the same aspect ratio, as long as it’s a higher resolution than the display, it’ll still look good!

  5. Yoyo says:

    Nice images for walls :)

    Thanks

  6. Terrence says:

    “Incredibly” “stunning” – really? They’re nice pictures, but they’re not unbelievable and I’m not in rigor mortis.

  7. Mystic says:

    Nice. Thanks

  8. Bryan says:

    Thanks Chua! Peekaboo looks stunning on my iMac Retina :)

    Terima kasih again!

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