Try These Pure Michigan Backgrounds For Your Video Calls
As we’re all spending time at home, more and more people are turning to video conferencing software like Zoom to stay in touch with work colleagues and connect with family and friends. But being inside doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the beauty of Michigan. From trails to the fresh coast to iconic destinations, use these images to add a Pure Michigan background to your virtual conversations.
Find directions on how to change your Zoom background here. If you're using a desktop computer, right-click on the image and select "Save image as..." to download for a Zoom Virtual Background.
For many, catching a glimpse of the Mackinac Bridge on the horizon means adventure awaits. Keep the excitement going until your next trip across the Mighty Mac.
Anyone who’s visited Mackinac Island knows why it’s one of Michigan’s most iconic destinations. With photos of an island bike ride, the beloved Grand Hotel porch or a sunset at historic British Landing, your virtual conversation can take place in a scenic setting on the “Jewel of the Great Lakes.”
One of Michigan’s most iconic waterfalls, approximately 50,000 gallons of water rush over the brink of Tahquamenon Falls each second. Imagine the sound and find a moment of serenity with this beautiful backdrop.
One of the most beloved shorelines in all of Michigan is Sleeping Bear Dunes. Relive your favorite summer vacations with this background of its scenic views.
The Soo Locks are a modern engineering marvel and a gem of Michigan. Using only gravity, the Locks raise and lower water levels so ships can safely pass the 21-foot difference between Lake Huron and Lake Superior. Appreciate the ingenuity of the Soo Locks with this up-close background!
Michigan’s many trails lead to some incredible destinations, and many of them are a destination all on your own. Use these photos as your background so you can feel like you’re on your way to your perfect paradise.
Beloved by residents and visitors alike, Michigan’s beaches and the lighthouses standing watch over the Great Lakes are an essential part of what Michigan has to offer. With these images, admire Tawas Point Lighthouse or imagine you’re walking barefoot along a sandy shore at sunset.
Not much is better than spending time at one of Michigan’s many state parks, whether you’re exploring trails alone or gathering for recreation with friends. This background of W. Mitchell State Park is bound to make you feel like you’re living in a perfect summer evening.
Beneath the waters of the Great Lakes lie plenty of shipwrecks. At Thunder Bay Preservation in Alpena, you can dive under the waters yourself and explore seven such wrecks. Don your scuba mask and set this photo as your background so you’ll always feel like you’re having the underwater adventure of a lifetime.
Kayaking through Michigan’s many waterways is an excellent way to reduce stress and enjoy the beauty of nature in our state. Conveniently, this background lets you do the same thing.
Kitch-iti-kipi is a natural spring full of clear, cool water. Visitors can take a raft to the center and enjoy looking all the way to the bottom while fish pass by. If you’ve never visited, it’s a must—but in the meantime, you can use this photo as your background.
Michigan is full of scenic overlooks that leave serious impressions. By using this photo from the Arcadia Overlook from Benzie County, you’re never far from a splendid Pure Michigan view.
Michigan has more than 650 public, scenic golf courses nestled among the state’s natural beauty and designed by some of the game’s greatest architects. When you use this photo of Benton Harbor’s Harbor Shores Golf Club as your background, you’ll feel ready to tee up every time you come online.
Camping in Michigan is a time-honored tradition responsible for creating memories that last a lifetime. This background will have you feeling like you’re kicked back by the campfire until your next trip.
Michigan’s abundant waters make for a fisherman’s paradise. Whether fly fishing on Au Sable or taking a boat out on the lake, these backgrounds are sure to make you feel like you’re having a relaxed day out on the water, waiting for the next catch.
From the Riverwalk to the shores of Belle Isle, the Detroit Skyline will brighten the background of your virtual conversation.