HDR (high dynamic range) images are photos made up of the same image shot at several different exposures, and when you combine them you get a color-rich, almost surreal image with amazing highlights. They make stunning desktops for your computer, and we’ve found 13 resources for you to grab some of your own to freshen up your dreary work space.
Flickr HDR Photos – Quick access to all photos on Flickr that are a minimum of 1024 x 768 and HDR.
GetAWallpaper.com – A small selection of landscapes and cityscapes with the HDR style.
HDRLandscapes.com – Not a huge selection, but a nice collection of landscapes, deserted buildings and nature shots. Images don’t have selectable sizes, but they start off quite large so you can make them the size you need.
HDWallpapers.net – A site focusing strictly on high definition wallpapers, with a large selection of cityscapes and more in HDR.
HDRWalls.com – A small selection of for BlackBerrys up to higher resolutions on computer monitors.
Interfacelift.com – Offers extremely high resolution formatted just about everywhere imaginable from iPhones, dual monitor setups, up to HDTVs.
MyBestDesktops.com – A site with daily postings of desktop wallpapers, there is no category or tag for HDR images, but they have several. Numerous categories for nature, city scenes, still life and more.
PictureCorrect.com – HDR backgrounds in numerous sizes focusing on landscapes, nature, sunsets and more.
Raym’s Photo – A photographer from Netherlands with HDR wallpapers of architecture, nature, castles and more.
SDuffyPhotography.com – A personal photographer who not only gives out HDR images for wallpapers, gives you lessons on the technique.
ShiftedReality.com – A mixture of actual HDR photography shots and computer generated 3D wallpapers.
WallpaperStock.com – A small selection with a mixture of HDR artwork an actual photographs.
WPdb.de – A German wallpaper site, but still easy to navigate with nice HDR images.