Background image: water drops on metal sheet

Water drops on metal free texture

This is a free photo of water drops on a metal sheet that can be used as a fine background image or texture for designing your website, blog, etc. and can be used as wallpaper that requires dimensions in the ratio 3:4. Or, you can use your photo-editing software like Photoshop or any other software […]

Gray pebbles background image

Gray pebbles background

Here is a beautiful image of gray pebbles found in nature that you may like to use as a background image, pattern or texture. There are many sources from where you can buy images for website designing. One of the sources is buying images or photos from stock photo and image sites. The other is […]

The Ar Rub’ al Khali Sand Sea

Ar Rub’ al Khali Sand Sea

This photo, an edited version of the astronaut photograph taken by the crew of ISS Expedition 27 on 16 May 2011, depicts the south-eastern edge of the Ar Rub’ al Khali desert in the Sultanate of Oman. The Ar Rub’ al Khali (or the Empty Quarter), covers an area of 650,000 square kilometers (250,000 sq […]

The Precious Gemstone Amethyst

Gemstone amethyst background texture

This is a picture of the gemstone Amethyst and yellow Calcite (the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate: CaCO3) mined from Uruguay. Amethyst, a gemstone used in jewelry, is one of the several varieties of quartz with its primary colors varying from light violet to deep purple, and sometimes showing any one or both of […]

Frederic Edwin Church: The Icebergs

The Icebergs (1861) landscape painting by Frederic Edwin Church, Dallas Museum of Arts

The American artist Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900) specialized in painting landscapes that had a ‘spiritual dimension’ in each of his works. Frederic Edwin Church is one of the most widely traveled artists whose destinations included South America (especially the Andes), and countries in Europe and the Middle East (countries/ territories now known as Egypt, Syria, […]

Vancouver beach sand: free background image

Free background image for websites and blogs made of multi-colored gemstone-quality sand from beach in Vancouver

Have you seen a collection of unpolished or uncut gemstones of all varieties? Perhaps, the above question, or a look at the photograph here gives you the impression that the photo shows a collection of gemstones such as agate, amethysts, cat’s eye, diamonds, hematite, jasper, lapis lazuli, obsidian, pyrite, quartz, ruby, tourmaline and turquoise. Also, […]

Aurora Borealis glow above Bear Lake, Alaska

Aurora Borealis above Bear Lake, free widescreen wallpaper 1920 x 1200

The natural phenomenon known as aurora is a natural light display in the sky that occurs mainly in the ionosphere of the Polar Regions. Aurorae are caused by the collision of charged particles under the influence of the Earth’s magnetic field. An aurora (auroras or aurorae in plural) is normally visible at night, mostly around […]

Clitoria ternatea: medicinal garden plant

Flower of Clitoria ternatea (butterfly pea) in Burkina Faso, free wallpaper 1024 x 768

Clitoria ternatea, also known as butterfly pea, is a leguminous vine plant belonging to the Fabaceae family. Clitoria ternatea is native to several countries in Southeast Asia and Australasia where tropical or equatorial type of climate is predominant. The plant can be found in Malaysia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, Burma (Myanmar), Indonesia, Maldives, etc. Later, […]

Aurora Borealis by Frederic Edwin Church

Landscape oil painting Aurora Borealis (1865) by Frederic Edwin Church

Aurora Borealis (1865) is an oil on canvas landscape painting by the American landscape painter Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900), measuring (framed) 142.6 cm x 212.1 cm (56 1/8 x 83 1/2 in), currently on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. Frederic Edwin Church is renowned as one of the central figures […]

Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) grown in Kerala, India

Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) found in Kerala, India, surronded by Cocoa plants

This is a photo of young Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) of the variety Varikka, generally found in Kerala, India. The lower part of Jackfruit tree where the fruits are located is surrounded by thick foliage of Cocoa plant (Theobroma cacao) and unripe Cocoa pods can be found. This plant grew up near a house, as can […]