Minnehaha Falls in Rabun County, Georgia
@benjamingalland

Take your next video conference call in front of a North Georgia waterfall.

Free Explore Georgia Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom

Where will you take your next video call? Maybe by a waterfall in the North Georgia mountains or on Driftwood Beach? Whether you're meeting with coworkers or having a happy hour with friends, Zoom video conferencing is a way for all of us to stay connected to each other during this time.

Instead of having your house as the background of your video, pretend you are at one of these amazing places around Georgia with our free virtual Zoom backgrounds!

Keep scrolling to download each background. There are instructions on how to use them at the bottom of this post.

Share a screenshot of your call on social media! Tag us with @exploregeorgia and use #ExploreGeorgiaFromHome.

Athens - Download

Georgia Theatre in Athens, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland
Georgia Theatre in Athens, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland

Atlanta - Download

Atlanta United game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Photo by @atlutd
Atlanta United game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Photo by @atlutd

Augusta - Download

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park in Augusta, Georgia. Photo by @visitaugusta
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park in Augusta, Georgia. Photo by @visitaugusta

Colquitt - Download

Silos mural in Colquitt, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland
Silos mural in Colquitt, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland

Columbus - Download

Columbus Riverwalk in Columbus, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland
Columbus Riverwalk in Columbus, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland

Cumberland Island - Download

Cumberland Island, Georgia. Photo by @henrysharpphoto
Cumberland Island, Georgia. Photo by @henrysharpphoto

Flintstone - Download

Cabin in Flintstone, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland
Cabin in Flintstone, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland

Jekyll Island - Download

Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island, Georgia. Photo by @joshsumner
Driftwood Beach on Jekyll Island, Georgia. Photo by @joshsumner

Macon - Download

Cherry blossoms in Macon, Georgia. Photo by @annietphotography
Cherry blossoms in Macon, Georgia. Photo by @annietphotography

Mountain City - Download

Black Rock Mountain State Park in Mountain City, Georgia. Photo by @alandtoroam
Black Rock Mountain State Park in Mountain City, Georgia. Photo by @alandtoroam

Rabun County - Download

Minnehaha Falls in Rabun County, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland
Minnehaha Falls in Rabun County, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland

St. Simons Island - Download

Gould's Inlet on St. Simons Island, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland
Gould's Inlet on St. Simons Island, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland

Savannah - Download

Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia. Photo by @rheakapsphotography
Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia. Photo by @rheakapsphotography

Twin City - Download

George L. Smith State Park in Twin City, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland
George L. Smith State Park in Twin City, Georgia. Photo by @benjamingalland

How to Use Your Zoom Background on Desktop

  • Download your preferred background above.
  • Drag the image from your browser onto your desktop.
  • Download the Zoom app for Mac or Windows.
  • Open the app and sign in.
  • In the upper right corner, click your profile picture and then click on “Settings.”
  • In the left menu, click “Virtual Background.” (If you don't see it, log in to the Zoom website, go to “Settings” and toggle on “Virtual Background.”)
  • In the “Virtual Background” menu, click the (+) icon.
  • Select and upload your new Explore Georgia background. You may notice that the “Explore Georgia” logo is backwards. However, to others, the logo will appear as normal.

How to Use Your Zoom Background on Mobile

  • Click the download link above for your preferred background.
  • Hold down the image and select "Add to Photos."
  • Download the Zoom app for iOS to iPhone or iPad.
  • Open the app, sign in, and join a meeting.
  • Tap the three dots in the bottom right to open the “More” menu.
  • Tap “Virtual Background.”
  • Select and upload your new Explore Georgia background.

 

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Published: March 2020