The Most-Viewed Photo in the History of the World.29 November 2017 | Katrina Clowes
Bliss, the photo used as the default wallpaper on Windows XP, is considered to be the most-viewed photo in the history of the world.
The photographer behind that iconic photo has just published three new photo wallpapers, this time for smartphones.
Charles O'Rear captured his famous photo in 1996 in Sonoma County, California, using a medium format camera.
The photo was sent to Corbis before Microsoft purchased the photo rights in 2000, the year before Windows XP was launched.
Now, 21 years later after Bliss was shot, the airline Lufthansa recently recruited O'Rear to shoot "the next generation of wallpapers." The project is titled New Angles of America.
The three new photos O'Rear captured while visiting famous landscapes in the United States can be viewed HERE