Headlines Lifestyle News UK

Creator of ‘world’s most-viewed photograph’ brings out new wallpapers for smartphones

O’Rear’s picture ‘Bliss’ is claimed to be the world’s most seen photograph (Picture: Charles O’Rear/Microsoft)

Most people will recognise Charles O’Rear’s most famous photograph Bliss but they may not recognise the man behind the camera.

During the mid 90s, the US photographer pulled his car over on Sonoma Highway, California, and snapped this photograph of the countryside.

It later became the default background of Microsoft’s Windows XP operating system.

Not very exciting maybe, but some claim that Bliss has been viewed by more than a billion people, making it the most seen photograph in the world.

Now more than 20 years later O’Rear is setting out again to create the next generation of background photos.

<figure class="aligncenter… Read the full story

READ ALSO:   Student Jailed Four Years For Stealing