Having a pretty desktop wallpaper is one way of escaping the reality of work — even if it is just for a few seconds. We spend so many hours a day staring at our computers that it makes sense to set a nature-inspired wallpaper for our desktop. After all, research has shown looking at nature greatly relieves stress.
There's no better source for nature photography than the National Geographic, so I was stoked to find out the organization offered a whole stash of beautiful wallpapers anyone can download for free. Click on for a sampling of the most awe-inspiring photos.