TODAY'S PAPER
Good Evening
Good Evening
LifestyleCoronavirus

Make video chats more fun with virtual Long Island backgrounds

Whether you're using Zoom, Google Meet, Webex, Microsoft Teams or something else, now you can bring your video conference calls to life with a splash of Long Island.

We've compiled a list of free background image options for you to choose from for your next video conference meeting, online class, or virtual happy hour. On a computer, just right click on the image you want and and save it to your desktop. Don't know how to change your background? Follow our easy step-by-step guide.

The Montauk Lighthouse in Montauk on June 14,
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

The Montauk Lighthouse in Montauk on June 14, 2019.

An empty set of seats on an LIRR
Credit: Kendall Rodriguez

An empty set of seats on an LIRR train at the Hicksville LIRR station on January 3, 2019.

Photo of the NYCB Live's Nassau Veterans Memorial
Credit: Thomas A. Ferrara

The NYCB Live's Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum is seen during a Billy Joel Concert, on its opening night after its renovation, April 5, 2017.

Citi Field at the start of Opening Day,
Credit: J. Conrad Williams, Jr.

Citi Field is seen at the start of Opening Day, March 31, 2014. 

Lifeguards on duty for the 16th Annual Jones
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Lifeguards are on duty for the 16th Annual Jones Beach Air Show at Jones Beach in Wantagh Saturday May 25, 2019

The Jones Beach Water Tower is bathed in
Credit: John Paraskevas

The Jones Beach Water Tower is bathed in orange light as a full moon passes overhead on Wednesday, July 2, 2004.

Four of the six Air Force Thunderbird F-16s

Four of the six Air Force Thunderbird F-16s performing at the 16th Annual Jones Beach Air Show above Wantagh on Saturday.

Aerial view showing the walkovers on newly constructed
Credit: Newsday/John Keating

Aerial view showing the walkovers on newly constructed dunes at Long Beach on July 1, 2019.

Zoom background

There may be no video conferencing at this beach, but you can still bring this beach to your video conference.

Long Beach resident Brendan McDerby takes in the
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Long Beach resident Brendan McDerby takes in the sunset after paddle boarding off the shores of Long Beach on this brisk evening Thursday Dec. 12, 2019

The sun setting behind Robert Moses Causeway at
Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams

The sun setting behind Robert Moses Causeway at Robert Moses State Park at 8:21pm on the first day of summer and the longest day of the year June 21, 2017. A Day in the Life of the longest day of the year.

Vintage Jones Beach background

Put yourself on the cover of Newsday's FeedMe magazine.

Feedme Feed Me background

Put yourself on the cover of Newsday's FeedMe magazine.

Go live on your video conference from a news studio.

Go live on your video conference from a news studio.

Go live on your video conference from a news studio.

A note to our community:

As a public service, this article is available for all. Newsday readers support our strong local journalism by subscribing.  Please show you value this important work by becoming a subscriber now.

SUBSCRIBE

Cancel anytime

More Lifestyle