Download a Zoom background from around NSW
Zoom meetings have quickly become a way of life for millions of people. Everything from work meetings to birthday celebrations are now happening online as we all practice social distancing. So why not have a little fun with it? We’ve created a series of video and photo backgrounds from around Sydney and NSW that you can download and use for free.
Download Zoom backgrounds for mobile
Tap on the Download link, which will take you to Dropbox.
Tap on the three dots above the top right corner of the image. Select Direct Download. Once the download is complete, tap on the blue arrow next to the address bar. Select the image then tap on the arrow in the bottom left and choose Save Image.
Open the Zoom app and sign in. Select New Meeting and then tap Start A Meeting.
Once the meeting has begun (you will be able to see yourself on the screen), tap More at the bottom right corner. Select Virtual Background then tap the + symbol. Choose the image from the folder and get Zooming!
Virtual backgrounds for Zoom work best on desktop, so try using them on your computer for the full experience.
Talk with the animals
Sunrises & Sunsets
How to use our video backgrounds
1. Click on the blue Download link, which will take you to Vimeo.
2. Click on the Download arrow at the bottom right of the video. Select HD 720p. The video will be automatically saved to your Downloads folder.
3. Open the Zoom app. Open Settings (the gear wheel symbol in the top right corner), then click on Virtual Background.
4. Click on the + symbol and select Add Video. Upload the video of your choice and start Zooming from NSW!
For a video tutorial using a PC click here
For a video tutorial using a Mac click here
Breakfast with the roos
Breakfast with the roos
Make your morning meeting more interesting with some of Coffs Harbour’s cutest residents. Captured at sunrise, this peaceful video of kangaroos hopping across the headland will get your day started on the right note.
Staying inside can have us all craving a little space. So here it is! Travel through the Southern Hemisphere’s first Dark Sky Park in the Warrumbungle region of NSW. The clear skies and sparkling stars are out of this world.
Download the mobile version here
Our underwater creatures have also had to adapt to new social distancing guidelines. Join Weedy the seadragon, Furry the seal and Chiller the turtle as they host their very own Zoom meeting from across the state’s oceans.
Missing the pub? Take a virtual visit to Freda’s, The Imperial Hotel, Oxford Art Factory and more top Sydney nightspots. Share with your friends and create the perfect background for your #quarantini catch ups.
Download the mobile versions of 'Vivid Sydney' here