WOTW Lakes Splash 2

Considering the popularity of last week’s mountains Wallpaper of the Week post, this week we are featuring another set of naturally beautiful wallpapers. Although, to contrast mountains, the included images salute the water.

In particular, lakes offer stunning vistas often incorporating mountains based on their geography. The lakes featured past the fold are all captured by photographers whose work can be found on Interfacelift.com. We gleaned some of the best and are highlighting them for iPad, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6.


First up is “Deep Blue” by Mohsen Kamalzadeh. The photograph is of Maligne Lake hear Jasper, in Alberta Canada. The image was shot using a Samsung NX10 and Samsung NX 12-24mm zoom at f/11.


Download Deep Blue: iPad; iPhone 6 Plus; iPhone 6

Second is a photo of the highest mountain in New Zealand, “Mount Cook.” Bringing it in line with our theme, Lake Pukaki rests quietly below. Photographer Oliver Bütner notes, it was taken on a particularly clear evening during sunset. According to Bütner the photo is mostly untouched with minimal lens correction and color adaptation.


Download Mount Cook: iPad; iPhone 6 Plus; iPhone 6

Third, another installment by Mohsen Kamalzadeh dubbed “Nocturnal.” This nighttime shot of First Lake in Alberta was short early this spring.


Download Nocturnal: iPad; iPhone 6 Plus; iPhone 6

Finally, another evening shot, “Nightfall at Lake Aurora,” by Dominic Kamp. The wallpaper is a composite of Kamp’s Iceland Aurora shots with a photo of Bannalpsee, Lake Bannalp, located in Switzerland. The picture of Bannalpsee was actually a daytime shot, converted to night for a conversion with the aurora borealis. Using Photoshop the reflections were added to the lake and the water ripples were tweaks of the individual image layers.


Download Nightfall at Lake Aurora: iPad; iPhone 6 Plus; iPhone 6


Getting involved in the Wallpapers of the Week section is simple! Catch up with me on Twitter @jim_gresham and send over your favorite wallpapers or versions you created. The section is populated with images found across the web and those submitted by iDB readers. You do not need to be the original creator, but proper credit is preferred.

[splash image provided by placeit.net]

  • Irakli Chikhladze

    Wat about THE 5/5S?

    • Newgunnerr

      You mean those old skool phones?

      • hkgsulphate

        how are they old skool
        still superior than most android phones

      • Dan

        that’s up for debate

      • CS

        No. The software, yes. Actually, most android phones are statistically better than the 6. And a few are better than the 6+. It’s the software (android) that wastes all of that power

      • markVI

        How are most android phones better than the 6 but only a few better than the 6+ when they have identical hardware (except for the screen)?

      • Muhammad !

        I have an iPhone 5S & you just hurt my feelings ;__; :'(

      • Ketrina Nolen

        I agree

      • Smh

        A phone that came out 1 year ago is old school? That’s disgusting.

    • Resize them using an image editing app or just use the larger image and let iOS intelligently zoom in on them…

  • Brian Brown


  • ghenoway


    • Ppeitp

      This is not a lake =/

      • ghenoway

        Ppeitp OK

    • Brian Brown

      Damn lol

      • Brian Brown

        Looks good on the 6+

      • ghenoway

        Brian Brown for 5S

  • jack

    great stuff

  • GuyWithTheThings

    InterfaceLIFT bro. I’ve been there.

  • jakeopp

    appreciate the iPad wallpapers iDB!

  • Don Bido

    What about THE 5/5S ?

  • jonnywayne

    I like that the iMac has 46% of battery left 🙂

  • TechLove

    Btw, apple watch is one of “The 25 Best Inventions of 2014 | TIME” <3
    Just sayin…

    • Ricky

      You killed me man, its like cases markers that show jailbroken phones

  • iPodDroid

    My personal Favorite!!

  • Vinny Perez

    Never disappoint IDB. This is what I got at the moment

  • David Gitman


  • Dan

    nice selection, using one for my iPad

  • Muhammad !

    R.I.P 2Pac !

  • rockdude094

    There should be a mac wallpaper of the week 😀

  • Jacque Miller

    These look great on my 6 plus! Anyone know if there is a Mac verison of these wallpapers?

  • smith

    For 5/5S

  • MacGuru17

    Absolutely gorgeous wallpapers, as usual!! I’m at a loss as to which to use (I’m weird in that I think I have to match my iPhone and iPad wallpapers, lol).

    I also really appreciate the background information on each of the photos.

  • Daniel Kurapov

    My today… (iPhone 5 + little brother medium)

    • Sanjay Bandaru

      good one!!!

  • haaaa

  • Edgar Gonzalez

    Great, but it doesn’t work on Landscape mode on my 6 Plus