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Wallpaper Wednesdays: Atlantic Ocean Art

Wallpaper Wednesday is back with bird's-eye photos of waves washing onto sandy shores. Summer may be winding down, but you don't have to leave the beach behind with these background images.

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When August meets September, it can make us feel wistful for the end of summer's longer, laid-back days, but also eager for the cooler, busier seasons ahead. Carry summer vibes into fall by updating your devices with our one-of-a-kind wallpapers featuring artistic images of Atlantic Ocean waves rolling onto a beach.

Mobile Device Waves and Sand

"[B]ut if we drew a picture in the sand and signed our names, it would all be gone tomorrow, the way we'll be when we pack the car at dawn and drive to Baltimore." Elizabeth Spires, "Fisher Beach," 1995

Desktop Device Transitions

"Take a farewell look at the waves and sky. Take a farewell sniff of the salty sea. A little bit sad about the place you are leaving, a little bit glad about the place you are going." Robert McCloskey, "Time of Wonder," 1958

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