Using a large background image is a great option for making a strong an immediate impression on website visitors. Full-size photos transform the look of a page, and a quality photo can give a web design an amazing background.
Of course, large background photos aren’t the right fit for every project and they do have some drawbacks (load times for example), but in the right situation the use of a large background photo can be a great design decision.
In this post we’ll showcase 25 examples of websites that make excellent use of big background images/photos. Hopefully these designs can provide some inspiration if you are working on a project and considering taking this approach.
For more design inspiration please see:
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