This is the most viewed picture in history and it's unique

Nearly 20 years ago, a photo of a gentle, green hill on the background is a clear blue sky, adorned with a few white cloud clusters that Microsoft bought the rights to use. Now, Bliss has become a legendary picture everyone is watching.

The title of the most viewed image in the world belongs to the default wallpaper picture on Windows XP operating system called "Bliss - Happiness", a photo exclusively from Microsoft. 1-0-2 in the world because the scene has changed a lot over time.

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Bliss "old days".(Source: HD Wallpapers.)

Nearly 20 years ago, a photo of a gentle, green hill on the background is a clear blue sky, adorned with a few white cloud clusters that Microsoft bought the rights to use. Now, "Bliss" has become the "legendary picture" everyone looks at.

The author of this photo is Charles O'Rear, a photographer who worked for National Geographic. On a Friday afternoon in January 1996, Charles O'Rear saw the beautiful scenery of Los Carneros as "molting" after the winter rains while driving from his home. Helena, California, in the northern Napa Valley of San Francisco, visits girlfriend Daphne Irwin (later his wife).

Charles O'Rear immediately pulled the car to the side and used his medium-sized camera to capture the beautiful green scenery.

In 2000, Microsoft engineers bought the photo copyright and named the image "Bliss". It is used as the default wallpaper of Windows XP operating system. At that time, about 1 billion Microsoft computers installed the default wallpaper 'Bliss' so it became the most viewed image in the world.

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Charles O'Rear - "Father" of the legendary picture "Bliss".(Source: Writely Expressed).

What is special is that Charles O'Rear does not use any software to edit the photo. When Microsoft bought the license, the technology group's engineers only made the image in the image darker.

After nearly 20 years, the hills that photographer Charles O'Rear photographed 'Bliss' have changed a lot, although it is difficult for many modern photographers to "blink" the beautiful natural scenery like the old year. Therefore, "Bliss" becomes "unique".

Don't believe it, take a look at the photos below to see Los Carneros vineyards of America's AVA, the area and location of the old Charles O'Rear photographed how the "legend" changed.

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The photo was taken in close proximity to the original location in November 2006, the vines covered the hillside.(Photo of Goldin, Senneby.)

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Napa Valley.(Photo: Wine Spectator).

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Dawn in Napa Valley.(Source: SevenFifty Daily).

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Sunset in Napa Valley.

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A small hill at Los Carneros AVA.

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Fog covers Los Carneros AVA in the early morning.(Source: Internet.)

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Vine Hill in Napa Valley.(Photo: Robert Landsness).

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Vineyards in Napa Valley are taken at a different angle.(Photo: WanderWisdom).

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Source: Napa Valley Real Estate.

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Source: Experience Travel.

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Photo: Jessica Merz / Flickr.

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Photo: Folly Wine.

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