Dosch HDRI: Blue Skies

Dosch HDRI: Blue Skies
Dosch HDRI: Blue Skies

Blue skies contains 20 HDRIs of neutral, blue skies.


High Dynamic Range Images (HDRI for short) allow you to import the complex lighting of a real scene in your individual 3D-design. Perfect shadow casting and reflection propel renderings into a new dimension of realism and expressiveness.

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The resolution of the Spherical Map HDRIs is 10,996 x 5,498 pixel. Additionally, the HDRIs are provided as Lightprobes (4096×4096), Horizontal Cross(8192×6144) and Vertical Cross (6144×8192).

Radiosity – and therefore the use of HDRIs is directly supported in many 3D-applications like Lightwave (version 6.0 and higher), Softimage|XSI, Maya & Mentalray, Pixar RenderMan, Bryce 6, Autodesk VIZ, messiah:render (Arnold), InSight (Integra), 3ds-max & VRay, 3ds-max & Brazil r/s (Splutterfish), 3ds-max & finalRender (Cebas), Cinema4D Version 8.1 and more. For further HDRI-rendering tools options the documentation of the used 3D-program should be consulted.

And each HDR image is provided in the industry standard .HDR. So they are useable in most rendering applications.

Download Product includes the formats:

  • HDRI – HorizontalCross (292,88 MB)
  • HDRI – Lightprobe (184,64 MB)
  • HDRI – Spherical Map (925,77 MB)
  • HDRI – VerticalCross (289,14 MB)

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Burning Question: Where can I get Spherical Map HDRI Files?

Spherical Map HDRI (High-Dynamic Range Imaging) is something that seems to be known by many names: Spherical Environment Maps, Spherical Reflection Maps…