Download an HDRI pano single for free. This image was captured with 24 stops of latitude.
I have an HDRI this week that I have found useful for a number of generic outdoor lighting setups. It is sort of the Platonic ideal of an exterior HDRI. There is a vibrant but not over powering blue sky with some large but not too imposing fluffy white clouds. There is green grass and some trees in the distance to add enough visual interest to fill the scene but not so much as to distract from what you are trying to light. This background fades into the background! I’ve used this in cases as varied as architectural visualization to a base lighting setup for abstract animation.
This HDRI was captured on a mostly sunny spring day around noon in a grassy field in the American mid-west.
This HDRI is equirectangular mapped for use as a CG light source.
It is provided as a 32-bit .EXR
Use this HDRI in any way you see fit for either personal, academic or commercial projects. Credit is not required but it’s always nice! If you are going to give credit please do so like this:
HDRI provided by
Mighty North LLC
There are 2 restrictions to this license:
You cannot resell this HDRI on its own or part of a package of HDRI. You can give it to others provided you acknowledge where you downloaded it from (here).
You cannot sell a derivative work that is not substantially different than this HDRI. I.E. You cannot sell prints of this image. You can however sell derivative works that are substantially different wherein this image is a portion either as lighting or backgrounds.
If you end up using this and would like to share how you’ve used it, please do so! Leave a link in the comments below. Let me know what sort of HDRI you’d like to see in the future and I’ll see what I can do.
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