Free HDRI Sky

Download a free, high resolution sample frame from Hyperfocal Design’s latest, most technically accurate HDRI sky maps yet, from our Time-Lapse HDRI Sky Domes collection. This single 9500px frame from AfternoonSlow01 measures around 15EV for bright highlights, sharp shadows and accurate color rendition. For use in image based lighting solutions, we recommend either brute force, unbiased or high importance sampling methods to get the best from this sky.

free hdri sample sky

Browse our full range of HDRI sky domes and time-lapse skies.

Hyperfocal’s Blender Tutorial + Free HDRI Sky

Our latest tutorial for Blender comes with a sample HDRI sky from our V-HDRI Skies collection.   Please return the favor and spread the word with a Tweet to receive this free sky hdri! 

Suggested Software Applications, Tutorials

Our un-clamped HDRI sky domes perform best with physically based renderers such as V-Ray, Octane, and Maxwell Render. If you’re a V-Ray 3 user, Timothy Back has written this simple tutorial to get you going as quickly as possible, whether you’re using the time-lapse samples or the single frame.

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