Tag Archives: sky

Manuel Mousiol’s Time-Lapse HDRI Car Animation

Manuel Mousiol contacted me the other day to share his time-lapse HDRI car animation. Manuel’s company, Creative Control likes to work on passion projects in their spare time, and this result is certainly one of the best examples I’ve seen utilizing Hyperfocal’s time-lapses. Manuel has 10 years of experience rendering …

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Making Of Gloria Victis

Benjamin Bardou has released the making-of for Gloria Victis, which you can watch here: I emailed Ben with a few questions surrounding the creation of the film. What is your background and skill set? I’m living and working in Paris, France. I had an artistic education. I’m specialized in matte …

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Benjamin Bardou’s Gloria Victis and Other Works

gloria victis

Benjamin Bardou’s short film, Gloria Victis, is finally out now! Ben used VRay’s Sun/Sky system to do some of the earlier time-lapse shots, then Hyperfocal’s image-based, HDRI time-lapse skies from 2:20 onwards. Check it out: You can also view a preview, VR/360 degree video with some details in my last …

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Mecha Wars Competition


Check out 3dConceptArt’s Mecha Wars Competition for a chance to win Hyperfocal Design products, including your choice of Time-Lapse HDRI Sky Domes! Other prizes include stuff from Allegorithmic, Quixel, KeyShot and more! Choose the ‘mech faction to design for and submit your entry. I’ll be keeping an eye on this …

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Tweaking HDRI skies and time-lapses

gamma differences in blender HDRI rendering

I do like to talk up how great our HDRI skies are for 1-step image based lighting and how you don’t need additional lights and so on, however every project is different and sometimes you might like to tweak a few things! Over the years I’ve had a number of emails …

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Free Samples for Day Length, HDRI Time-Lapse Sky!

In-case you missed it, I finally released samples for a day length, time-lapse HDRI sky dome! They are from the time-lapse below: Provided in the sample time-lapse are frames 1-586 from a full, day length HDRI time-lapse sky. The frames are provided at a rather small 1024×512 resolution, as even half resolution frames …

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Why are the time-lapses taking so long?

So I’m a ways overdue now aren’t I? I put Q4 as the release date and now that’s long gone. So what’s going on with the time-lapses? Good question! Initially I was testing the best shooting setup to capture the HDRIs as efficiently and accurately as possible, and since that …

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