Sky Modelling

Spherical IBL HDR image of a grass area nearby some houses looking into the sun.
A 360 degree photograph captured using a professional panoramic capture setup.

We are fascinated by the rich appearance our atmosphere can display above us on a daily basis and trying to replicate that in our renderers. 

A motivational sky photo gallery

Latest Publications

A standalone C++ 17 implementation of the sky radiance models described in the papers "A Wide Spectral Range Sky Radiance Model" and "A Fitted Radiance and Attenuation Model for Realistic Atmospheres". It contains the model library together with a simple example renderer and a GUI frontend to illustrate how to use it.
Code available

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