A new experiment: applying the HDR technique to textures

A new experiment: applying the HDR technique to textures

Lately, I have been a little obsessed with HDR photography. Especially the work of Trey Ratcliff is breathtaking and he also has a very good tutorial on his blog “Stuck in Customs”, where he covers the ins and outs of the HDR technique. Inspired by all this, I thought that I could try and apply this special technique to my textures. And this is what came out of it – my first HDR beach sand texture. I hope you like it. Please let me know, what you think of this little experiment, so I can decide, whether it is worth to continue in that direction.

HDR beach sand texture

9 comments

  1. I think its quite an interesting result, and for sure would love to see a similar technique used again. Nice one.

  2. Jesus that is beautiful. I will definitely use this in a max test render doing a pseudo macro camera shot of some sort.

  3. I am glad you like it, guys! I will make sure to post some more HDR textures in the future.

  4. Great Texture! Well done! I’m currently making a website http://www.web30textures.com featuring many HDR Textures that I think you may enjoy viewing, I would appreciate you taking a look at my HDR Textures as well!

  5. Daniel WInd

    Hi Vince,

    Beautiful job. I was wondering what sort of license do you have for this piece of work. Can I use it for commercial purposes ? (not for selling it but incorporating it into a software application)

  6. gr8 texture i love this
    i need sharp marble beautiful Italian if u have in u r collation
    thanx for sharing.

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