Dutch Skies 360° HDR - Project Info
This project started in 2008 and is ongoing.
The Dutch Skies 360° HDR skies are already being used for 3D, Architecture, VR, VFX, Games, Movies and Advertisement productions ( you can find some examples in the Showcases in the top the navigation menu or just click here ).
The magic of capturing skies with clouds in all kinds of different weather moods is really something that gives a lot of energy/ideas. The location ( more about this please see below ) is ideal because the weather conditions in the town named Scheveningen can change very quickly so on some days can have multiple recording session and all skies can be all completely different. Capturing skies is also extremely addictive guess its a pretty healthy addition.
Highly possible you might have seen a game or movie where the Dutch Skies 360° HDR are being used. In the showcases you can find several games and 1 movie . For the movies its a bit more difficult getting permission due to non disclosure's. Besides that for most productions not even aware for what its being used. The clients are of course not obligated to tell about it.
Since the start of the Dutch Skies project experienced lots of ( some were pretty crazy ) adventures with Film studios or VFX production companies.
Imagine going to a blockbuster movie here in the cinema in Scheveningen and seeing the skies being used and the captured sky is shot a couple of 100 meters form the cinema and...not allowed due to non-disclosures not allowed mention it. It sounds a bit awkward but in fact it isn't, this situation it stays a bit magically for me personally.
Dutch Skies 360° HDR Skies recording location
The skies are always captured on the two spots:
The first 11k series ( more info please see below ) where captured on the old location until they decided to place a fence that stands close to the camera. The 19k ( and above ) series are all captured on the current location as shown in the image above.
You can visit the location yourself by clicking on the following link ( works the best when using the Chrome browser ): Dutch Skies 360° HDR skies recording location Scheveningen Google Earth location.
Dutch Skies 360° HDR Product types
a) currently available Free & Commercial Dutch Skies 360° HDR's in this online shop
In the case you might have some question please be sure first read the FAQ Help Center. Most information can be found there. If needed you can send a message on the bottom of the FAQ Help Center.