Windmill

Ford 8n tractor in front of an windmill from the 19th century.
Another example of Image Based Lighting (IBL). The virtual model of the tractor is placed in front of a backplate taken at the open air museum Hessenpark. The tractor is illuminated by a panoramic High Dynamic Range Image (HDRI) stitched from 210 single images. For Image Based Lighting Christian Bloch’s concept of Smart IBL (sIBL) is used.
windmill_ford_8n
Location Hessenpark, Open-Air Museum of the State of Hesse, Germany
Concept Cornelius Malerczyk
Photographers Cornelius Malerczyk, Florian Wittwer
CG model Ford 8n Tractor, model by JLA World Headquarters
Panorama 42 bracketing series with five exposure steps at 18 mm focal length
Camera Nikon D40, Tripod with ball head
Software PTGui Pro, Photoshop CS4, Maya 2011, Mental Ray, sIBL_GUI
windmill_equirect
Equirectangular projection of panorama (15 megapixels)



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