RICOH THETA for HDRI - Great Community Video

Fabien Christin released a great video explaining HDRI.

Some points:

He uses Photoshop CC to create the HDRI files because there is slightly better quality.

He’s tried:

Using Blender for exposure compensation with Photographer Addon

This is a video for the photographer addon for Blender.

Fabien Christin Sample HDRIs from THETA SC

Download Fabien’s samples

Unity presentation on HDRI


THETA SC lit by sunlight

More comparison

Pro-Tip: Never use Roughness 0

Note: the red is negatives. He wants the HDRI to have more dynamic range in bright sunlight

Possible lens cap filter. Untested.

Link to his full video