Environment Settings

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When rendering  in Realtime  and Photo Realistic  mode

we can activate environment options as :


Activate Sun                :  Enables rendering the Sun light and shadows

Location preset list        :  A predefined list of locations

Latitude  & Longitude        :  Location on the Earth

Date & Time                :  Day and Time of the Day for sun position computing        

North                                :  Direction of the North with respect to vertical Y axis



Ground Plane


Enable                  :   Activate  rendering of a infinite ground plane

Z height                  :  Ground plane elevation

Material                :  Ground plane material




The sky can be simulated with a HDRI background image or a physically

computed sky. The relative option can be selected from the Sky environment map drop down list.


For a physically based sky we can set :




Sky light Samples