Lighting Images

Create realistic lighting in your Shaderlight render


To give your renders that extra element of realism Shaderlight Pro lets you add custom backgrounds to your scene.  You can use one of your own images but we've also supplied a selection of backgrounds that match the image lighting enviroments included in Shaderlight Pro.

The background images are only available for use with Shaderlight Pro and you will need to log-in to access them.

For more information on using lighting environments and backgrounds take a look at our online help.

Preset images


lighting images

We've supplied our own selection of backgounds to match the preset lighting environments in Shaderlight.  

If your chosen lighting image is selected from the preset lighting types in Shaderlight's render settings, select your matching background from the navigation on the left.  Simply download and save your preferred high resolution background and add it to your render using the custom background option to insert the file.

Moofe backgrounds


moofe lighting image

We've partnered with top CG photography company - moofe - to give Shaderlight Pro users access to a range of professional lighting images.

If you're lighting your SketchUp scene with a 'Moofe' Lighting Type then take a look at the corresponding 'Moofe' background images from the navigation on the left.  Simply choose the name that matches your chosen lighting environment to view and download your chosen background.

About moofe


moofe is the most comprehensive source of photography for use in computer-graphics (CG) imagery. Their skilled photographers travel the world to capture entire locations in full detail, with each package including a perfectly matched high dynamic range image (HDRI) to guarantee realistic lighting and reflection detail. moofe's ease of use, from exploring and licensing imagery online to seamless integration into existing workflows, saves time and money throughout the creative process. moofe is the brainchild of award-winning commercial photographers Douglas Fisher and Carl Lyttle, who between them have more than 50 years experience in creating compelling imagery. For more information visit