VFX Reference Vault: Fog

Explore our VFX team's favorite reference material as we open our vault of inspiration for a peek into our stash.

VFX Reference Vault: Fog

Welcome back to the Beyond-FX Reference Vault

Our secret stash of VFX reference materials remains open and ready for sharing! Join us as we showcase some of our favorite materials for some of the most needed real-time VFX. Who knows, these might be just the thing your own real-time VFX reference vault needs.

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"A cloud touching the ground," or fog, can be used to add atmosphere, mood, mystery or even reflections to a setting. It can be used to hide or reveal storytelling elements through its thicknessand dissipation, or how light interacts with the environment. Don't get lost in the mist as we list some of our favorite fog references.

Blade Runner 2049 - Ruins of Las Vegas Scene

Stages of Morning Fog on the Homestead

Amazing Plane Landing in Fog

Virtual Drive Through the Dark and Foggy Forest

Jurassic Park - One Survivor Scene (Flashlights in Fog)

Fog Rolling over Long Range Mountains in Lark Harbour, Newfoundland

Drone Catches Fog Rolling in over the Potomac River in Virginia

The San Francisco Fog 4K Timelapse

Chicago Fog Rolling in on Downtown

The Others - Lost in the Fog Scene

Making Fog with Dry Ice

Full RGB laser + fog machine :)

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