This picture was taken from a ferry just as it was tying up at Port Recondo on the island of Burias in the Philippines in June of 2022. Burias island is only reachable via ferry , as there is no airport. It is part of Bicol.
This picture is a JPEG, 2560 x 1440 pixels and 1 MB in size.
A heightmap as used here refers to a graduated colored bitmap that represents terrain height. This sort of file is usable in creating land masses in some 3D graphics programs. In this example, I will be creating a random island like landmass. I will be using Gimp version 2.10 to create the actual image, then importing it into a POV-Ray version 3.7 scene script. (more…)