Courtesy of Renato Lemus
Maxwell Render provides a complete environment system to help you to create any environment situation, including a plain Constant Dome, an accurate Physical Sky, and a flexible Image Based Lighting (IBL) system to use high dynamic range images.
The main environment types are:
No environment lighting will be used. All the lighting in the scene must be provided by the emitter materials.
Image Based Lighting (IBL)
Allows you to light your scene by applying an HDR image to a virtual sphere that encompasses your scene. See the Image Based Lighting section for a more in depth description.