10 Location Reference Photo Packs to Spark Your Imagination

See the world from your own home with ArtStation Marketplace! From bustling cities to underground caves, we’re sure you’ll be inspired by these 10 location reference photo packs.
700+ Mines and Underground Reference Pictures

by Grafit Studio

Grafit Studio has compiled over 700 high-res pictures with underground systems, mines, caves, and more! It’s a great set for all kinds of world-building; concept art, matte paintings, photobashing, and environment studies. The pictures were shot both with natural light and flash.

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Himalayas – Cliff Valley

by Emilis Baltrusaitis

This pack includes 498 royalty-free HQ JPG photos converted from original RAW at 7952 x 5304 resolution. Perfect for matte painting, concept art, and reference!

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Urban Asia Reference Photos

by Tautvydas Kazlauskas

Photographs of cityscapes, buildings, and overall urban life. Taken in Shanghai, Qingdao, Beijing, and Suzhou. Buildings, alleys, city views, and street views for your concept or reference needs!

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Ancient Ruins, Environment Reference Pictures

by Nikita Vitol

This pack includes 272 photos with inspiring views of the ghost town Kayaköy. Visit the rundown Greek-style houses and churches which cover a small mountainside and serve as a stopping place for tourists visiting Fethiye and nearby Ölüdeniz.

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Env Pack 19 / Abandoned Manor of the Victorian Period / Reference Pack

by Andrey Vasilyev

This pack features 57 photos of Victorian-period abandoned and ruined manor houses in the rural environment.

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Medieval Slavic Architecture Pack

by Timur Kvasov

These 500+ royalty-free photos were taken in the Vitoslavlitsy Museum and in Veliky, Novgorod.

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Castle Reference Pack

by Zsolt Kosa

This pack includes 169 high-res images of castle exteriors, doors, windows, textures, and details.

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Pine Forest Reference Pack

by Oleksiy Rysyuk

A pack of 179 sharp and clear photos of various pine biome views. Properly exposed and color-neutral!

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Desert Pack

by Casper Steinsland

The Desert Pack is targeted for use by matte painting artists. Featuring photos from Petra, Wadi Rum, Oman, and Fujairah.

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Open-Pit Mining – Reference Pack

by Simon Klinz

This pack has over 360 photos of open-pit coal mining. It includes shots with different angles and focal lengths, taken at different times of the day.

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