Bin Chen 2008
The two lotus flowers in the darkness by themselves seem to be lacking something. I needed some background.
I then used HDR shop to convert a night sky environment map from latitude/longitude format to angular map format that miro already supported.
After that I added a huge floor triangle together with a procedure bump texture made using perlin noise to model a water surface. Using Snell’s law and Fresnel equations, both reflection and refraction are visible.
After adding these elements in the environment: