Ballistic Publishing announces the third of its Ultimate, 16-megapixel, royalty-free photographic collections to meet the growing demand for ultra-high-quality image assets for game and film creators - Ultimate: Herioc Male.

Developed in conjunction with the human reference resource company, 3D.SK, the dual-DVD sets are packed full of the highest quality photographic reference available. The DVDs are suitable for film and game development, life drawing, texture reference, or any other pursuit that requires images of the highest quality. The series will include location, texture, and human reference photographs. All shots are provided in high-resolution RAW formats, offering artists a comprehensive set of ultra-high-quality assets.

The Ultimate DVD photographic sets are ideal for digital artists who are creating high-resolution texture maps and matte paintings for film or next-gen game productions.

The third title in the Ultimate Series features the male model Zbynek Ceradsky, photographed by acclaimed photographer Peter Levius. The set features clothed and semi-clothed photographs shot at all angles. The theme is Heroic poses and each of the hi-res reference photos are delivered in RAW format.

In this dual set an additional 200 images have been provided, making over 500 photographs available. The selection of shots offer high leves of eye, face, hand and texture detail with modeling reference which can be used freely for any personal or commercial projects. The 500 images on dual-DVD are categorized by keyword, tagged and searchable by an easy-to-use browser interface.

The set costs $75 (£39).