Lighting Tutorials

Learn the secrets of lighting for photography, video, and animation in our expert-taught video tutorials. In these photo lighting courses, you'll explore studio lighting, lighting for 3D virtual environments, outdoor shooting, and how to use a reflector, strobe, softbox, and other gear that can help you take well-lit shots.

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  • view course page for Creating Cityscapes in Maya

    Learn to design, model, and render a detailed cityscape with Illustrator and Maya.

    3h 2m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating Cityscapes in 3ds Max

    Learn to design and model a city from almost any era, with Illustrator (or any other vector drawing program) and 3ds Max.

    3h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Exteriors in 3ds Max

    Learn how to light and render the exterior of a building with 3ds Max, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.

    3h 43m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Exteriors in Maya

    Learn how to render the exterior of a building with both day and night lighting rigs using Maya, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.

    4h 5m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Rendering Interiors in Maya

    Learn how to replicate three unique lighting setups for a fully detailed modern office lobby in Maya, starting with direct daylight.

    3h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Materials and Lighting in Unity

    Learn how to craft materials like wood, metal, and glass and light your scene inside the Unity 3D game engine.

    2h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Level Design Basics in Unity

    Learn basic level design techniques using the Unity3D game engine, and create environments that are fun to navigate, modular and easy to reuse, and highly interactive.

    3h 9m
    Intermediate
     
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