The lighting in the scene can be enhanced through compositing the correct render elements. Discover how to use the Raw Lighting element in V-Ray to create more vivid lighting.
- [Narrator] Now, let's go ahead and adjust … our lighting a bit in our composite, … so I'm going to go ahead and switch on the lighting layer. … Now, as you can see, this is the raw lighting layer, … which means it starts with gray and then adds in the light. … Now, one of the things I'm noticing … that this too is a bit dark. … Now, let's just go ahead and adjust this layer by itself … without actually going through an adjustment layer, … and let's go ahead and do image, adjustments, levels. … And, again, I want this to be pretty bright, so I want … the brights to be brights to be bright and the darks … to be dark and just a good balance of tonality here. … Then, once I have this, I can overlay this … onto the image that we have, which is this. … So, let's go ahead and turn this on, … and I'm just going to add what's called soft light. … Now, that soft light blending mode will enable me … to bring up the overall lighting in the room … and actually kind of create more of a contrasty effect. …
- Using exposure compensation
- Using photometric lighting
- Adding sunlight
- Adjusting auxiliary lights
- Balancing lights
- Daytime rendering
- Compositing in Photoshop
- Nighttime lighting
- Night rendering and compositing
- Adding reflections and final touches
Skill Level Intermediate
V-Ray Next for 3ds Max Essential Trainingwith Brian Bradley6h 13m Intermediate
3ds Max: Substance to V-Ray Workflowswith Brian Bradley1h 35m Intermediate
1. Setting Up the Scene
2. Lighting for Daytime
3. Daytime Rendering and Compositing
4. Lighting for Night
5. Night Rendering and Compositing
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