Adjusting intensity and color


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Adjusting intensity and color

We are now going to take a look at some basic properties of lights, including the light Intensity and Color. So in order to better visualize the effect, I am going to activate ActiveShade in my Camera View once again, ActiveShade. And this just gives me a pretty good approximation of what it will look like when it's finally rendered. I am going to select the Spotlight, maybe move it up a little bit, and go to the Modify panel.

I can play around with some of the most basic Parameters, such as Intensity and Color. So you will see here, there is a rollout that says Intensity/Color/Attenuation. I will open that up. And what we have here is a Multiplier value that represents the strength of the light. And the default is actually 1. Previously, I played with this a little bit and changed it up a bit, and so now I have got it back down to the default value of 1. So again, this is not a photometric value. It bears no relationship to any kind of metrics in the real world.

It's a purely arbitr...

Adjusting intensity and color
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Adjusting intensity and color provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Aaron F. Ross as part of the 3ds Max 2011 Essential Training

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3D + Animation
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3ds Max
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