Once the major lights are added to the scene, fill light may be needed to unify the overall lighting and reduce shadows. George adds two fill lights to boost the lighting in the living room.
- [Instructor] At this point, … we have most of our lighting in place. … And as you can see, … we're starting to get a good overall illumination. … But the scene still looks a little bit dark. … And in this case, we're going to add in a fill light … just to give a little bit more light in the scene … and to make things pop. … Now, we can do this simply by creating a basic V-Ray light. … And so I'm going to into my Create panel, … lighting, V-Ray. … I'm going to create a V-Ray light. … I'm going to make sure it's a plane. … And in this case, … I'm going to draw a fairly large light here, … somewhere around maybe four by eight feet. … And this is going to be essentially a soft box. … And once I have that created, I can position it, … say in my top view. … And I want to make sure I rotate it around … so that way it is facing … towards the living room here. … By default, it was facing towards the kitchen. … And let's go ahead and place this somewhere, … somewhere in the dining room behind the camera. …
- 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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