Learn how to create reflection elements in V-Ray for later compositing. Discover how to control lights and reflections.
- [Instructor] Another element you'll probably use a lot … is reflections. … And these allow you to control … the strength of reflections in your scene. … Now, for this particular image, … I've already rendered out some reflection passes … so we can see them. … So let's take a look at those. … So we have our regular image. … We have what's called the raw reflection, … which looks like this. … And then we just have the standard reflection pass. … Now, I find the standard reflection pass … is a little bit more appropriate for this situation. … But one of the things I'm noticing in this scene … are these large … blocks of light here. … And those are coming from the area lights in the scene. … So if we take a look at our scene, … you'll see these lights are right here. … We have this particular light called VRayLight_FILL. … And this one here … called FILL2. … Now, if we take a look at these, … and we scroll down to the options rollout, … you'll see that these lights do affect reflections. …
- 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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