Light types in CINEMA 4D Lite


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Light types in CINEMA 4D Lite

In CINEMA 4D Lite, there are several different light types, and we're going to have a look at those here. If we go to the Light Objects menu, and we're in Chapter11_05.c4d, if you click and hold that, you can see six different light types. We're going to start with this one, light. And if we add that light, it's actually an omnidirectional light and if we go down to the attributes manager you can see tabs associated with that light down here. You've got the basic and coordinates tabs and then the general tab is where you choose the light type.

And you can see this is an obney light. An example of an obney light in real life would be a light bulb. It gives light in all directions. Now if I changed to my right view, you'll see that the light is created at the origin point. So, really, if I want this to cast light on the front of this robot instead of on the back, I really need to move it to the front of my scene and maybe move it up a little bit to see its effect. And if we go back...

Light types in CINEMA 4D Lite
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Light types in CINEMA 4D Lite provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Angie Taylor as part of the CINEMA 4D Lite for After Effects: Getting Started

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