Working with visible or volumetric light


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Working with visible or volumetric light

Have you ever been to a theater and looked up at a spotlight that was shining down on an actor on the stage and been able to see that cone of light coming out of the light source? Normally, you are not able to see light photons, but in a spotlight like that, you're actually not seeing the light itself, but you're seeing the light bouncing off of little dust particles and moisture and smoke and things like that that are in the air. That visible light is another component that the programmers have given us to work with. I've got a very simple scene opened here.

Before we look at this specific example though, let's take a look at some of the settings. I'm going to make a new document by hitting Command+N or Ctrl+N, and let's add a spot light to the scene. I'll click on the Light object and go to Spot Light. Now on the Light, under the General properties, I'm going to click and hold on Visible Light. There are four options here: None, which is the d...

Working with visible or volumetric light
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Working with visible or volumetric light provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D Essentials 4: Materials, Texturing, and Lights

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3D + Animation
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CINEMA 4D
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