Direct lighting


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Direct lighting

This movie is going to review some fundamental concepts when working with CG lights in mental ray. There are two main types of light. We have direct lighting and indirect lighting. What direct lighting means is it's light that comes from a light source: rays of light coming from the sun, or a flashlight, or light in a room. Direct lights cast shadows when they encounter objects in the scene. Indirect lighting is the type of lighting that is caused when a ray of light from a direct light bounces off a surface and starts to encounter other surfaces in a room.

It's a type of ambient light. So I want to talk about direct lighting in this movie, and show you how some different types of direct lighting can be simulated. So I have a room model here, and this room was created by my brother Travis Keller for his design company, Silver Hammer Design and Construction. So he actually uses this to show off designs to clients. This is a room that he created. First, I want to show - I have a direct ...

Direct lighting
Video duration: 4m 48s 4h 56m Intermediate

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Direct lighting provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Eric Keller as part of the Lighting and Rendering with mental ray in Maya

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3D + Animation Photography
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