Join Dariush Derakhshani for an in-depth discussion in this video Light caching, part of Learning V-Ray for Maya: A Professional Reference Guide.
In this video we will be taking a look at the Light cache GI engine in V-Ray.…Go ahead and open up the GI Scenes Engine Maya file and you will find this scene set…up for you with this geometry in this camera angle.…In the Indirect Illumination tab, GI and Reflective and Refractive caustics are…already turned on. We're going to set the Secondary Bounces…to none and we'll set the Primary Bounces to Light cache.…
Now, here is a render of the scene with no GI turned on.…Now ,let's take a look at a primary bounce of Light cache in the scene.…We can already see quite a bit of light filling in our box and our structure.…Now, Light Caches, pretty fast and gives you a good result with the primary bounce.…If you turn Light Cache on for the secondary bounce as well, and you render…the scene, you may be surprised to see that there is actually really no…difference between the two renders. Here is our primary bounce, light cache.…
And here is our primary, and secondary. And there is no difference between the two.…This means that light cache, as the primary bounce, is also calculating a…
- What is V-Ray?
- V-Ray integration with Maya UI
- V-Ray lights and shaders
- Working with global illumination
- Object properties and render layers
- Creating passes and elements
- Rendering and optimizing
Skill Level Beginner
Maya Rendering for After Effects Compositeswith Lee Lanier3h 9m Intermediate
Photorealistic Lighting with Maya and Nukewith Mark Lefitz2h 24m Intermediate
1. Getting Started with V-Ray
What is V-Ray?2m 50s
2. V-Ray Lights
3. V-Ray Shaders
4. GI Methodology
5. V-Ray Object Properties and Render Layers
6. V-Ray Render Elements
7. Rendering and Optimizing
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