Creating image-based lighting using High Dynamic Range Images (HDRIs)


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Creating image-based lighting using High Dynamic Range Images (HDRIs)

One of the great things about lighting with Twilight is the versatility and diversity of the options available. As well as the Physical Sun and Sky system and the ability to mimic artificial light sources using some very specific light types, we also have the option to use image- based, or HDRI, lighting if we want to. The initials HDRI stands for High Dynamic Range Image. This is a specialized image format that holds a far higher amount of data, including luminance data, than can be captured by a typical film or digital camera in a single shot.

In this video, we are going to walk you through the steps required to set up image-based lighting in Twilight. Our start scene is once again in complete darkness, so we will be building our scene lighting from scratch. To do this, our first port of call needs to be Twilight's Light Editor, so let's come up to the Twilight toolbar and click on the icon to open that. Straight away we are taken into our Sun/Sky tab, which is exactly where we ...

Creating image-based lighting using High Dynamic Range Images (HDRIs)
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Creating image-based lighting using High Dynamic Range Images (HDRIs) provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Brian Bradley as part of the SketchUp Rendering Using Twilight

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