3ds Max features advanced tools for photometric lighting. Learn how to light and render photorealistic exteriors and interiors in this course.
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Don't let your colors bleed. Learn how to control and eliminate color bounce in your 3ds Max and V-Ray renders.
In this course, Scott Hargis offers pointers on how to take the all-important master bathroom shot by demonstrating the lighting, composition, and styling techniques behind capturing this space at its best. Learn how to take a portfolio-worthy shot, as well as a glamour shot.
Learn about the essential grip gear, from stands to sandbags, that photographers rely on when shooting on location or in studio.
Learn current industry techniques for creating digital matte painting for features films, from DreamWorks artist Danny Janevski.
Create more professional renders in Blender using V-Ray 3.0, the fast and flexible lighting and rendering plugin.
Architectural photographer Scott Hargis shows how shoot an exterior view at twilight, mixing natural and interior lighting to make a house look its best.
Scott Hargis demonstrates how to photograph a kitchen. He shows you how to handle challenging conditions, including shiny, reflective surfaces and tight confines. He demonstrates how to light a kitchen, style the room, test different compositions, and edit the final photos.
Create realistic, physically based lighting for 2D and 3D games with Unreal Engine 4.
Learn how to build an accessory that will improve your photography.
Learn how to create sports portraits that capture the prowess and competitive spirit of athletes, young and old, with sports photography tips from Robert Vanelli.
From lighting to posing to post-processing, learn how to create business portraits with a modern, professional look. Robert Vanelli shows how to light, shoot, and edit corporate headshots and environmental portraits.
Get started in product photography. Learn about the gear, lighting, and post-processing techniques you need to shoot products of all kinds.
Master the controls and creative options of your Canon speedlight—one of the most liberating photography tools you can buy. Learn on-camera and off-camera flash techniques for your Canon flash.
Master the controls and creative options of your Nikon speedlight—one of the most liberating photography tools you can buy. Learn on-camera and off-camera flash techniques for your Nikon flash.
Learn CINEMA 4D R17. From polygonal and spline modeling to lighting, rendering, and shading, this series of CINEMA 4D tutorials will get you up to speed quickly so that you can make great looking 3D graphics and animations with ease.
Master features of the V-Ray 3.0 rendering engine and learn how to extend the range of 3ds Max with V-Ray's state-of-the-art tools, such as progressive sampling, skin and hair shaders, and stereoscopic 3D rendering.
Learn the lighting and composition techniques behind photographing a bedroom for real estate advertising.
Learn to combine basic materials to create advanced material networks and use mental ray subsurface scattering (SSS) materials in Maya.
A start-to-finish project that results in a fully procedural "painted metal" material in Substance Designer.
Get up and running with CINEMA 4D R17 in just one hour.
Bring your logos to life with this quick start guide for animating and compositing a logo design in CINEMA 4D and After Effects.
Discover the challenges and creative opportunities behind telling a story with a mix of environmental and backdrop portraits.
Learn how to visualize your designs—buildings, furniture, landscapes, and more—before they are built with 3ds Max.
Learn how taking control of the white balance in your photography can expand your creative options and improve the accuracy of the color in your photos.
Learn how to use Lightroom's Adjustment Brush and Radial Filter to selectively light portrait shots.
Explore the creative options and challenges presented by backlighting in photography.
CG artist and environmental designer David Lesperance explains how he creates the rich, lifelike backdrops for popular games like World of Warcraft, Halo, Diablo, and StarCraft.
Learn to design, model, and render a detailed cityscape with Illustrator and Maya.
Learn techniques for lighting a still-life scene and processing the images using Adobe Photoshop in this "mini" course.
Learn to design and model a city from almost any era, with Illustrator (or any other vector drawing program) and 3ds Max.
See how a world-class photojournalist approaches the challenge of telling a photographic story with less than hour's shooting time.
Learn how to light and render the exterior of a building with 3ds Max, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.
Award-winning action and lifestyle photographer Kevin Steele shows how to capture the intensity of soccer on camera.
Learn how to render the exterior of a building with both day and night lighting rigs using Maya, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.
Learn how to take great contemporary senior portraits both indoors and out—and how to make some money at it.
Learn how to replicate three unique lighting setups for the inside of any building in 3ds Max, including daylight, dusk, and night shots.
Follow photojournalist Paul Taggart as he explores the unique challenges behind shooting photo stories about family members.
Learn how to replicate three unique lighting setups for a fully detailed modern office lobby in Maya, starting with direct daylight.
Learn how character artist Dan Roarty creates his hyperrealistic 3D portraits with tools like Maya, Mudbox, Knald, and Photoshop.
Explores the creative and technical decisions involved in photographing textiles.
Learn to create amazing lighting effects in post-production with Photoshop.
Learn how to model a female android that bridges the divide between man (or woman) and machine with ZBrush's powerful modeling and sculpting tools.
Learn the concepts, tools, and techniques for lighting with flash—from improving built-in flash results to shooting with wireless off-camera flash.
Gives beginning photographers a brisk but thorough look at using strobe lights in a studio setting.
Learn how to craft materials like wood, metal, and glass and light your scene inside the Unity 3D game engine.
Learn the essential techniques of flash and studio lighting that will deliver more pleasing, more flattering photos.
Bradley G Munkowitz, aka GMUNK, explains how he makes his op-art-inspired geometric prints by using 3D tools in entirely new ways.
Get introduced to MODO 701 and learn how to create 3D models, textures, lights, and renders.
Reviews the most exciting new features in C4D R15, including rendering improvements, kerning controls, beveling, and changes to the sculpting engine.
“Loving the pace of training, the clarity, and the flexibility to learn anytime at your own pace. The range of courses is great.” —Nick C.
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