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Outdoor lighting
show user profile  pancake
I'm making a stage for a benifit festival. the modeling is coming along good, but my main problem now is the lightning.

im going to use either mental ray or default scanline, wichever is fastest to use.

Do you guys have any suggestions on a good lightning set?

I tried several daylight/ sun systems but they gave an overexposed look. ------------------------------------------------------------------------

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3/24/2009 6:41:44 AM (last edit: 3/24/2009 6:41:44 AM)
show user profile  del3d
you can come up with great lighting with any rendering engine. I'd imagine scanline will be the slowest as far as GI. I think you should stick with one in general and improve your skills while working with this specific one until you become proficient. Any lighting setup can give you an overexposed look if not used correctly. Post some more info and describe the climate you're going for and maybe then it will be easier to give out some pointers.
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3/24/2009 6:55:44 AM (last edit: 3/24/2009 6:55:44 AM)
show user profile  Chris123643
i have recently learnt daylight systems and find they work well, read up on how to do it from start to finish, the overexposed look will be a simple setting you need to correct.

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3/24/2009 7:32:31 AM (last edit: 3/24/2009 7:32:31 AM)
show user profile  pancake
I'm going for an outdoors sunny day.

here's what I got so far:

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3/24/2009 12:15:33 PM (last edit: 3/24/2009 12:15:33 PM)
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