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show user profile  mike_renouf
Hey all.

I've been off the forum for a while but I've managed to learn quite a bit in the mean time. I'm getting to grips with adding foliage with mrproxies and have also picked up quite a bit of knowledge I was seriously lacking in terms of lighting and GI solutions.

This is a REALLY rough render - which I totally blasted in photoshop to see if a some quick and dirty blurring might make more presentable. FAIL. But you get the idea hopefully.

Anyone care to crit me please? I'll try to re-render with higher antialias and get rid of the stupid glossiness that made its way into the carpet.

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2/8/2012 11:39:46 PM (last edit: 2/8/2012 11:40:56 PM)
show user profile  9krausec
I think the outside is wayyy blown out. I understand it would be brighter and white like that, but it's almost too much (I think, but then again, I don't know anything).

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2/9/2012 2:31:12 AM (last edit: 2/9/2012 2:31:12 AM)
show user profile  LionDebt
really easy hard to crit a render like that!
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2/9/2012 5:51:55 AM (last edit: 2/9/2012 5:51:55 AM)
show user profile  STRAT
im liking the outside, gives a nice contrast and focus. im really disliking the concept of strong light on the stairwell.


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2/9/2012 9:36:31 AM (last edit: 2/9/2012 9:36:31 AM)
show user profile  mike_renouf
It is a very rough render it'strue, but I'm impatient and I've only got a 32bit system dual core with 4gb of ram. When I do previews I keep the AA very low for time saving.

Thanks for the input thus far. I'll try to polish it a bit before I post again but that might be a day or so cos I'm under pressure with real work :).

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2/9/2012 10:50:48 AM (last edit: 2/9/2012 10:50:48 AM)
show user profile  mike_renouf

Ok, so I calmed down the overblown sunshine a little and de-crappified the rendering somewhat. I've not got anything outside apart from a plane and the trees, but the main goal I've been aiming for is correctly exposed outdoor details on an interior rendering.

The staircase has a holy-glowing-light-phenomenon because there's a window halfway up the stairs. It's not some overpowered fluorescent and I know it looks a bit fake, but I think it is about accurate.

I'm not happy with the overly dark lampshades still - they need some work - and I might put some colour on one or two of the walls. There is a feature wall paper on the wall behind the counter but obviously thats not in view.

Any help or suggestions greatly appreciated.

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2/9/2012 7:46:28 PM (last edit: 2/9/2012 7:46:54 PM)
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