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This is a tutorial how to make a exterior lightning and render with mental ray . This scene was modeled in 3D max 7 and rendered with mental ray 3.4, the unit is in meter.

For this tutorial's purpose, I modeled a simple scene with some boxes (simulating the buildings...).

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Sunlight: I used a Mr Spot Light, placed it far away from the building, then adjusted the Hotspot/Falloff, as you can see below.

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Skylight: place a Skylight above 'the building' . Here is the setting for skylight and Mr spot light.


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Jeff on Wed, 24 June 2015 8:10am
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Chicho Chicho on Tue, 23 July 2013 11:18am
great! es: muy bonito todo! en: very nice all!
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Budiana on Fri, 15 June 2012 4:54am
great... like this...!!
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Andy on Fri, 16 December 2011 12:28pm
Hmm, why does my rendering look nothing like yours?
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