Keep up-to-date with Free tutorials!!

 

Sign up to our twice-monthly newsletter today for the latest tutorials, interviews and product information.

Sign me up to receive third-party emails from 3dtotal's partners, too!

- Latest news
- Exclusive Shop Offers
- Preview early content
- Plus much more

 

Not Ready to take that step? OK, Why not just Subscribe to the RSS Feed

 
submit tutorial
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Physical Light Exploited

| Your Rating:
rating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star none
(Score 0 out of 5 after 0 Votes)
| 53025 Views
| 0 Comments
| Comments 0
Date Added: 9th December 2009
Software used:
Keywords:
1100_tid_main.jpg
I know many people are using the physical_light. Usually they use it with the intention, well, to obtain physical correct renderings. I'm sure most of them don't know that sometimes they put the fox in charge of the hen house this way. Why this?

First, physical_light does cause problems when used together with Maya standard shaders, like Maya blinn for example. Here's a rendering with raytracing set to on, the material is the default Maya lambert, the light is a physical_light with intensity 200000 attached to a Maya pointlight:

1100_tid_raytraced.jpg

Looks good so far, but what happens when raytracing is turned off? Here's an example:

1100_tid_noraytrace.jpg


continued on next page >

 
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Related Tutorials

DGS Exploited

by Florian Wild
published on 2009-12-09

Keywords: texture, diffuse, glossy, specular,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star full (1)
Comments 0 Views 65594

Mental Ray Texturing

by Florian Wild
published on 2009-12-09

Keywords: texture, texturing, maya, mental, ray,

rating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star nonerating star none (0)
Comments 0 Views 26218

Creating detailed urban scenes

by Linden Stirk
published on 2016-08-04

Keywords: Linden Stirk, Hong Kong, Maya, making of

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star half (9)
Comments 1 Views 10257

A Realistic Lighting Rig

by Andy Nicholas
published on 2009-12-09

Keywords: vehicle, car, lighting, rig,

rating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star fullrating star none (2)
Comments 0 Views 45660
Readers Comments (Newest on Top)
no comments!
No comments yet. Be the first to comment!
Add Your Comment..