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dann_stubbs
01-06-2006, 08:22 PM
http://www.studiodaily.com/studiomonthly/currentissue/5883.html

i get this magazine called studio monthly - an interesting mix of the various sides of production and technology - but this most recent issue has an article on lighting a product shot in under an hour - which is something that any users of 3D should read and make the connection of 3d "virtual" tools to the real world way... and the fact that setting up lighting in an hour is a speedy feat - rather then the misconception of most digital "tools" of you should be able to just push a button and it should look great.

but i hope many can find this article interesting and may enhance their understanding of real world lighting situations and how you can apply that to working in digital 3D space.

http://www.studiomonthly.com

dann

AdamT
01-06-2006, 10:07 PM
Cool, thanks for the link. I'm always looking for this kind of info.

JamesMK
01-06-2006, 10:42 PM
Yep, great link. Nothing beats the real world when you need a fresh take on CG matters. :thumbsup:

trescool
01-07-2006, 06:15 PM
Thanks great link.
good to learn from real world examples.

Zendorf
01-08-2006, 03:48 AM
The author of that article Vic Milt has a great DVD with all sorts of lighting tricks that he has developed over his career. Well worth getting to learn real world lighting on a small scale. He really is a good teacher and makes it all so accessable. Even uses his own softlight rig (nanolight) that he shows you how to build...can't say that I have followed him that far though!

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