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aram1
05-13-2008, 07:54 PM
hello, im a newb be nice plz :wavey:

i wanted to know how i can get the lighting effect in the image i have attached, the lighting above the LCD TV the 3 lil ones, im using 3ds max 9 and mental ray

what lights should i be using and at what settings, ive been trying for ages and cant figure it out :cry:

blah i cant attach probably because im new ill have to link it

http://img293.imageshack.us/img293/4748/lightsfq7.jpg

tecsun
05-14-2008, 12:55 AM
that is called IES light, you can get it under Create > Light > Photometric > Target Point / Free point

aram1
05-14-2008, 07:16 PM
thanks tecsun :thumbsup:

i been looking into IES and experimenting and creating my own files, i did a test render using different ies files for each light
http://img117.imageshack.us/img117/8959/lighttestfc1.jpg

render time: 10mins approx

tecsun
05-21-2008, 01:41 AM
no problem. the IES look nice in your test render. do more rendering and have fun~ ^^

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