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Kayzer
09-11-2010, 12:59 PM
Hey..

can someone please tell me what are hdr images, and more importantly, how are the used (for which purposes) in 3d applications?

thanks! :)

MartinL
09-11-2010, 05:30 PM
HDRI are used as light source or reflection source.

http://www.xedium3d.com/tutorials/hdri/

http://www.the123d.com/tutorial/general/hdri.html

http://www.bluesfear.com/submittuts/3d/3/index.php

A few examples of how to use them, they are really good, and give a realistic look to the scene.

Kayzer
09-11-2010, 05:50 PM
great, i'll check 'em out.. thanks alot! :)

MartinL
09-11-2010, 07:26 PM
What render engine do you use if i may ask :)??

Kayzer
09-11-2010, 09:40 PM
mental ray

MartinL
09-11-2010, 11:08 PM
mental rayTry look at this then, its for MR

http://www.3dm3.com/tutorials/mr/
http://www.bleachforums.com/showthread.php?11224-3dsmax-HDRI-and-mental-ray-tutorial
Try those videos (http://www.google.dk/search?q=3ds+max+how+to+use+hdri+mental+ray&num=100&hl=da&safe=off&client=firefox-a&hs=9Zu&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&prmd=v&source=univ&tbs=vid:1&tbo=u&ei=QAyMTLDWF5HAswavt6XyAQ&sa=X&oi=video_result_group&ct=title&resnum=4&ved=0CEAQqwQwAw)

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