View Full Version : How to make a space lighting ?

09 September 2006, 06:38 PM
I have a satellite and i want to make a space light close to the real one and this is new to me so please do you have a tip or a tutorial for this?

Also for the satellite reflection, what kind of map i can use for the envirenement?

Please help :(

09 September 2006, 12:38 AM
space has very harsh lighting, since there's no atmosphere to scatter the light. maybe use one far away direct light, so all the rays are perfectly straight. and use raytracing, cause the shadows are sharp.
and since its a satellite, its probably close to a planet, and if that planet is earth, you may want to put a slight blue-ish light from the direction of the planet, to show the light reflecting off our planet.

it's a starting point, anyway. hope it helps.

09 September 2006, 10:00 PM
Thanks man i'll try that ;)

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