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Old 05 May 2013   #1
maya window lighting

Hi,

I have created a scene with windows in and i want that effect in photos where it blows out the highlights of the windows so it looks like bright sun outside and you can't see anything but white. How could i achieve this effect?
 
Old 05 May 2013   #2
post effect could save u!
 
Old 05 May 2013   #3
Use Photoshop.
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Old 05 May 2013   #4
You put a really strong light outside the window, just like in the real world.
then you add some glow in post.
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Old 05 May 2013   #5
I would also do this in post by creating a bloom effect. Neil has a pretty good starter tut here_
http://www.neilblevins.com/cg_educa...cular_bloom.htm

You could also create an arealight and place it just a tiny bit inside the house at the window and then have it point outwards, so that it will hit the windowframe and look like glow.
This method is probably a bit deprecated though and from the days before GI, but it should still work fine
 
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