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  05 May 2008
lighting question

hello, im a newb be nice plz

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

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

http://img293.imageshack.us/img293/4748/lightsfq7.jpg
 
  05 May 2008
that is called IES light, you can get it under Create > Light > Photometric > Target Point / Free point
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  05 May 2008
thanks tecsun

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/...ighttestfc1.jpg

render time: 10mins approx
 
  05 May 2008
no problem. the IES look nice in your test render. do more rendering and have fun~ ^^
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