IMPORTANT EDIT: THIS IS AN OLD CHALLENGE.
Please enjoy reading through this thread as an archive, but it is closed to new posts. You can still download the old models and also post your entry in order to ask for feedback here
A new lighting challenge is in the works, In the meantime, let’s flashback to Lighting Challenge #5!
Hard to believe this challenge originally took place 6 years ago! Your goal is to light and render the scene as if you are under water. Make sure to check out the old thread as well as the gallery for inspiration and tips. For this challenge you will only have about 1 month to participate. The deadline is August 31st, 2012.
[li]If posting your own rendered images or video of this scene anywhere out of this thread, please credit Serguei Kalentchouk for the modeling.
[/li][li]Use any 3d software and techniques you would like.
[/li][li]Changes to the scene are allowed but not required.
[/li][li]Post your work in progress by replying to this thread so you can receive feedback
[/li][li]Feel free to share any extra information or breakdowns to show your techniques or lighting set-up.
[/li][li]Ask questions and give feedback
You can download the 3D scene files from the following, if you can provide a file format not in this list, please PM me:
Download OBJ file):UnderTheBoardwalk_OBJ.rar
Download Maya file: UnderTheBoardwalk_MA.rar
Download Max file:UnderTheBoardwalk_MAX.rar
Download Softimage file:UnderTheBoardwalk_XSI.rar
Download Lightwave file:UnderTheBoardwalk_LWO.rar