lighting question


#1

hello, im a newb be nice plz :wavey:

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 :cry:

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

http://img293.imageshack.us/img293/4748/lightsfq7.jpg


#2

that is called IES light, you can get it under Create > Light > Photometric > Target Point / Free point


#3

thanks tecsun :thumbsup:

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/img117/8959/lighttestfc1.jpg

render time: 10mins approx


#4

no problem. the IES look nice in your test render. do more rendering and have fun~ ^^


#5

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.