Written by Jeff Patton on .I wanted to pass along some information on a program called HDR Light Studio. They have just released a new version of the program (1.5). If you do product/vehicle visualization or any kind of studio/HDR work then you'll find this program useful.
Written by Jeff Patton on .Thought I'd try to save some time by providing answers to some of the most commonly asked questions here.
Written by Jeff Patton on .Do you frequently use cutout maps for things like leaves on your foliage objects? Have you noticed that the Final Gather calculation can be quite slow when you have a lot of objects that use cutout maps? If so, then you may find this tip useful.
Written by Jeff Patton on .
I've seen some stunning examples of rendered grass created with Vray using grass meshes as proxy objects and then scattering those grass proxy objects around. I tried a similar setup with mental ray and thought I'd share my findings.