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Getting started with LiveLight
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Kyle Green

Pluralsight

Kyle Green
In this series of lessons we will be exploring many of the new features and enhancements found in HDR Light Studio 2. Using HDR Light Studio, we can effortlessly create highly realistic studio lighting environments for rendering our 3D geometry. HDR Light Studio version 2 includes many new enhancements that makes this process easier than ever before. Much of this course will focus on the new LiveLight feature, allowing you to view your studio lighting results directly on your mesh, and precisely control the placement of your lights in real-time. We will also explore the round-trip process of taking your meshes as well as your camera placement information from 3ds Max, Maya, and Softimage into HDR Light Studio. From there, we will learn how to properly take your studio lighting results back to 3ds Max, Maya, and Softimage for final rendering. We will also explore features such as enhancing existing HDR images, user interface enhancements and many other topics that will allow you to use HDR Light Studio to take your renders to a whole new level of realism.
Introduction and project overview
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Introduction and project overview

 
01:16
User interface enhancements in HDR Light Studio 2
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User interface enhancements in HDR Light Studio 2

 
04:13
Getting started with LiveLight
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Getting started with LiveLight

 
06:07
Loading meshes into LiveLight
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Loading meshes into LiveLight

 
05:47
Viewing guides in the LiveLight window
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Viewing guides in the LiveLight window

 
06:44
Modifying existing HDR images
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Modifying existing HDR images

 
05:48
Using HDR Light Studio with Maya
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Using HDR Light Studio with Maya

 
09:56
Using HDR Light Studio with Softimage
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Using HDR Light Studio with Softimage

 
09:44
Using HDR Light Studio with 3ds Max
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Using HDR Light Studio with 3ds Max

 
08:30