Light Setup and Optimization (pdf tutorial)

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Dear friends,

at the following link you can see a new pdf tutorial that gives some nice tips and steps for setting up and optimizing the lights in your scenes.

Link: https://www.thearender.com/resources/Li ... zation.pdf

Additionally, at the next link you will find the example scenes used at the tutorial:

Link: https://www.thearender.com/resources/Li ... _files.zip

The tutorial was created by Patrick Nieborg.

Tip: you can right-click on the pdf link and select the "Save Link As" option to download the pdf.
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Black diffuse on fake emitter? Never tought of that... thanks!

The only criticism I got is that both that black diffuse workflow, as well as the fake caustics workflow, should have some material setup images along with them. Right now we really have to be focused to understand them.
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JQL wrote:Black diffuse on fake emitter? Never tought of that... thanks!

The only criticism I got is that both that black diffuse workflow, as well as the fake caustics workflow, should have some material setup images along with them. Right now we really have to be focused to understand them.
for that you got the example files/scenes ;)

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Sorry Patrick, I forgot about those. Then I have no criticism! Thanks again!

EDIT: Are those material and scenes to be available through autoupdate? It would be cool to have them autodownload as Scenes > Tutorial Scenes, next to benchmark and exemples...
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Fantastic idea is to mix two type of glasses Thin with cast and invisible and the main is without cast and visible. This is really an information that will make my renders go far better.
Thanks a lot Patricks , and waiting for more.
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ADD this to official manual ASAP (su as well).

had all those errors and bugs. wish I knew this a year ago..

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This is a great tutorial and the setup files help to understand this pretty well. Was this all set up in Sketchup or something else? If it was setup in Sketchup, can the setup files be shared in SU format as well?

Nicely done!
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