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Marcus Olsson asked ·

Set lights

Hello, I am right know working with my first render project and have a question regarding the lights in Arnold. My objects has a material that should look like metal, but I cant find any lights yet that bring out the sharp, shiny metal look. / It´s getting grey and un-sharp)

Which type of light (spot etc) is preferred?

So thankful for help and support in this case!

BR

Marcus

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Tim Harding answered ·

Area and skydome lights will take you a long way. In general, avoid point light sources, as they provide no area to be seen in reflections.

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