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Lighting Scenes

Hey lee Griggs can you please explain your lighting setups on these are they just only one skydome light with no other light including the car interior render.

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Is there something I'm getting wrong is it just the default Arnold sky or there's an hdr plugged to it...how are there reflections in the head scans eye. I'm just confused.

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HDRI ->Skydome light color. What is confusing?

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No now i get it...i just thought it was the plain skydome color i didn't know you were using an HDRI....but for interior scenes which is more recommended and gives better results skydome or area lights on windows?

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  1. Skydome light (no HDRI).
  2. Portal lights at windows.
  3. Ray Depth 4.


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Ok, Thanks I'll try increasing the ray depth to 4 and post results later.

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It's definitely better... I think any lighting problem I'm facing is because maybe I failed to guess all the light sources in the reference.

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Which plugin are you using? If it's MtoA make sure that you are using Color Management with something like a Unity View Transform.

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No, I'm using C4dToA

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Information about ACES and color management can be found here.

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