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Joshua Lord asked ·

How to use HDRI maps in MAXtoA?

Hello

I'm trying to light my vehicle with studio lighting. I have a HDRI map I want to use but seen as I'm pretty much a complete novice I have no idea how to set it up. Do I have to connect the hdr to a light that I have put in the scene? I'm at a complete loss so any explanation would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.

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Lee Griggs answered ·

You can connect a HDRI to the Environment Map.

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david john answered ·

HDRIs are everywhere these days. If you’ve got a half-decent camera, a tripod and some software you can even make them yourself.
But just like creating art in Blender, being able to do it at all is not the same as being able to do it well.
So, after I created my first crappy HDRI and discovered how challenging it could be, I decided to embark on a quest. I wanted to create the perfect high dynamic range environment map that would give you perfectly accurate and realistic lighting as if you had teleported your CG scene to the actual location of the photo itself.
In truth, this is an unending quest, but I’ve made some fair progress over the years. The assistance of custom essay writing service helps students understand the basics of every custom written paper, as well as the elements of creative writing.

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