This video presents tips for basic studio photography lighting for glass objects.
Lighting for Studio Still Objects
Not all of us have an entire photo studio in our houses. In fact, unless you're a professional photographer, you probably don't have much space at all in which to create solid looking shots. That's where this helpful photography video comes in. Check it out to learn how to ph ...more
Three point lighting can be used to achieve professional studio results. For this, you will need: a key light, a fill light, and a backlight. This creates an even distribution of light on the subject. It removes shadow. The lights must be set up in a 15 to 45 degrees angle fr ...more
Create a larger, more sophisticated studio photography lighting setup but still use simple materials
This illuminating video tutorial presents instructions on how to create a studio-style lighting setup within modo 401. Whether you're new to Luxology's popular 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you' ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to use global illumination within a C4D scene. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to enjoy this free video ...more
This clip covers the very basics of how lighting works within the Blender 3D modeling app. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're ...more
This video tutorial is in the Software category which will show you how to map multi-sub objects in 3D Studio Max. What this means is you can apply two textures to a single 3D object. First you select the 3D object, say a box and go to editor > standard > multi sub-object > OK ...more
Use inexpensive materials to create your own photographic studio equipment for product photography. The DIY set up is simple and useful.
See how to simulate underwater lighting and caustic illumination within 3ds Max 2010. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the application, you're sure to be well served by this video t ...more
Ben for Mechanical Mashup demonstrates how to build a barn door halogen light system for a studio and how to establish right triangles and parallel lined without a square. It is quiet expensive to buy a barn doors according Ben, so it could be built by us. These barn doors can ...more
Watch this instructional photography video that introduces a very important principle (the law of reflection) when applied to photographing shiny objects in the studio. Learn the very most important, most basic principles of lighting. The angle of incidence equals the angle of ...more
Using a scanner to "take photos" is like having great studio lighting, a top of the art photocopy machine, and a high quality camera all in one. The process results in a shallow depth of a field, amazing detail, and best of all a dreamy, magazine-like quality. Interesting art ...more
During his opening address on April 18 at F8, Facebook's developer conference, CEO Mark Zuckerberg launched the company's augmented reality platform centered on artificial intelligence-powered cameras. The new AR platform will allow developers to display information, add digi ...more
News : Here's What Magic Leap's Creator Portal & Lumin SDK Docs Reveal About How You'll Develop for & Use Magic Leap One
Now that we've had a chance to jump into the Lumin SDK documentation at Magic Leap's Creator Portal, we now have much more detail about how the device will function and utilize software than any single piece of content released by Magic Leap to date. So now that much of the m ...more
See how to create arrays of objects in 3D Studio Max. While there are a variety of methods for generating object arrays, this clip looks at two of the faster methods for creating 1D, 2D & 3D arrays. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D ar ...more
In this video tutorial, you're going to jump into the world of C# programming and learn how to create a class. You'll need Microsoft Visual Studio and some C# knowledge. You'll also learn how to create objects and add a member to the class you made.
Learn three different studio portrait lighting techniques using just one light.
Understand the basic qualities of studio light by using a simple, one-light strobe lighting kit.
Turn Cinema 4d into your own lighting studio! This tutorial shows you how to use the HDRI Light Kit Pro kit of plugins and addons to create unique lighting effects - add your own softboxes, ring lights and other sources to improve your renders.
This instructional photography video with Jim Talkington explores various studio photography tricks. Whether shooting products or people, the whole reason for studio lighting is to be able to define the things you want to define and to minimize the things you don't want to see ...more
This four-part guide presents an introduction to physically-based rendering in Houdini 10, covering what PBR will and won't do for you, sampling settings, environment lighting, objects as lights, shaders, issues with specular highlights. Whether you're new to Side Effects Soft ...more
Creating wires, cords, and other rope-like objects in 3D Studio MAX can be tough, as they are oddly proportioned and often oddly positioned. This two-part video will show you how to model such objects in 3DS MAX. Now you can model yourself sitting at the computer modeling with ...more
Dogs and pets make beautiful portrait subjects, but they can be difficult to photograph. In this video, learn exactly how to set up your surroundings, lighting and camera to take your best animal picture. This tutorial will teach you a photography technique that you can use to ...more
This quick tutorial offers an overview of the 3D Studio Max Symmetry Modifier tool, a highly efficient means of modeling symmetrical objects. Whether you're new to Autodesk's popular modeling software or a seasoned 3D artist just looking to better acquaint yourself with the ap ...more
Using Zbrush Jason makes very high resolution textures then adds them to objects in a scene in Maya. You'll also learn how to create lighting to add realism to the scene. NOTE: This link is to a Flash version of the first 5 minutes of this 60+ minute tutorial. A download link ...more
Prevent indoor lighting problems with these great tips. -When a window is behind the object, bring lights closer to object or use a reflector using the light from the window to create a 3 point lighting effect. -To conceal someone's identity, eliminate all lighting and use a ...more
Want to learn how you can make some awesome YouTube videos of your own? Maybe your own Internet show or maybe even a short indie film... well, one way to make things easy is a green screen. This two-part video tutorial will show you how to make your own green screen studio and ...more
A Kinect is a great new toy for tracking motion, especially since it is more forgiving about lighting conditions and extraneous motion than most other cameras. Here's how you can set up your own Kinect as a motion capture camera.
You can take high resolution photos with just about any digital SLR, but whether these high resolution photos turn out impressive depends on setting, lighting, and the compliance of your subjects to pose. While photographing your friends and family in everyday life has these a ...more
This software tutorial series teaches you how to box model in 3DS Max. Specifically, you will learn the basics of box modeling in 3D Studio Max, then box model a jet and animate it for PaperVision3D. PART 1: covers the basics of shapes and objects and do a review of keyboard s ...more
Watch this instructional photography video with Jim Talkington and learn how to light a '57 Chevy in a photo studio. This is a beautiful car, but it prevents some challenges in photographing the shiny paint and chrome surface. In this tutorial, experiment how to set up the lig ...more
Even if you're a pro at doing makeup for school and for special events, doing makeup for photos is a whole other ballpark. Whether you're taking photographs with flash or with soft studio lighting, how the camera lens sees your face is very different from how the naked eye see ...more
The original pin up girls from the '40s and '50s knew how to work the camera and were clearly drop dead gorgeous. Even when Photoshop hadn't been invented yet, and even without all the fancy studio lighting and airbrushing we have now, they were able to look like handmaids of ...more
Learn how to go about rendering a car within modo. This clip discusses basic shader creation, studio lighting setup and how to approach to every single material using shader trees, raytracing with blurry reflection and global illuminations. What's more, you'll see how to creat ...more
This sequence of videos provides a tutorial on how to set up basic studio lighting in many settings. With these photography techniques, you will be able to create a variety of wonderful portraits with various lighting techniques. Part 1 of 8 - How to Set up basic lights for ph ...more
You can learn how to customize emitter objects in 3D Studio Max. When you turn the omni off, your screen will become completely black. By changing the face reduce, you can adjust the amount of emitters.
Transforms are a fundamental part of 3D graphics. It's important to know this well before moving on to making perfect 3D models with 3ds Max. So, check out this video tutorial to see how to move, rotate, and scale objects in Autodesk's 3D Studio Max, the graphic digital modeli ...more
This tutorial shows you how to link objects (parent) in 3D Studio Max.
The third dimension has finally arrived to internet browsing! Be sure to catch the wave of innovation with this series of tutorials. Initially, we'll be examining the importance of texturing basic 3D objects. Watch as the almost magical effects of texturing in 3ds Max transfor ...more
Portraits come in all shapes and sizes, but follow a few basic guidelines and you'll set the scene for a beautiful and professional shot. You Will Need * Work or studio space * A camera * A tripod * A backdrop or natural environment * Lighting equipment (preferably two light ...more
A diffusion panel helps to create soft lighting in a photography studio. Learn how to save money by building a diffusion panel in this free studio photography video from a professional photographer. Part 1 of 12 - How to Build a diffusion panel as photorgraphy equipment. Build ...more
In this 3D software tutorial you will learn how to use the volume selection modifier in 3ds Max. The volume selection modifier is great for affecting regions of a polygon. This 3D Studio Max modeling tutorial covers how to use proxy objects to keep an active selection set. Use ...more
Learn how to make compound shapes, or spline objects made of more than one spline in 3D Studio Max.
Lori Nix is a photographer whose stunning work depicts curious scenes of danger and disaster: abandoned spaces, architecture in a state of extreme deterioration, natural calamities, and more. But the mysterious places she captures with her 8x10 large format camera aren't actua ...more
Check out this 3ds Max video tutorial on how to create objects quickly by adding, subtracting, and intersecting objects. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling and rendering solution for games, film, and television. All you graphic 3D designers ou ...more
This six-part 3ds Max video tutorial will guide you step by step through the process of exporting from 3D Studio Max into the award-winning, science-fiction, first-person shooter, computer game Crysis. You'll see how to take an MD 500 helicopter and prepare it inside 3D Studi ...more
If you're a digital 3D modeler or animator, you should check out this 3ds Max video tutorial to see how to use real world lighting calculations to get soft, beautiful lighting in your scene with radiosity. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling an ...more
How does one snap in Autodesk's 3ds Max and how can one move things dimensionally? This 3ds Max video tutorial explains both of these questions as well as angle snaps and axis constraints. Topics Covered are Snapping, Angle Snaps, Axis Constraints, Absolute World vs. Offset w ...more
Renting is only half the battle – setting up an artist’s studio demands patience and preparation. Learn how to set up an artist's studio with this how to video. You Will Need * Fans for ventilation * Art supplies * A stool * A desk * Lights * A portable stereo * White paint * ...more
Photograph cakes like a professional by viewing this informative video. A visit to a professional food photographer's studio discusses briefly the basic philosophy behind cake photography, preparation, visual elements & props, establishing mood, framing the cake, lighting the ...more
In this 3ds Max video tutorial, you'll learn how to select objects or shape in the scene and also the many different ways to do so in Autodesk's 3D Studio Max digital graphic modeling software. You'll learn about free form, paint, and more.
The PatchDeform modifier in 3ds Max deforms an object based on the contours of a patch object. This modifier works similarly to the PathDeform modifier, but uses a quad-based patch object instead of a spline shape or NURBS curve path. Patch Deform is a great tool for mapping g ...more
The appropriate lighting in photography can make the difference between an average photograph and a great photograph. Get a better understanding of how to create the perfect lighting for your photograph from a professional photographer in this free photography video series. Pa ...more
Yes, this 3ds Max video tutorial will show you modelers and digital animators how to add more believability to your lighting with physically accurate lights, as in photometric lights, so enjoy. Autodesk's 3D Studio Max is a customizable and scalable 3D modeling and rendering ...more
Sometimes you don't always get perfect lighting when shooting an object or scene. If you need more highlights to define your objects, this After Effects tutorial can help. Learn how to create animated highlights to position over an image, logo, or entire video clip in After Ef ...more
Watch this series of video tutorials to see how the particle rendering system Krakatoa from Frantic Films works. Krakatoa is a high-volume point-based particle rendering, manipulation and management toolkit available as a plug-in for Autodesk 3ds Max running on Windows. Krakat ...more
The Lost Thing is a lovely short written by Shaun Tan and co-directed by Tan and Andrew Ruhemann (executive producer of the fantastic doc My Kid Could Paint That). Based on the award-winning children’s book of the same title (also by Tan), the piece was created over a span of ...more
Matthew Albanese makes painstakingly detailed model scenes ranging from eerie landscapes to outerspace to outright natural disaster. He crafts the models with tile grout, cotton, phosphorous ink, and lights them from within by 6-60 watt light bulbs. Via his Behance page: "My ...more
In order to complete this 3D spinning cube using OpenGL and GLUT for C++ programming, you need to know the basics of C++ programming. This video lesson covers everything you should already know. Check out the other videos to get the full gist: 1. Creating basic 3D shapes 2. U ...more