Digital Lighting and Rendering / Edition 2

Digital Lighting and Rendering / Edition 2

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by Jeremy Birn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0321316312

ISBN-13: 9780321316318

Pub. Date: 05/02/2006

Publisher: New Riders

Crafting a perfect rendering in 3D software means nailing all the details. And no matter what software you use, your success in creating realistic-looking illumination, shadows and textures depends on your professional lighting and rendering techniques. In this lavishly illustrated new edition, Pixar's Jeremy Birn shows you how to:

  • Master Hollywood

Overview

Crafting a perfect rendering in 3D software means nailing all the details. And no matter what software you use, your success in creating realistic-looking illumination, shadows and textures depends on your professional lighting and rendering techniques. In this lavishly illustrated new edition, Pixar's Jeremy Birn shows you how to:

  • Master Hollywood lighting techniques to produce professional results in any 3D application
  • Convincingly composite 3D models into real-world environments
  • Apply advanced rendering techniques using subsurface scattering, global illumination, caustics, occlusion, and high dynamic range images
  • Design realistic materials and paint detailed texture maps
  • Mimic real-life camera properties such as f-stops, exposure times, depth-of-field, and natural color temperatures for photorealistic renderings
  • Render in multiple passes for greater efficiency and creative control
  • Understand production pipelines at visual effects and animation studios
  • Develop your lighting reel to get a job in the industry

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321316318
Publisher:
New Riders
Publication date:
05/02/2006
Series:
[digital] Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.83(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.69(d)

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Digital Lighting and Rendering (Custom Package) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
eaglesr More than 1 year ago
I got his book because I'm an animator. But I would totally recommend this book to anyone who needs basic understanding of lighting, color theory, composition etc. The text is well written and supported by lot of pictures. Its not very software specific, so anyone can read thru it.