Computer Graphic + Photography The Common GroundCreating Computer Graphics images combines many tasks found on any Photography or Movie SetComputer Graphic + Photography The Common Ground by *linvanoak
Many people may have a hard time explaining their friends, family or any other interested person how computer graphics images are created.
When people speak of digital art the areas of Drawings & Paintings and 3 - Dimensional Digital Art often seem to get mixed up.
The first question I hear most of the time is:
- Did you paint that?
- No I didn't. I created a scene and then rendered it.
In this example screenshot of the image "Deacon - The Folly of Hearts" on the left side you can see the same scene from three different angles.
If you look closely you can detect parts of Deacon also in the "Perspective View and the "Left View".
On the top left you can see what is captured by camera "v1004".
On the right you can see the final rendered image in the Octane Render viewport.
So You're a Renderer Now!This is another opinion piece for me to pothole back to from the DAZ forums. As such, it doesn't apply to many of you who will read it first. This is just a brief discussion of some facts that the DAZ Studio rendering newbie may not know and may not think to ask.So You're a Renderer Now! by ~SickleYield
1. Learn lighting first. If you're noticing that your renders tend to look terrible compared to other people's renders, the answer is not "buy more products," it's "learn to light your scene." Learn to use UberEnvironment and the Advanced Ambient and Advanced Spotlight products. The latter two do cost money, but it pays massive dividends in what you can do with it. Look at Ready to Render scenes that came with your copy of DAZ Studio and fiddle about with settings to see what works and what doesn't (the Quick Start Guide is your friend, and yes, I know most of you hate reading but I am dead serious, READ THE QUICK START GUIDE). This will also save you a lot of endless fiddling wi
Atmospheric Effects Cameras (video links)Here's a link to my trio of videos on using AoA's Atmospheric Effects Cameras for DAZ Studio...Atmospheric Effects Cameras (video links) by ~JV-Andrew
And here's the two rendert versions of the scene from the third video (DAZ Studio - volume cam 02)... http://fav.me/d6t6jbj and http://fav.me/d6t6jtn