PiVisuals asked if I could post the details of my lighting setups from my Outdoor Lighting Tests, so I quickly compiled a quick table of the important settings for each scene.
All scenes have these common settings:
- “Final Gather” radiosity set with 2 indirect bounces.
- One main distant light for the sun (or moon).
|Scene||Backdrop Color||Radiosity Intensity||Light Color||Light Intensity||Light Heading||Light Pitch|
As I described in the original post, the background color and radiosity for the Evening render uses a large inverted sphere with a 100% luminous surface. The sphere has a radius of about 500 ft and the surface is a gradient along the X-coordinates, using these values and colors: