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Blender 2.5 Lighting and Rendering by Aaron W. Powell

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Preface

The field of lighting and rendering for computer graphics is a vast and extremely interesting one. Film and animation, game design, medical illustration, even set visualization for theatre all of these require someone specialized in lighting to see a project to completion. One of the many appeals of lighting is the desire to recreate conditions found in the world around us. Our world is full of many interesting and unique environments, each with their own atmosphere and visual aesthetic. As we begin our endeavors into the field of lighting and rendering, we will take a look at three common lighting scenarios presented in computer graphics:

  • Exterior environments
  • Interior environments
  • Lighting environments that incorporate both natural and ...

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