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Building 3D Models with modo 701 by Juan Jiménez García

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Adding special effects

Apart from enhancing the image by manipulating the color or light information in it, we can in fact, add elements just by using Photoshop.

Although this kind of "tricks" are not real (as in not calculated by the renderer), we will fake some effects. The benefits for using them are pretty big, because they can be done more quickly than by modo's renderer, and still add to the final image. Let me show you the main post-production special effects that I use.

Bloom (general and selective)

Bloom is a lighting effect that spreads a glow around bright parts of the image. The things like an opened window, or a light bulb can show this effect. You can generate it right inside modo, but it's always interesting knowing how to fake it ...

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