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Lumion 3D Best Practices by Ciro Cardoso

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Photo and movie effects

As mentioned at the beginning of this chapter, most of the effects can be applied in either Photo or Movie mode. For that reason, the knowledge you acquire here can and should be used when creating animations.

For the next effects, we will firstly begin by explaining why the effect is useful, and secondly offer some tips to use it.

Sun Study – a useful tool

The first effect you can use is the Sun Study and this effect lets you pinpoint a geographical location of your project. This affects the sun and the shadows produced which in turn lets the architect see how these two elements affect the building and the surroundings.

This effect can be found under the World tab and allows a very accurate selection of the building's location ...

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