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Maya® Studio Projects Texturing and Lighting by Lee Lanier

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Maya Color Profiles

In Maya 2011, the option to choose a color profile is included in the Render Settings window. The Maya color profile differs from a monitor profile in that Maya's version is applied optionally to the bitmaps loaded into File textures and is applied optionally to any image rendered thorough the Render View or batch-rendered to disk.

To use color profiles in Maya, you must render with mental ray and select the Enable Color Management check box in the Common tab of the Render Settings window. Once selected, the Default Input Profile and Default Output Profile attributes are revealed. The Default Input Profile option controls the interpretation of bitmaps loaded into File textures. If set to Linear, the values of the bitmap are ...

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