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Photographic Rendering with V-Ray for SketchUp by Brian Bradley

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Good composition is the foundation of photographic rendering

Once the geometry populating a scene has been lovingly prepared, the thing that we as the render artist will be charged with is the task of turning plain scene models into a finalized, photo-realistic render. We can give ourselves a solid foundation on which to build by, first of all, giving consideration to the compositional quality of the shot (or render) that we have been tasked with creating.

In fact, when you start to give some serious thought to the subject, doesn't it stand to reason that in order to look like a photograph, a rendered image would need to be constructed in at least a similar manner as the photograph that it is seeking to mimic?

This is why compositional rules such ...

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