O'Reilly logo

Real World Modo: The Authorized Guide by Wes McDermott

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 9
 image

Advanced Lighting and Rendering: Working in Linear Space

 

The topic of linear workflow has been a hot topic over the past few years. In a nutshell, a linear workflow is about creating an environment that allows light to behave as it does in the real world. A linear image is a 32-bit floating point image that has been stored in linear space, which means that it has gamma-encoded values removed and is set in a gamma of 1.0. Working in linear space is used in the compositing environment. It has several benefits, such as being able to realistically composite elements. For example, in Figure 9.1, you can see how realistically ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required