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Realistic Architectural Visualization with 3ds Max and mental ray, 2nd Edition by Jamie Cardoso, Roger Cusson

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Chapter 3

Lighting in mental ray

3.1 Introduction

In this chapter, you will learn about lighting in mental ray. Specifically, you will learn about:

   Interior lighting with mental ray

   Parameters in Final Gather

   Creating Final Gather Maps

   Parameters in Global Illumination

   Hardware Shading

   The mr Sky Portal

   Exterior lighting with mental ray

   mr Sun Parameters

   mr Sky Parameters

3.2 Interior Lighting Concepts with mental ray

When a scene is rendered without indirect illumination, only light rays that strike the surfaces directly affect its illumination. In scanline rendering, ...

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