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Area light in Carrara?
Posted: 04 November 2012 08:28 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Hi all,

What is the name of light in Carrara which are named “Area Light” in lightwave?

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Posted: 04 November 2012 10:38 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I believe you have a couple of choices. You can use a Shape Light (select a rectangle as the shape), or you can add a plane (or other object) and an Anything Glows light which you then set up to use the plane as the object that glows.

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Posted: 04 November 2012 10:55 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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not a real equivalent, but I use often infinite lights, with softs shadows setted on 1000 meters, and it’s more or less trhe same style of lighting… very soft…

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Posted: 04 November 2012 04:58 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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celmar - 04 November 2012 10:55 AM

not a real equivalent, but I use often infinite lights, with softs shadows setted on 1000 meters, and it’s more or less trhe same style of lighting… very soft…


Hi celmar, I think the light you are referring to is the Distant Light. I don’t think it’s soft in itself- Not unless you use soft shadows.

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