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Lighting Tutorial by Laticis Imagery - Pretty good
Posted: 24 April 2013 03:00 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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Hi Scott,

Thank you very much for your posted images and feedback.
Seeing your rendered results makes me proud.

I know the lighting setup is quite simple but it works and anything that is easy and effective has got to be a good thing wink

Thank you for your criticism as well, I will learn more from that anything else, any more criticism are quite welcomed.
The fine print was a hurdle, hence the two difference sized PDF in an attempt to combat that.
Trying not to clutter the page and offer a screen shot was tough….but I do have some thoughts on fixing that for the
“possible” next one.

I have even thought of a possible video tutorial…not sure on that one though.

Thanks again for your feedback.

Cheers Laticis

Scott-Livingston - 23 April 2013 10:47 PM

My opinion, based on my first efforts: the tutorial provides easy-to-follow instructions on putting together a light setup that delivers excellent results, more or less on par with some of the best professionally-made light presets I’ve used. It’s very satisfying to be able to assemble the lights on my own, and I look forward to tinkering with the various settings in order to make lighting appropriate for a variety of different scenes. I did know a lot of the things covered in the tutorial pretty well already, but the new things I learned seem very helpful and important, and well worth the price, given the resulting renders. Overall I’m very satisfied with this tutorial.

One criticism is that some of the “fine print” (for instance, the render settings in step 2) can be very difficult to read.

I hope we’ll see a follow-up to this! Either another lighting tut, or something focusing on skin materials settings, perhaps?

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Posted: 24 April 2013 08:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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Hello Laticis. I have seen many of your excellent images in Daz forums, that is why
I have bought your tutorial immediately. Please prepare more tutorials and share your knowledge in them.
One possible improvement for the future is to make a printable PDF on the white background,
to save the toner while printing.

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Posted: 24 April 2013 09:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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Hi Artini,

Thank you very much smile

What a great idea for a eco friendly and cost alternative printable PDF.
Thank you for your feedback.

Cheers Laticis

Artini - 24 April 2013 08:33 AM

Hello Laticis. I have seen many of your excellent images in Daz forums, that is why
I have bought your tutorial immediately. Please prepare more tutorials and share your knowledge in them.
One possible improvement for the future is to make a printable PDF on the white background,
to save the toner while printing.

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Posted: 24 April 2013 09:48 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 19 ]
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Laticis - 24 April 2013 03:00 AM

I have even thought of a possible video tutorial…not sure on that one though.

Thanks again for your feedback.

na we would then need to translate it into English…. wink raspberry

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Posted: 24 April 2013 10:10 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 20 ]
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You continue to crack me up…LOL

Yep still laughing…awesomely funny :D

I was thinking of using a series of clicking noises…something like dot dot dot   dash dash dash   dot dot dot   wink

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Posted: 24 April 2013 10:25 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 21 ]
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I couldn’t resist… the oppotunity..I tried to resist the urge, honest.

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Posted: 24 April 2013 10:27 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 22 ]
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Glad you didn’t…it was so worth it smile

Gotta crash now zzzzz

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Posted: 24 April 2013 11:09 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 23 ]
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Very good tutorial, well explained step be step and well illustrated ... in one word : perfect grin

 

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Posted: 24 April 2013 03:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 24 ]
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Nicely done Scott.  Love the squirrel.  LOL

And I agree it was satisfying to build the lights on my own.

Thanks!

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Posted: 24 April 2013 07:20 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 25 ]
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Thank you very much Kalisx smile

Kalisx - 24 April 2013 11:09 AM

Very good tutorial, well explained step be step and well illustrated ... in one word : perfect grin

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Posted: 24 April 2013 07:24 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 26 ]
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Yeah,  the squirrel and the matching expressions rock smile

I had thought of supplying the Light Preset with the tutorial but there where fears that the learning might be lost.

” Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day, teach him how to fish and he will eat for the rest of his life. “

Muon Quark - 24 April 2013 03:32 PM

Nicely done Scott.  Love the squirrel.  LOL

And I agree it was satisfying to build the lights on my own.

Thanks!

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Posted: 24 April 2013 09:30 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 27 ]
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Got your tutorial as soon as it was released and have been very happy with the way it was written and the final results. Hope to post something in the next day or two.

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Posted: 24 April 2013 09:39 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 28 ]
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Thanks for your comments on the squirrel render. smile

Had another play with this…this time I changed the colors a bit. No postwork on this or my previous ones.

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Posted: 24 April 2013 11:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 29 ]
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Thank you very much GingerCakes smile

really looking forward to seeing your results.

gingercakes47 - 24 April 2013 09:30 PM

Got your tutorial as soon as it was released and have been very happy with the way it was written and the final results. Hope to post something in the next day or two.

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Posted: 24 April 2013 11:19 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 30 ]
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Hi Scott smile

Great to see David under these lighting conditions, must admit I haven’t tried that myself yet.

Scott-Livingston - 24 April 2013 09:39 PM

Thanks for your comments on the squirrel render. smile

Had another play with this…this time I changed the colors a bit. No postwork on this or my previous ones.

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