modelling a room with accurate lighting

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eranb
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modelling a room with accurate lighting

Post by eranb » Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:36 am

Hi all

I am part way through modelling a very accurate rendition, please see the render below.

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I would be interested in thoughts of poeple and in particularly the lights as this is critical for the job. To do the lights I have used ies files which were traken from the lighting company that was using the lights.

Any feedback appreciated!

Thanks.

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Re: modelling a room with accurate lighting

Post by jo-ke » Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:54 pm

I am interessted in the glow of the outside light. Is it postprocessed or rendered?

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Re: modelling a room with accurate lighting

Post by RTD Laboratories » Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:20 pm

Hello, and welcome to the forums!

I'm guessing that the website the image links to is where you got the IES files?
The rendering is pretty good as far as lighting goes, altho I would either reduce the exposure so that the bloom from the outside isn't as overwhelming, or close the curtains so you can see the lights better. Just my thoughts tho, if that is the look you are aiming for then that's ok :) .

I have to ask however, is that a rendering you made or is that a reference to what you are trying to achieve? I'm asking because it doesn't look like a result Twilight Render would produce. I also found a video of the exact same scene on YouTube, in a graphics tech demo of UE4 from 2014. So idk there...
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Re: modelling a room with accurate lighting

Post by Mike1158 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:28 pm

I like it, goes to show real as opposed to architectural lighting.

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Re: modelling a room with accurate lighting

Post by Fletch » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:42 pm

Great progress so far! :^:
A little dark in bottom right corner on my screen.

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Re: modelling a room with accurate lighting

Post by slotly » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:00 pm

:^:

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Re: modelling a room with accurate lighting

Post by pbacot » Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:06 pm

I don't know about the quality of those particular lights but you will get some less desirable patterns on the wall, when the fixtures are so close. Often people use wall washer fixtures a little further away from the wall. Design wise it is also tricky with the seating right there, as people don't want to see the glare or be in a spotlight. The light on the sofa looks very bright and these same lights may work fine like this on a dimmer setting.

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