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Introduction to Lighting in 3ds Max
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Released Dec 3, 2012
Getting acquainted with the core lighting tools and features of 3ds Max is an important skill for anyone who is getting started with this powerful 3D application. This training will begin with us learning about the various types of lights found in 3ds Max and how to precisely control your light parameters and find the right mixture of physical accuracy, and your own artistic desires.

In this 3ds Max tutorial, we will also explore some of the specialized parameters found in certain light types, we will learn about the different types of shadows that can be utilized within 3ds Max, and explore the unique characteristics of each of these shadow types. We will also learn how we can use volumetric lights to add a sense of mood and atmosphere to our renders, along with many additional lessons covering tools and topics that are designed to give you a strong introduction to the lighting and rendering capabilities of 3ds Max.