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Chapter 7. Lighting Principles > Traditional Lighting Setup

Traditional Lighting Setup

Traditional stage lighting and 3D lighting share many similarities, most noticeably types and general placement. It’s good to study traditional lighting to form an understanding of how important and effective light can be on your subjects, but be careful not to make the mistake of thinking that 3D lighting is just like real-world lighting. In fact, despite the many successful efforts to simulate real-world lighting in a 3D environment, the way to get there is not always as straightforward as one might think. Light in the real world behaves quite differently than light in a 3D scene. The trick is to use the tools you have to try and create a scene that is as accurate and appealing as possible. The following list lays out a common traditiona....


  

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