V-Ray HDRI – Tutorial Demo

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09

HDRI MAPS

ABSTRACT

How to use an HDRI map to light a scene with an environment

 

CONCEPTS

  • Use V-Ray Light in “Dome” mode (units = default, don’t’ use watts)
  • Load the HDRI map in the V-Ray Light – TEXTURE channel
  • Increase multiplier to increase the light in the scene
  • Enable the option “Lock to icon” to rotate the Dome light horizontally

 

DOWNLOADS

V-Ray 5: ES 09 – V-Ray HDRI
Compatible with previous versions

 

Note
Hdri maps are effective for objects, cars, exteriors: everything has no cover on the top.
Hdri maps don’t affect interiors very much (a lot of calculations for small differences)
Always use GOOD and BIG hdri maps:



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