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Cinema 4D R14 Cookbook - Second Edition by Michael Szabo, Simon Russell

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Hot and cold – adjusting the temperature of the light

If you have a background in photography, you'll know that different lights have different color temperatures; therefore, they can illuminate a setting to appear warmer or cooler. Lights with lower color temperatures (measured in degrees Kelvin) cast light that appears more orange or yellow, while lights that have higher temperatures give off a colder tint that appears blue. Certain scenes should have a light that feels warmer or colder, and by changing the temperature of the lights in Cinema 4D we can create a tone within our 3D environment. Cinema 4D has multiple methods to cast colored light on your scene, which can result in a more realistic and pleasing image.

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