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Poser® 8 Revealed: The Official Guide by Kelly Murdock

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Lesson 2 Work with Lights

What You’ll Do

In this lesson, you learn how to work effectively with lights.

If a scene contained no lights, none of the scene items would be visible when rendered, but Poser has three lights that are enabled by default. You can easily add more light sources to the scene. Poser works with four light sources—infinite lights, spotlights, point lights, and diffuse image-based lights (IBLs).

Learning the Light Types

Infinite lights shine from a distance so all its rays are parallel when they strike the scene objects. This ...

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