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No offense taken; and I'm a he for further reference.

​Could they be better I think so of course. As mentioned, question is what to do modify in the trace themselves to make it better and more realistic. 

​As for interior decorating and all, well that's a very subjective matter, one man's trash is another man's treasure.  I think the key point is as was mentioned, what can be modified in the trace settings/lighting/materials that could produce better results.

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limitless8 - As someone who does a lot of Ray-Traces, I can tell you that one of the most important things in achieving a great image is lighting. Once you learn how to properly light a space and also understand the function of the various settings and how to manipulate them, you'll start getting very impressive results.This video from Chief's Knowledge Base https://www.chiefarchitect.com/videos/watch/1909/ray-tracing-tips-and-techniques.html?playlist=103 is well worth watching. It is a great tutorial as it covers the most important steps to creating a great ray-trace image.

 

Eric

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limitless8 - As someone who does a lot of Ray-Traces, I can tell you that one of the most important things in achieving a great image is lighting. Once you learn how to properly light a space and also understand the function of the various settings and how to manipulate them, you'll start getting very impressive results.This video from Chief's Knowledge Base https://www.chiefarchitect.com/videos/watch/1909/ray-tracing-tips-and-techniques.html?playlist=103 is well worth watching. It is a great tutorial as it covers the most important steps to creating a great ray-trace image.

 

Eric

 

Eric Thank you very much for the link, tomorrow going to take the time and have a look, thanks for your help!

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limitless8 - This video was very helpful to me when I was starting to learn ray-tracing. Please re-post your renderings after you have applied what you learn in the video, I'm sure we would all like to see the results.

 

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limitless8 - This video was very helpful to me when I was starting to learn ray-tracing. Please re-post your renderings after you have applied what you learn in the video, I'm sure we would all like to see the results.

 

Eric

 

This tutorial video should be in a sticky thread. (Tips and Trick perhaps?)  https://www.chiefarchitect.com/videos/watch/1909/ray-tracing-tips-and-techniques.html?playlist=103

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I have to side with Scott here - and I think Limitless was looking for some advice, but hopefully didn't take it personal.  Whenever you ask opinions you have to be ready for frank answers.  Some of the harshest criticism i've ever received has made me better at what I do since it prevented me from being satisfied with poor work. 

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So, here are three images after the tutorials. One of them is just ray-traced without mods, the 2nd is with modified saturation and stuff, the third is the 2nd plus bloom.  Any thoughts tips or tricks?

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There are no shadows in all 3?

 

I did use final view with shadows, the sun angle in all 3 was facing into the room, so maybe because the view is up close the shadows ended up being behind the camera.  I'll be honest, I'm not satisfied meaning I was hoping to have gotten even more crisp final views, and greater realism (considering all objects were modified meaning the materials, bump maps and so on and so forth.  I get this feeling that I'm close to realizing what is my mistake, but at the moment I can't yet put my finger on it.

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Can send the plan to jintu,designs @ gmail.com? I will send it back with my settings. (i'll try)

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Can send the plan to jintu,designs @ gmail.com? I will send it back with my settings. (i'll try)

 

Of course and ahead of time thank you honestly.  The plan is 135mb...(sorry about that). Sent.

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Can send the plan to jintu,designs @ gmail.com? I will send it back with my settings. (i'll try)

 

Awesome stuff,  thanks Jintu.

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Kevin, i like your design style. Straightforward, mature, and no unnecessary ornaments...

Keep up great work!

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So I after having gone through a few tutorials I decided to do a few a exterior ray traces of two different homes to see the results after all  material definitions were changed as well as lighting and so forth.  Here are the results, let me know your honest opinion everybody, thanks!

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1 hour ago, mattyt12 said:

playing around with 3D details

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Very cool.  Id like to do something like this for all my standard details as well.

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Hi,

Respect to all CA forum members.
I learn a lot from everyone here. U people are a ton of help for someone new like me.
I m pretty much Novice in CA, Still dared to show some of my work.
Hope to get better with time and learn from ur footsteps.
Thanks.

 

Choyon_bdrm_Final 2.jpgChoyon_bdrm_Final 4.jpg

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Here's a few of a new home I am just finishing design on.  Will have to study that tips on ray tracing video for better renderings but they get the job done for now.

A Front View 1.jpg

B Front View 2.jpg

N Foyer View 2.jpg

D  Porch view.jpg

D OVERHEAD VIEW 1.jpg

J2 SIDE VIEW 1.jpg

D  Porch view.jpg

D OVERHEAD VIEW 1.jpg

G REAR VIEW STUDY 3.jpg

H REAR VIEW STUDY 4.jpg

H1 REAR VIEW STUDY 7.jpg

L PORCH ELEVATION.jpg

Q Dining View 1.jpg

T Kitchen View 3.jpg

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15 hours ago, BigKahuna said:

Here's a few of a new home I am just finishing design on.  Will have to study that tips on ray tracing video for better renderings but they get the job done for now.

A Front View 1.jpg

B Front View 2.jpg

N Foyer View 2.jpg

D  Porch view.jpg

D OVERHEAD VIEW 1.jpg

J2 SIDE VIEW 1.jpg

D  Porch view.jpg

D OVERHEAD VIEW 1.jpg

G REAR VIEW STUDY 3.jpg

H REAR VIEW STUDY 4.jpg

H1 REAR VIEW STUDY 7.jpg

L PORCH ELEVATION.jpg

Q Dining View 1.jpg

T Kitchen View 3.jpg

Very nice job! 

Thanks for sharing.

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