Poser vs Vue Renders

First things first: I’m a die-hard Poser user, and have been since about 2005.  Poser is where my workflow starts; where I set up my characters, poses, materials and sets.  Ever since I stumbled across Carrara 4’s rendering engine in 2006, however, and I saw what render engines other than Firefly were capable of, I…

Exporting from Daz|Studio to Poser and Vue

Tonight, I’ve been trying to export scenes from DAZ|Studio and see how well they render.  I bunged a Genesis figure with some morphs and a nice texture into a scene, and exported as both Collada (.dae) and Wavefront Obkect (.obj) formats. First off, here’s the original DAZ|Studio 4.5 Pro render, uberenvironment, 4 lights. Now here’s…

A Poser User’s Perspective on Daz|Studio

Daz|Studio Week 1 Review Since I’ve failed miserably to get the DSON importer working for Poser, and if I want any hope of being able to use the latest Genesis figures from DAZ, then I think I’m going to have to bite the bullet and figure out how to get better renders in Daz|Studio. So I’ve…

My first Daz|Studio Render (that isn’t pants)

Daz|Studio is 3D posing, rendering and animation software that has been available for free for many years.  I’ve never been a fan.  I found Poser first, and have happily paid for upgrades to it since about 2004, and firmly believe it’s well worth the money. I’ve used a lot of different 3D modelling and rendering…

Poser Lights 2: HDR Lighting

Here’s my latest collection of tips, this time on HDR lighting in Poser. Topics covered: Adding HDR Lights Tweaking HDR Lights Adjusting brightness on HDR Lights

Poser Lighting Part 1

Here’s a lighting tutorial for Poser using just a single spotlight. Topics Covered: Creating a Spotlight Adding Soft shadows Attenuation Volumetric Lights and Fog