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…

Back to Vue for The Last Stand

I’ve spent quite a lot of time playing around in Daz|Studio, Carrara and Poser for my rendering recently, but for this latest piece, I’ve gone back to Vue, which I think is still one of my favourite render engines, particularly for making more arty-looking fantasy pictures. This is a scene from a story I finally…

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…

Vue 10…?

So… E-On are releasing Vue 10. Already.  I feel like I’ve only just got Vue 9 configured to where I want it, after only having Vue 8 for a couple of unsatisfactory months. Does that mean they’re not going to include support for Poser Pro 2012’s SDK in current version(s) of Vue…?  Call me a…