Welcome to our Blog. Here you can find news on events, product updates, customer stories and much more.

20th November 2023

Will my license run the latest HDR Light Studio?

How to know if you can run the latest version of HDR Light Studio and Plug-ins?
1st June 2023

How to Use Real-World HDRi Maps in Your Creative Process

With this guest post, Roberto Kai Hegeler from CGI Backgrounds talks about real-world environments and enhancing them...
3rd March 2023

What is a Scrim Light?

In this article, we learn about Scrim Lights and why they are so important for studio photography.
14th September 2022

What is a Car Rendering?

This article explains what Car Rendering is and the leading 3D software used in the Automotive CGI process
17th May 2022

How do you make an HDRI Map?

We explore the various methods and gear required for making your own HDRI maps for image based lighting.
10th February 2022

How does HDRI Lighting Work?

This article describes how HDRI lighting works using environment lights for image-based lighting.
31st January 2022

What is a HDRI map?

In this article, we explain what a HDRI map is for those new to 3D rendering.
29th April 2021

Learn about Area Lights in Cinema 4D

We learn about the features of area lights in Cinema 4D
18th January 2021

Interview with Phil Sills

Our co-founder interviewed Phil to discover his journey to becoming a pro product photographer.
10th September 2020

Free Blender 2.8 Lighting Tutorials

Our 4 part tutorial series teaches an absolute beginner how to create perfect lighting with Blender 2.83 or higher.
9th April 2020

Creating HDR Textured Area Lights in Blender

Sharing what we learned about texturing Area Lights and Mesh Emitters during the add-on development.
1st April 2020

New Training Series for Presets

To coincide with the release of Tungsten Drop 4, we have released new training so you can master using Presets.