HDR Light Studio for Cinema 4D

Light Cinema 4D scenes faster with HDR Light Studio. Unleash your creativity and raise image quality to the next level.

"HDR Light Studio gives you the freedom to focus on your image again, bringing everything back to the roots of photography – light and shadows. It literally gives you the ability to paint with light within the software setup you are used to."

Markus von Luecken

CGI Ambassador // Digital Artist

CGI Ambassador // Digital Artist

How does HDR Light Studio work with Cinema 4D?

How does HDR Light Studio work with Cinema 4D?

The model has materials assigned, the camera view is setup, you are now ready to light…

1. Start HDR Light Studio from the Cinema 4D plug-in
2. Export the Cinema 4D scene into HDR Light Studio’s live 3D view
3. Paint your shot with lights in HDR Light Studio (Lights are automatically created in Cinema 4D as you light)
4. (Optional) Start interactive rendering in Cinema 4D and see the results as you light
5. To finish, HDR Light Studio generates high-res HDRI images for your lights
6. The completed Cinema 4D scene is now ready for rendering locally, or on a farm

Key Features

Our Cinema 4D plug-in creates a live link with HDR Light Studio

Our Cinema 4D plug-in creates a live link with HDR Light Studio

Export your scene into HDR Light Studio's live Render View

Export your scene into HDR Light Studio's live Render View

Click and drag on the Render View to position lights with live feedback

Click and drag on the Render View to position lights with live feedback

Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time

Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time

Create and position 3D HDRI Area Lights/Emitters in real-time

Create and position 3D HDRI Area Lights/Emitters in real-time

Light Types: Procedural, image based and procedural sky

Light Types: Procedural, image based and procedural sky

Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures

Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures

Lighting in Cinema 4D is kept in sync with HDR Light Studio as you work

Lighting in Cinema 4D is kept in sync with HDR Light Studio as you work

The HDR Light Studio lighting project is stored in the Cinema 4D scene

The HDR Light Studio lighting project is stored in the Cinema 4D scene

HDR Light Studio uses OpenColorIO Color Management

HDR Light Studio uses OpenColorIO Color Management

HDR Light Studio can be used Standalone: Loads Alembic and Collada scenes

HDR Light Studio can be used Standalone: Loads Alembic and Collada scenes

Ideal lighting solution for Physically Based Rendering - Photoreal Results

Ideal lighting solution for Physically Based Rendering - Photoreal Results

Requirements

• Software delivery via internet download
• Internet connection required for license activation
• HDR Light Studio software requires approx. 200MB disc space
• Preset light content requires approx. 6.2GB disc space
• CPU based, no special graphics card required
• Compatible with Windows, MacOS
• Compatible with Cinema 4D 16,17,18, 19

HDR Light Studio for Cinema 4D is compatible with these renderers:
Cinema 4D, V-Ray, Maxwell, Octane Render, Arnold & Thea.