Form a user:I'm facing some problems while trying to render background image. It is either too dark or too bright.It is is a simple background image for the rendering, not an HDRi sky, you can set…Continue
From a user:I have found that using the default render settings make windows reflective and I can't find a tutorial on how to set up to render windows that are transparent with just a touch of…Continue
"I tested the things you mentioned and posted a new version on our downloads page, with fixes to make the Sun and Sky work better. Please download and try this latest version:
To set the Sun position in…"
"The HDRi that you can set in the HDRi tab is a spherical HDRi sky that is mainly used for lighting. It also can appear as the background for the rendering, but unless you have downloaded and selected a very high resolution HDRi file to use, they do…"
"An HDRI sky will have it's own location for the sun (if it has a sun). You would need to rotate the HDRi sky until the shadows line up with what you see in SketchUp. We don't have a tool to try to automatically rotate the HDRi sky for you,…"
"Try going to our downloads page:
and downloading and running the install for the libraries.
Then restart SketchUp and see if they show up on that dialog."
"We posted a new version of nXtRender for Revit on our downloads page:
which now uses the Revit Section Box for a clipping the view in the rendering.
Please try that when you get a chance.
"I haven't yet figured out what is causing this, but there is a way to prevent it from happening for a model.
You can set the Initial Illuminance value before you start the rendering and the same value will be used for any resolution that you…"
"There is a setting for making the light from artificial lights more visible for cases like this, where the Sun or Sky is overpowering the interior lamps.
There is no magic number that applies to all cases, you just need to play with it to see if…"
"Usually, we point people to the Brightness control to make a rendering a night scene, but as you say, that doesn't work with background images. I imagine that selecting a background image that is already a night sky would work, or using a high…"
"Is is possible to send me a model with a view and section cut like this?
I can try it here and see what I get.
You can use this link to send us a model:
"I assume that you have tried rebooting, right?
Could you use this function to zip up and send us the data saved for rendering, and I'll see if it happens foro me here with the same data:
Try using a small model for this.
You can use our uploads…"
"I assume that those are the only lights in the model.
Try changing the ambient light setting, or use the Light Balancer to turn down those lights.
You can also use the Brightness control to decrease the overall brightness.
And more passes will…"