Meditating Buddha - Lighting test

In this very simple scene I tried to achieve the most reliable lighting so that the result was as close as possible to a real photo.

Basically it is all about tweaking with proper ingredients of HDRI, point light, contrast, exposure and gamma. And, of course, models of proper mesh quality and materials.

Greenery: Botaniq addon
Buddha model: free model from Sketchfab


Beautiful image! Excellent work on the realism side of things.


Extremely realistic. Looks great.

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To whom it may concern … point_1


HDRI is ahornsteig from HDRI Heaven (value 1.8).
Color management Color_management

Enjoy your blending :slight_smile:

I featured you on BlenderNation, have a great weekend!

Cool, thank you!

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