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Title: Plot of 7 New Houses - Country Estate (UK)
Post by: Crookster on October 14, 2016, 07:56:10 pm
A few clips extracted from a finished project of three videos - showing intended new builds located within the grounds of an historic country estate (UK). Rendered in 3 star due to time constraints.
Whilst pleased with some bits - I'm still struggling with shadow ranges on longer camera moves (any tips welcome).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uLr8kpYHf8 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uLr8kpYHf8)

Title: Re: Plot of 7 New Houses - Country Estate (UK)
Post by: EVarvel on October 14, 2016, 10:49:48 pm
Nicely Done Crookster!  I really like the lighting. Good job.
Title: Re: Plot of 7 New Houses - Country Estate (UK)
Post by: peterm on October 14, 2016, 11:44:14 pm
Hi Crookster

...Whilst pleased with some bits - I'm still struggling with shadow ranges on longer camera moves (any tips welcome)....

In what way?

I noticed what looked like a bit of jittering or different shadows just near the end, where the camera moves quickly up high, but other than that it looked fine.

Presume you are using Shadow Effect and keyframes for the Shadow Range?

You can send us your LS6 file for us to take a look.  Upload instructions here (https://forum.lumion3d.com/index.php?topic=89411.0).  Let us know which frames to look at.
Title: Re: Plot of 7 New Houses - Country Estate (UK)
Post by: Chuck B. Edwards on October 15, 2016, 12:25:19 am
Great camera movement and ambiance - I really enjoyed your opening scenes - very well done!

Chuck
Title: Re: Plot of 7 New Houses - Country Estate (UK)
Post by: Gilson Antunes on October 15, 2016, 12:48:01 am
Wow, it was very good
Title: Re: Plot of 7 New Houses - Country Estate (UK)
Post by: BABE™ on October 15, 2016, 08:10:34 am
Atmospheric intro
with some lovely shots, very well done  ;)
Title: Re: Plot of 7 New Houses - Country Estate (UK)
Post by: Architectural on October 15, 2016, 04:56:27 pm
Good job.
Title: Re: Plot of 7 New Houses - Country Estate (UK)
Post by: Tom Heilig on October 17, 2016, 10:13:17 pm
Great video Crookster!

Tom
Title: Re: Plot of 7 New Houses - Country Estate (UK)
Post by: Crookster on October 18, 2016, 04:12:21 pm
Thank you - it has been an interesting site to work on - having first started on phase one of this development 8 years ago. But how I could have produced something like this without Lumion, on the current phase - I do not know ! This is a short selection of clips taken from around six minutes of animation in total. To produce this with previous, conventional render methods would have taken months - putting it beyond the marketing budget of smaller developments such as this. With Lumion , there was room enough in the budget to also bring in a drone for establishing shots (showing the large stately home which is on site and too big to model). The way the 'ethereal' feel of Lumion ties in with these drone shots is very pleasing (will post if client uploads to YouTube at future date).
Peter, I have re-rendered some sections (now I have time), with higher settings. I think some of the slight flickering was simply due to the lower sub-sampling of the 3 star render. Time was against me - so had to go with the lower settings  :-\ Not much shadow range error in the clips here - but yes - you can see in the end sequence around the hedge for example. I think it's simply lack of experience on my part -and it is the one area I can not fully understand from the video tutorial. I'm sure I will get it with more practice (this is only my third animation). But if not - expect a scene upload ;0) Thanks.
Title: Re: Plot of 7 New Houses - Country Estate (UK)
Post by: peterm on October 18, 2016, 10:32:32 pm
..., I have re-rendered some sections (now I have time), with higher settings. I think some of the slight flickering was simply due to the lower sub-sampling of the 3 star render. Time was against me - so had to go with the lower settings  :-\ Not much shadow range error in the clips here ...
OK, that's good  :).