Create a HDR from a scene using Renderman

Sometimes you want to take away the complexity of having a complete scene and instead render using a HDR light to mimic the light and reflections from the original scene. Sure the effect will not be physically correct as you will not have the same spacial information but sometimes that is not needed.

Lets take a look in this video tutorial together.

Renderman 22 Create HDR from a scene

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