Tip of the Week - Section Planes
Rendering Tip - Use Section Planes for realistic interior views
When rendering the inside of a room it is sometimes a challenge to place the camera properly. There are a few options one could choose from in order to solve this problem, such as:
If your renderer can do it, the best approach is to use a section plane to create a high quality and realistic perspective, lighting and reflections.
Options for rendering rooms
1. Place a wide angle camera in room
2. Remove a wall and place the camera outside of the room
3. Use a section plane and place the camera outside of the room
You get the best of both worlds. The wall is removed, allowing for better camera positioning, but the wall is still used for shadows, illumination, and reflection, which means the room will be lit accurately.