I’ve been wanting to do a Space Shot for awhile. Something reminiscent of old Star Wars with some gritty Alien/Aliens vibe. It’s still got some work left to it.
A week ago, I met up with my friends, Brian and Mayumi, to try out a couple of Mayumi’s drones. We had been thinking about trying Drones out about shooting footage and/or large scale photogrammetry. It was great to finally give it all a whirl.
We went up into the canyons away from everything. It was a great overcast morning. Continue reading “Drones”
There has been an explosion over the last few years for really awesome, fast, high quality renderers.The competition is fierce and a lot of these new renderers let you download a free version to try out (some with watermarks, some without on a 30 day preview). Most are actually really affordable now. We’ve seen things go all over the place from old favorites to new hot tickets: Mental Ray, V-ray, Arnold, Clarisse (it’s more than just a renderer), Octane, Turtle, Maxwell, etc…and REDSHIFT!
It used to be we’d make fun of tv shows like CSI or the like, when they’d get a low resolution image and then conviently “enhance” it and find all the wonderful detail.