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The Alternate Channels - Poser Tutorial

For use in Poser 7 as well as Posers 5 or 6.

Been wondering what alternate - diffuse and alternate - specular are for?You've come to the right place here.

The purpose of these channels is to allow you to replace Poser's standard BDRF with alternatives.

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Setting Up Toon Renders - Poser Tutorial

For use with Poser 7 as well as Posers 5 or 6.

The Firefly engine in Poser can produce amazingly detailed, photorealistic renders- but it can also generate a cel-shaded look for more stylized images. Here's how-Poser's Firefly render engine can create beautiful, photorealistic images- but it can also be used to create a classic "cel-shaded" cartoon look.

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Setting Up Specular Only Lighting - Poser Tutorial

For Poser versions 5 and higher.

Lighting is one of the most important components of a Poser scene. Even a simple composition can produce a dramatic render with the proper lighting- and even a great scene can be rendered flat and boring with bad lighting. This tutorial shows how to highlight certain items without over-lighting the scene.

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Using Python to Parent Infinite Lights - Radiosity - Poser Tutorial

For use with Poser 6, Poser 5 and Pro Pack.

New changes have been taking place in the world of lighting within Poser through the efforts of some innovative thinking on the part of the Poser community.

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Atmospheres Underwater - Poser Tutorial

For use with Poser 7 as well as Poser 5 or 6.

Poser 6's new lighting models (point lights, image-based lighting, ambient occlusion) provide a great deal of realism in many situations- but in this tutorial we'll use an older lighting trick to explore new depths of realism, by simulating underwater effects.

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Adjusting Depth-Mapped Shadows for Best Results - Poser Tutorial

For Poser versions 4 through 7, including Pro Pack.

Poser's depth-mapped shadows allow realistic, soft shadows in most situations- but certain scenes can cause problems due to the way in which the shadow maps are generated. Here's how to fix the odd shadow-map problem!Poser uses several different kinds of lights to illuminate its scenes- spotlights, infinite lights, point lights and ambient image-based (IBL) lights. Spot and infinite lights can cast either depth-mapped shadows or ray-traced shadows.

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Make Your Own IBL Images On The Cheap - Poser Tutorial

For use with Poser 6 or 7.

Poser's Image-Based Lighting can bring great realism to your scenes- and now you can add custom lighting images to your library without spending a lot of money.Do-It-Yourself Image-Based Lighting.

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Animating Material Room Textures - Poser Tutorial

For use with Poser 7 as well as Poser 5 or 6.

Not all of Poser's material properties can be keyframed- but if you're willing to take a trip into the Advanced Material Room (the regular Material Room in Poser 5) you can use a special type of node to create animated textures and produce all kinds of interesting effects.

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Animating a Guitar Strap - Poser Tutorial

For use with Poser 5, 6 or 7 and (optionally) any version of Shade after 7.

This tutorial describes how to use Poser's Cloth Room to handle a tricky animation issue- how to have a flexible object 'attached' to an animated one without tedious hand-adjusting of posed elements. Making a Simulated Guitar Strap.

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Using Animation Layers to Create a High-Heeled Walk Pose - Poser Tutorial

For Poser 7

This tutorial shows how to use Poser 7's Animation Layers feature to allow a figure to walk in high heels- a feature not directly available in Walk Designer.Poser's Walk Designer is a very useful tool; it can save a great deal of time when creating an animation. However, there are a couple of situations where Walk Designer needs a little help. In this tutorial we'll use Poser 7's Animation Layers feature to blend a pose into an entire walk, in three steps.

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