Renderosity Neighborhood News [05-14-07]

May 14, 2007 1:41 am


Image used with permission from ysvry


Renderosity's Neighborhood News is your weekly guide to current happenings around the site. Stop in each week to see what you may be missing!

~Did You Know?~

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The Front Page News Team is dedicated to bringing you fresh content each and every week. We hope you enjoy the work we do, and hope that you keep coming back to check out the front page. If you enjoy it, please let us know. Your comments are always appreciated!

We are always looking for contributing writers. We could use more content in the form of movie reviews, games/gaming, commentary, tutorials, and stories from the field. If you would like to contribute in any way, please contact Nick.

~Around the Forums~
From the Industry News Forum:

New VisMasters Store Launched in Conjunction with IMAGINiT Technologies

Motion capture devices by Measureand

Digital-Tutors Releases Automotive Modeling Training for Maya

Class on Demand Releases Lightwave 9 Training

SIGGRAPH Innovations Impact Daily Life


*For more headlines, or to post your company's official press releases, please visit the Renderosity Industry News Forum.

~Forum Gallery Picks~

From the Poser Forum:Staff Picks First Week of May 2007
(Note: these are various gallery picks presented by the Poser Forum Staff. These are not Poser specific.)

From the Photography Forum:
Lastweek in the Gallery week 19

From the Fractal Forum:
Fractal Window Weekly - May 06-12

(Special note: fractalinda is Renderosity May 2007 Artist of the Month  [Fractal Gallery])


Be sure to check out some of the current running contests/challenges!

Lead Line Photo

2007 Renderosity 
Graphics Contest

RPGs in the Spring!

Battle of the Meshes! May 07 Photography 
Genre Challenge - Music!



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~Tips of the Week~

Category: Photograhy

Neutral Density Filters:

If you are shooting in bright light and want to restrict the depth of field, use a neutral density filter in front of the lens to reduce the light entering the lens. These are available in different densities, 2x, 4x, 8x etc. each one cutting the light in half, quarter, eighth etc. In extreme circumstances you can screw a couple of them together. Although they are 'neutral density' filters and should not effect the colour balance, if you use two or more together you might need a little colour correction at the printing stage.

This week's tip is courtesy of nattarious. Be sure to check out his Photoshop tutorials:

Soft Glamour Light Effect

Professional SELECTIVE COLORING Tip To All Rosity Photographers

(Special note: nattarious was chosen for May's Gallery of the Month in the Photography Forum!)

*If you have some tips or tricks you would like to share in future editions of the Neighborhood News, please contact Nick.

~Freestuff Picks of the Week~

Lead Line Photo
 Textures...  Backgrounds Terragen Terrains Bryce Objects

Streaked Brick 002by Jumpstartme2

Rain Background Picturesby megaionstorm

Cylindric Harmonyby X-PaX

Big Pimpinby TCsolar

Be sure to check out the vast selection in the Renderosity Freestuff section!

If you have any news flashes, forum happenings, or links that should be included in future editions of the "Neighborhood News", please send me an e-mail and I'll get ya covered.

May 14, 2007

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