HDR Light Studio is at the forefront of HDRI lighting software development.

HDR light studio

HDR Light Studio is a dedicated tool for creating lighting. It connects to your 3D software providing a fast and easy way to light your 3D Images. Real-time and interactive – Simply ‘drag and drop’ lights onto your 3D Model.

HDR Light Studio -Benefits

HDR Light Studio transforms your lighting workflow:

  • Studio Lighting
  • Lighting to match a back-plate image
  • Adding lights/adjustments to existing HDRI maps

Creative Benefits:

  • Fast
    • Craft lighting to a higher level
    • Explore more lighting treatments
  • User Friendly
    • Puts the art back into lighting
    • Easy to use with real-time feedback
  • Accurate
    • Precisely position lighting and reflections on3D models

 Commercial Benefits:

  • Cost Effective
    • Increase productivity – light shots in minutes not hours
    • Image based lighting can significantly reduce render times
    • Works with your existing hardware/software
  • Improve Quality
    • HDR lighting raises image quality to the next level

HDR Light Studio| Carbon Drop 3

HDR Light Studio – Carbon Drop 3

We are thrilled to announce the release of HDR Light Studio Carbon Drop 3.

New Key Features:

  • Expanded Preset System
  • New Preset Content
  • Save your own Presets
  • New Octane Standalone Connection
  • The Houdini Connection now supports Area Lights and Redshift renderer
  • Updated 3ds Max Connection – The 3ds Max Connection now supports V-Ray Next.

“We think the much-expanded preset system, with its updated content, is a great addition to the latest version of HDR Light Studio. The improvements and extra content make life easier and speed up the workflow, which allows for more time to be spent tweaking the right lighting setup and creating fantastic images.”

Fedde Souverein, Managing Director, Luminous Creative Imaging 

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HDR Light Studio | Standalone

HDR Studio Standalone

Create the perfect HDRI environment in minutes with HDR Light Studio. Lighting shots is now fast, precise and easy. Simply click on the model to position lights on a live HDRI map.

Key Features:

  • LightPaint – click on the 3D model in HDR Light Studio to position lights
  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Loads Alembic and Collada scenes
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • Ideal lighting solution for Physically Based Rendering
  • OpenColorIO Color Management

 HDR Light Studio can also be connected live to your 3D software: i.e Maya, 3ds Max, Cinema 4D, MODO, LightWave3D, Houdini, Maxwell Studio, Rhino, SOLIDWORKS Visualize, VRED, DeltaGen.

“If you want to get into higher level with your renderings and decrease the time spent on the lighting set-ups, HDR Light Studio is definitely THE SOLUTION!”

Piotr Kosinski, 3D Artist, PK3D Studio

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HDR Light Studio | Maya

HDR Light Studio Maya

Light Maya scenes faster with HDR Light Studio.Unleash your creativity and raise image quality to the next level.

Key Features:

  • LightPaint – click/drag on the 3D render to position lights
  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Create and position 3D HDRIArea Lights/Emitters in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • Ideal lighting solution for Physically Based Rendering
  • OpenColorIOColor Management
  • HDR Light Studio project is stored in the Maya scene file
  • Can be used Standalone: Loads Alembic and Collada scenes

HDR Light Studio for Maya is compatible with these renderers:
V-Ray, Arnold, Maxwell Render, RenderMan, Redshift, Octane, Mental Ray, Iray

“HDR Light Studio was invaluable for getting quality and fast results in the lighting – we were able to light accurately and in a very creative way, definitely making the process very enjoyable and intuitive for the lighting artist.”

Andrew Rowan-Robinson
Creative Director & Head of CG, Integrated Advertising – Framestore (New York)

Kindly contact us for a special bundle pricing if you would like to use HDR Light Studio with additional 3D software.

HDR Light Studio | 3ds Max

HDR LIght Studio 3ds Max

Light 3ds Max scenes faster with HDR Light Studio.Unleash your creativity and raise image quality to the next level.

Key Features:

  • LightPaint – click/drag on the 3D render to position lights
  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Create and position 3D HDRIArea Lights/Emitters in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • Ideal lighting solution for Physically Based Rendering
  • OpenColorIOColor Management
  • HDR Light Studio project is stored in the 3ds Max scene file
  • Can be used Standalone: Loads Alembic and Collada scenes

“If you want to get into higher level with your renderings and decrease the time spent on the lighting set-ups, HDR Light Studio is definitely THE SOLUTION!

Piotr Kosinski, 3D Artist, PK3D Studio

Kindly contact us for a special bundle pricing if you would like to use HDR Light Studio with additional 3D software.

HDR Light Studio | Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D

Light Cinema 4D scenes faster with HDR Light Studio.Unleash your creativity and raise image quality to the next level.

Key Features:

  • LightPaint – click/drag on the 3D render to position lights
  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Create and position 3D HDRIArea Lights/Emitters in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • Ideal lighting solution for Physically Based Rendering
  • OpenColorIOColor Management
  • HDR Light Studio project is stored in the Cinema 4D scene file
  • Can be used Standalone: Loads Alembic and Collada scenes

HDR Light Studio for Cinema 4D is compatible with these renderers:
Cinema 4D, V-Ray, Maxwell, Octane Render, Arnold & Thea.

“HDR Light Studio gives you the freedom to focus on your image again, bringing everything back to the roots of photography – light and shadows. It literally gives you the ability to paint with light within the software setup you are used to.”

Markus von Luecken, Bildbotschaft

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HDR Light Studio | MODO

HDR Light Studio for MODO

Light MODO scenes faster with HDR Light Studio.Unleash your creativity and raise image quality to the next level.

Key Features:

  • LightPaint – click/drag on the 3D render to position lights
  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Create and position 3D HDRIArea Lights/Emitters in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • Ideal lighting solution for Physically Based Rendering
  • OpenColorIOColor Management
  • HDR Light Studio project is stored in the MODO scene file
  • Can be used Standalone: Loads Alembic and Collada scenes

HDR Light Studio for MODO is compatible with these renderers:
MODO, Octane and V-Ray

“Using HDR Light Studio in combination with the real-time preview of MODO, enables me to work truly effectively. Lighting is the most critical component of achieving an attractive, realistic product image and HDR Light Studio is an essential tool in helping me do this creatively and efficiently.”

Kaoru Toyoguchi – JVCKENWOOD

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HDR Light Studio | VRED

HDR Light Studio- VRED

Create the perfect HDRI environment in minutes with HDR Light Studio. Lighting shots is now fast, precise and easy. Simply click on the model in VRED to position lights on a live HDRI map.
Key Features:

  • LightPaint – click on the 3D model in VRED to position lights
  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • HDR Light Studio project is stored in the VRED scene file

“In the past, a HDRI was a closed format for us. We had to use it ‘as it was’. With HDR Light Studio, these files are open and fully accessible – it’s like painting with light! This tool gives us total creative freedom”

Tom Nowak, Lean Design

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HDR Light Studio | Deltagen

HDR Light Studio for DeltaGen

Create the perfect HDRI environment in minutes with HDR Light Studio. Lighting shots is now fast, precise and easy. Simply click on the model in DeltaGen to position lights on a live HDR map.

Key Features:

  • LightPaint – click on the 3D model in DeltaGen to position lights
  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • HDR Light Studio project is stored in the DeltaGen scene file

Kindly contact us for a special bundle pricing if you would like to use HDR Light Studio with additional 3D software.

HDR Light Studio | SOLIDWORKS Visualize

HDR LIGHT STUDIO INTERFACE WITH SW VIZ

Create the perfect HDRI environment in minutes with HDR Light Studio. Lighting shots is now fast, precise and easy. Simply click on the model in SOLIDWORKS Visualize to position lights on a live HDRI.

Key Features:

  • LightPaint – click on the 3D model in SOLIDWORKS Visualize to position lights
  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • HDR Light Studio project is stored in the SOLIDWORKS Visualize scene file

“It allows me to create custom HDRI environment maps in minutes to achieve the exact lighting and reflections I envision in my mind. The live integration with SOLIDWORKS Visualize makes placing lights in your scene a breeze”Brian Hillner, Portfolio Manager – SOLIDWORKS Corp

Kindly contact us for a special bundle pricing if you would like to use HDR Light Studio with additional 3D software.

HDR Light Studio | LightWave

HDR-LIGHT-STUDIO-FOR-LIGHTWAVE

Create the perfect HDRI environment in minutes with HDR Light Studio. Lighting shots is now fast, precise and easy. Simply click on the model in LightWave3D to position lights on a live HDRI map.

Key Features:

  • LightPaint – click/drag on the 3D render to position lights
  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • Ideal lighting solution for Physically Based Rendering
  • OpenColorIO Color Management
  • HDR Light Studio project is stored in the LightWave3D scene file
  • Can be used Standalone: Loads Alembic and Collada scenes

HDR Light Studio for LightWave3D is compatible with these renderers:
LightWave 3D, Octane

“HDR Light Studio has really changed the way I do my product/package renders. It’s really faster and very, very intuitive. And the integration with LightWave3D is amazing, completely lag free, with an immediate feedback.”

Luis Lopes, CG Artist, Illusive Studios

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HDR Light Studio | Houdini

HDR-LIGHT-STUDIO-FOR-HOUDINI

Create, enhance and edit HDRI environment maps in real-time with HDR Light Studio for Houdini.

Key Features:

  • LightPaint – click/drag on the 3D render to position lights
  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • Ideal lighting solution for Physically Based Rendering
  • OpenColorIOColor Management
  • HDR Light Studio project is stored in the Houdini scene file
  • Can be used Standalone: Loads Alembic and Collada scenes

HDR Light Studio for Houdini is compatible with these renderers:
Mantra and Arnold

Kindly contact us for a special bundle pricing if you would like to use HDR Light Studio with additional 3D software.

HDR Light Studio | Maxwell Studio

HDR-LIGHT-STUDIO-FOR-MAXWELL STUDIO

Create, enhance and edit HDRI environment maps in real-time. Enjoy instant feedback in the FIRE view as you light.

Key Features:

  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • HDR Light Studio project is stored in the Maxwell Studio scene file

“HDR Light studio has made lighting faster, more accurate and more fun for me. The traditional way of lighting in CGI always felt awkward to me. After trying out HDR Light Studio on a project, we have never lit any scene without using it.

Dario van Houwelingen, Owner, DVH Creative Studios

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HDR Light Studio | Rhino

HDR LIGHT STUDIO for RHINO

Create the perfect HDRI environment in minutes with HDR Light Studio. Lighting shots is now fast, precise and easy. Simply click on the model in Rhino to position lights on a live HDRI map.
Key Features:

  • LightPaint – click on the 3D model in Rhino to position lights
  • Create and edit HDRI maps in real-time
  • Procedural lights, image based lights and procedural sky
  • Includes a large library of HDRI light source captures
  • HDR Light Studio project is stored in the Rhino scene file

 HDR Light Studio for Rhino is compatible with these renderers:
Rhino Render, Brazil, Neon, Octane, V-Ray.

Kindly contact us for a special bundle pricing if you would like to use HDR Light Studio with additional 3D software.