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Imatk
05-17-2004, 06:28 PM
Hey guys, haven't posted here in a while... I just finished this up.

Hope you like it :)

http://www.samjam.com/Images/350z_ReverseMed.jpg


The Back

http://www.samjam.com/Images/350z_ReverseMedBack.jpg

riki
05-17-2004, 08:10 PM
Excellent work.

Just a small point. The relections on the car show a building with white window frames which looks a bit odd. Because it doesn't match the section of building that we can see. Plus also it looks like the car is parked under or near an archway which makes me think that the building should continue in the same style. If you get what I mean.

Again great stuff.

Imatk
05-17-2004, 11:42 PM
The reflections and background image come from a 360 degree HDR image mapped onto a sphere, and the white windows you see in the reflection are indeed supposed to be there, you just can't see them in the shot. They are just above the camera's view.

And no it's not under an archway it's actually in a square which is surrounded by buildings.

js33
05-18-2004, 12:54 AM
Sweet!

You sure the whole things not just a photograph? :D

Cheers,
JS

sKb875
05-18-2004, 08:06 AM
Originally posted by js33
You sure the whole things not just a photograph? :D


I'm still trying to figure that out. :eek: :eek: :eek:

That's just perfect! Great job man! :D

marble_sheep
05-18-2004, 02:03 PM
Wow, very nice work. That is a good job of compositing... where did you get that HDR image? Did you make it?

Things I like:

The paint job- Very convincing.

The headlights- nice details

The rear window- again, excellent attention to detail.

Things I don't like as much:

Aren't the door handles and muffler tips made of polished chrome on the real Z? They don't look shiny enough here.

The composite, while very good, is given away by the lack of noise on the render. Dirty it up a bit to match the noise in the BG image.

Those are just nitpicks... like I said, this is very nice work!

EDIT: oh yeah, one more thing... can we see a close up of that interior? It looks awesome!

BEDOFDOLLS
05-18-2004, 05:08 PM
The best 350z ive seen so far.

Imatk
05-18-2004, 08:18 PM
Thanks guys it made my day to know you appreciated it :)

marble_sheep, the door handles are actually a sort of brushed silver... and yeah the muffler tips are reflective, I suppose it's just because they aren't catching the light in such a way that they could reflect in this render.

And yeah I know the background is slightly more blurry than the Z, I even played around with blurring the Z a little and adding some noise, etc. And while it looked more realistic in a way because it matched the background I just didn't like the way it looked because some of the detail was lost.

But I could post the blurred one if you want :)

antwik-2
11-17-2004, 04:22 PM
you just to good!
this is great, one of the best car render i seen.

richdj
11-18-2004, 02:37 AM
Excelllent work..... Can we see some wires for the car????

Rich

pixeltek
11-18-2004, 01:23 PM
Imatk - awesome job and excellent comp.

marble_sheep - those things are correct. They are brushed metal, not chromed.

Karl
http://www.cosmic-pearl.com/3dLW56.htm

Imatk
11-19-2004, 12:05 AM
Thanks for the comments guys :) I thought these threads were long gone.

Here's a wire shot for you

http://www.samjam.com/Images/WireLook.jpg

js33
11-19-2004, 01:43 AM
Nice photographs...I mean models. :D

I just checked out your site and all your work is very nice.

Cheers,
JS

adrian
11-19-2004, 10:52 AM
Awesome modelling!

Adrian.

xtremeskier_
11-21-2004, 03:02 AM
:eek: UNBELIEVABLE :eek:

Lewis
11-21-2004, 06:15 AM
Very nice render Imatk :). You've did great model also.

shaol
11-21-2004, 10:28 AM
can you show us the inside?

Imatk
11-23-2004, 04:20 PM
Thanks guys :)

shaol I could show you the inside... but then I'd have to.... naaah :)

When I get a chance I'll do a quick render of the inside for you ;)

bolo
11-24-2004, 08:27 AM
wow ! nice ! can you tell me a bit how you setup your scene ? I can never get realistic hdr renders in LW.. you said you have a sphere all around the image that an hdr mapped to this ? anyway you can send me this setup without any models in it of course just the scene and where can I download that HDR ? awesome work !!