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We use 15w dimmable lights in living, dining and kitchen and Heliodon for sun light.


Below you can find the light settings that we use for the 15W dimmable lights.





While rendering i can't find the intensity of dimmable lights that use in living, kitchen, etc., the sun light covers a lot of portion and the dimmable lights that we use it almost not visible. Do we make any mistake in the settings? Do we need to improve the light or renderings settings?


Please suggest.










Thank you,





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  • 3 weeks later...

yes Luis i tried doing it. Still if it set the point light as emit with 1500 luminous i can see no lights in the render. Only when i switch off emitter and keep brightness as 100%. i can see the bright ness

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  • Vectorworks, Inc Employee

Keep in mind, with renderings, we are dealing with digital reality. The idea is to get those images out so we can keep the ball rolling with our projects. If it means to deviate from real light values, I'd say that is valid. I imagine our clients would not ask if renderings were or not created using specific lumen. I learned my lesson the hard way.

Post one of your test renderings here, or if you want, contact me directly and I could take a look at your file.  

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