Enter by clicking the "+ customize" toolbar.
Coohom Dictionary： Lighting Customization is based on default settings. There are 3 steps to make a nice bespoke lighting environment for your photo-realistic renderings.
Step 1: Choose a default template
tips: Understanding the performance of default settings is significant. See more here.
Step 2: Adjust Sunlight
You can adjust the softness of the sunshine to make the rendering quality better and more realistic.
Easier to adjust the angle of the lightning.
Status: turn on/off the sunlight effect
Temp.: decide overall color temperature as warmer or cooler
The softness of the shadows: effect shown as below
Brightness: is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to be radiating or reflecting light, no more than 50% recommended
Sunlight projects to every room: a fake effect on each room having a sunlight effect when rendering
Custom sunlight position: decide the position and solar altitude by location of your project
Step 3: Add-up lighting effects and strengthen the atmosphere
3 Kinds of lighting are available with customization tools.
See the difference below
Rectangle Light: can be understood as area light source/surface light source
Omni Light: can be understood as spotlight/sphere light
Volumetric Lights: In volumetric lighting, the light cone emitted by a light source is modeled as a transparent object and considered as a container of a "volume".
IES Lights: IES stands for a file format in Illuminating engineering industry, which describes the distribution of light from a light source.
Many manufactures provide IES files for their lights, and you can upload your own IES Light if it is a product from a designated brand.
To change light color, drag one color to the floorplan and change the color in the right hand panel.