How to Make a Custom HDR Light With Maya and Arnold

SYIA Studios shows how to create a custom skydome HDR light using Arnold.

Arnold lets you have some more options for camera types in 3D. One of the kinds of cameras, the VR camera type is perfect for creating a custom HDR image that you can use inside a skydome.

This new tutorial from SYIA Studios covers the steps for creating a custom studio light setup, using an Arnold VR cam, and then rendering a lat-long HDR that you can use for lighting.