How to Get a Distant Light Effect With Octane in C4D

SilverwingVFX shows a few tricks for making a distant light in Octane With Cinema 4D.

This new tip from SilverwingfVFX (Raphael Rau) shows how to get a distant light in Octane. There is no distant light object in Octane Render, but you can cleverly use the environment to get the same effect.

The tutorial runs through the pros and cons of some methods and then lands on using nodes to make the environment act like a light in the distance.

Rau often takes specific rendering techniques and does a deep dive showing off things like working with nested dielectricsray switch nodes, and working with cryptomatte.