There has been a lot of excitement about the beta release of DAZ Studio 4.8 Iradium, which features Nvidia’s Iray render engine. There’s been a fair amount of confusion too as we all begin getting to grips with this. Maybe you are one of the people already turning out impressive renders, but have no fear if not, there are many more of us still finding our way. I bet there are a good many too who have decided to wait and see.
Being a vendor now as well as a customer, I was conscious that every day I put off exploring Iray, I was slipping behind on something that I’d have to learn sooner or later. So DS 4.8 was duly downloaded and installed, and the handy tutorial from Sickleyield’s DeviantArt journal got me started with the appropriate render settings. I recommend you take a look at it too, there are a few relevant entries there … Continue reading