Especially in your interior renders, you can see the landscape you want from elements such as windows that open to the outside environment, without blocking the light, with the materials you will create using lighting effects settings.

Location of Lighting Effects Settings

You can access lighting effects settings from the effects tab of the material editor dialog .

Specifications

Exclude from lighting calculations

It excludes material in light calculation.

Receive shadow

Controls whether the object with this material can cast a shadow.

Cast shadow

Controls whether the object with this material cast a shadow or not.

Usage Steps of Creating Landscape Material

  • Create a wall in front of the window that will cover the view.

  • Open the material list by clicking the materials command and click the create button.

  • Enter the material name and select a desired landscape view from the texture section.

  • Check the option to exclude from lighting calculations from the effects tab.

  • Uncheck the receive and cast shadow options.

  • Click the OK button to close the dialogs.

  • Define your material on the wall you are creating.

Render when no landscape material


Creating the wall object to define the material of the landscape

Selecting the landscape texture

Render with default lighting effect settings after the landscape is defined


After selecting the option to exclude from lighting calculations


After the receive and cast shadows options are not selected