Published on April 6, 2017 by Unreal Engine

Announce Post: forums.unrealengine.com/showthread.php?140547

Rendering guru Tim Hobson is back with more advice, tips and tricks for dynamic lighting. In a continuation of his previous lighting stream, Tim will be going over dynamic light features specifically and will be taking your questions live. Beginner to advanced, you’re guaranteed to learn something new if you tune in!

Part 1: www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCsrWzt9F28

[00:00:10] Intro
[00:01:55] Summary
[00:03:00] Distance Field Shadows
[00:20:00] Cascade Shadow Maps vs Distance Field AO
[00:25:43] Capsule Indirect Shadows
[00:31:13] Contact Shadows
[00:36:10] Cloud Shadows
[00:39:07] Distance Field AO
[00:42:30] IES Profiles
[00:52:20] Cascade Shadow Maps Settings
[00:56:07] Console Variables
[01:06:36] Cave/Interior Lighting
[01:19:00] Q&A
[01:28:55] Outro

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35 Comments on "Lighting Techniques and Guides 2: Dynamic Lighting | Live Training | Unreal Engine"

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Sam Mousa
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Sam Mousa
1 year 1 month ago

Why the hell doesn't unreal get a lighting artist! I mean it's about lighting so Wtf! Poor livestream and useless.

George Rolfe
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George Rolfe
1 year 2 months ago

Timmy H!

t4world cust
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t4world cust
1 year 2 months ago

can add subtitle?

Praz
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Praz
1 year 2 months ago

Hello I have a problem on unreal engine. When I edit my project suddenly everything becomes blurry and my character is covered with blackheads … when I click on uninstall the launcher there is the option to repair. I have 6 times that I click on it but it does not change anything. could you help me please ?

N nOni
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N nOni
1 year 2 months ago

Best stream so far , we need more and more about lighting and more example .Thank you Tim Hobson .

Avik Biswas
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Avik Biswas
1 year 2 months ago

What is with the low video quality, even in 1080p. :/Everything looks blurry.

XBGAMER
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XBGAMER
1 year 2 months ago

I have a quastion — if i want make a game open world or any game for android should i learn java or c++ for ue4 or using blueprint?? plzz anyone answer me

Alessandro Vitiello
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Alessandro Vitiello
1 year 1 month ago

XBGAMER c++

noobkiller463
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noobkiller463
1 year 2 months ago

There aren't that many differences between blueprints and c++, you should do some research into the two types of scripting and pick which one is best for you

Chris R.
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Chris R.
1 year 2 months ago

@1:17:20 where Tim is mentioning that using a lower resolution tree for the shadow casting could reduce it's cost, i asked myself if it would be possible to use a lower lod level for the shadow casting instead of a different mesh?

tehsimo
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tehsimo
1 year 2 months ago

get this guy an "ahm" remover

Marek Artist
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Marek Artist
1 year 1 month ago

Seehr stop being offensive please. No one is interested in your preferences.

tehsimo
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tehsimo
1 year 2 months ago

Seehr shush

Seehr
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Seehr
1 year 2 months ago

Yeah, well, in that case, you can start by saying: "hey, thank you a lot for sharing all your knowledge with us. Can i give you an advice…" maybe??? Is it too much to ask in modern days? education?I GUESS. Just some minimum respect and cordiality.

rurzan
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rurzan
1 year 2 months ago

Can't it be both? Deliver great content AND be mindful of your "language hygiene"?This "uhm" is one of those things that once you notice them, you can't "unhear" them. If you're a more relaxed person who isn't easily bothered by those things, then good for you. But for some of us it gets a little distracting.

Seehr
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Seehr
1 year 2 months ago
Exactly. I humbly come here even if this is not my mother language and I love to hear people with so much to tell sharing experience with us. Instead, this kind of people would prefer having a complete useless content but without a single intervention to think because they are used to it from other stupid youtubers or whatever reason. Go to your stupid pages for kids if thats all your attention spawn can take. I prefer having people that are complete bosses on what they are doing giving me lessons than someone who just "doesn't repeat ahm so much".It's… Read more »
IPpainting
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IPpainting
1 year 2 months ago

narrow minded is all i can say to you teh

tehsimo
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tehsimo
1 year 2 months ago

Seehr educate yourself you fool!

Seehr
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Seehr
1 year 2 months ago

I really hate people like you.
Instead of saying thanks for the awesome amount of knowledge that "this guy" is sharing with us you just directly criticize him. Educate yourself, unrespectful egg.

Vladimir OnOccasion
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Vladimir OnOccasion
1 year 2 months ago

still looking for the real.

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