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5. 2 each. These two settings ensure that images are read from (Input Gamma) and written to (Output Gamma) your bitmap files correctly and are described in the next section. 2 being the default. 0, and on my display the two squares look about the same brightness within 3ds Max/Design, yet in this book the two squares are very different. 2 for all settings, including your monitor. ; When the intensity of the two squares is the same, your monitor will have correct gamma correction applied to the display, and your renderings, bitmaps, and color selections will look brighter.

As you will see in Chapter 4, using the Batch Render utility can also help ensure that output settings are always preserved. 20. 454545. This shifts the image back into the proper range. Do not use any brightness or contrast settings to adjust the image until after gamma correction. After adjusting the gamma, it is also best not to use the Exposure or Offset options of this dialog box to adjust any 8- or 16-bit per channel images, because you can obtain much more direct and superior results by using the Curves tool (Image  Adjustments  Curves) of Photoshop.

6. On the Renderer tab, set the Samples Per Pixel settings: Minimum=1/16 and Maximum=1. 7. 09. 8. Set Filter Type to Triangle. 9. On the Indirect Illumination tab, ensure that Final Gather is selected, choose the Draft preset, and set Diffuse Bounces to 1. 10. Open the Rendered Frame window, and optionally set Glossy Reflections Precision, Soft Shadow Precision, and Glossy Refraction Precisions to a Low or Disabled state (move slider to the far left to disable the feature). 11. In the Rendered Frame window, choose the Save Preset option in the Render Preset dropdown list.

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