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Photographic Rendering with V-Ray for SketchUp

By : Brian Bradley
Book Image

Photographic Rendering with V-Ray for SketchUp

By: Brian Bradley

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Photographic Rendering with V-Ray for SketchUp
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Importing our footage

Let's go ahead now and import our footage into After Effects so that we can start work on it in earnest. To do that, we can perform the following steps:

  1. Go to the File menu, and from the Import flyout, choose the File option.

  2. In the Import File dialog box that appears, we can either browse to our downloaded Chapter_09 folder under Exercise_Files | Final_Renders and import the provided images from there or, alternatively, locate our own rendered versions if we have produced them.

The files we want to pull into After Effects (assuming we have followed the naming steps outlined in the previous chapter) will be as follows:

  • Materials_Final.exr

  • Materials_Final.Reflection.exr

  • Materials_Final.RenderID.exr

  • Materials_Final.Sample_Rate.exr

  • Materials_Final.ZDepth.exr

Once imported, we can take a look at the finished RGB channel that came out of V-Ray by double-clicking on the Materials_Final.exr file, which will open up the image in a new Footage view window for us. Now, you may well be...