An unprecedented breach of user accounts at Adobe combined with bad security practices on their end has left nearly 150 million user accounts vulnerable. The security experts at LastPass have created a quick tool to check if your username was part of the hacked set and some recommendations on good passwords for the future.
If yours was hacked - now is a good time to review your password technique - because "123456" just isn't good enough. Check out how many people used the 20 worst passwords from this breach Read More
I'm a huge fan of timelapse videos - in fact, I could sit for hours watching Vimeo timelapse's. If you enjoy a good timelapse as much as I do - here's some of my favorites. Enjoy! Read More
Now that Autodesk has officially released support for Python in the 3ds Max 2014 Extension release - what does that actually mean for the community of artists working with 3ds Max? If you're a "user" of scripts - it probably doesn't mean much right now but I think things will get interesting soon. If you're a "developer" of scripts - it's time to look at Python & our current tools to see where we could use it. I believe Python is going to change the 3ds Max landscape in a really positive way - let's look at some of them. Read More
If you need maps - a great resource is http://maps.stamen.com which presents interactive maps styled in totally different ways. My favorite is the "toner" style - check out the examples below Read More
The following one-liner MAXScript from Grant Adam has saved a ton of time while working with RPManager in our Arch-Viz pipeline.
Simple little line of MAXScript that is incredibly powerful. Let me explain... Read More
If you have After Effects and use Multiprocessing to render - you might be getting slower renders than you'd expect. Read More
I've (finally) updated my reel with some of the exciting visualization projects I've worked on recently. Check it out! Read More
Excellent real world review of this really interesting "pocket" camera from Blackmagic - the Pocket Cinema Camera. Watch the review on Vimeo here: https://vimeo.com/73271176 or the embed below. Read More
One of my absolute favorite scripts for 3ds Max and probably the one that's used the most day-to-day is Martin Breidt's "Incremental Save". It eliminates a ton of headache when dealing with lots of revisions to Max files over a long period. Read More
There's a misconception among some clients that renderings happen at the push of a button. In the gallery below you'll get an idea how much craft the artist puts into final images *after* the rendering is generated from software like 3ds Max.
Why not create the rendering perfectly in 3D? Read More