Chicago Loft by Bertrand Benoit

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Here’s a remarkable little Déjà vu for you… Last year started with a spotlight on Bertrand Benoit’s Tribeca Loft, and today he posts his new Chicago Loft images on the forums! Perfect timing & execution as you would expect of him. Last month Bertrand released the Chicago Loft scene for sale on Turbosquid in clean form so that you can populate it with your own models, serving as a showcase set – His current set of images is a great example of how this could be done.

Here are Bertrand’s images that he made in this set. You can see all of them in his flickr set for this.

Check out Bertrand’s forum thread too – Chicago Loft (comes to life)

38 comments
nargus
nargus

Ohhh...most of them look perfect to me, aside from the big middle one. The wooden stool to the lower right is obviously 'floating' to me.

cpcdron
cpcdron

Bertrand, would you be so kind to show us your material workflow? Your's are just amazing! Congratulations!!

BBB3
BBB3

Hi Robert. No, the scene is lit with a jpg plugged into a DomeLight. For very overcast skies, like here, there is not much difference in the dynamic range of an HDR image and a jpg. The directional lighting is provided by a Max direct light (in order to have control of the colour).

RobertJohn
RobertJohn

Hey guys, does somebody of you know something about the scene lighting in this scene you can buy on turbosquid? I asked there, but didnt get any answer. Just want to know if it comes with hdri or not. Thanks!

Patrick Bernhard
Patrick Bernhard

One of the best scenes I've seen for a long time. Simply amazing.

Alain
Alain

Amazing !

This is not just Architecture Visualization, this is real Art !

Kind regards

Alain

BBB3
BBB3

Thanks again for the wonderful feedback, guys. very much appreciated.

ElvinAliyev
ElvinAliyev

Good job! It's always pleasant to see the professionals' work

isucur
isucur

I must say I've been enjoying every minute looking at those amazing images and this outfitted shots look really impressive!! Thanks Bertrand for giving us the opportunity to peek into your workflow!!

Cheers

brodiegeers
brodiegeers

Had to look at these from home. Work has the images blocked as 'render porn'

BBB3
BBB3

Thanks a lot for the amazing showcase, Ronen. Glad you guys like the images.

whitebirchstud
whitebirchstud

The 4th image has a little issue with the lamp, being smack-dab in the middle, and aligning perfectly with the window opening. it is bothering my eye... but that's just me :) great work!

whitebirchstud
whitebirchstud

Chicago, my home town. These renders are beautiful. I love the de-saturated colors, ad attention to detail.

nnamdiakubuiro
nnamdiakubuiro

I've made my conclusion...BERTRAND isn't human...simple!!!!.....Amazing images...5 thumbs up.

TiagoAlexandrino
TiagoAlexandrino

We would love to see some of your brilliant works on Arch-Factory.com Forum too! This message is directed to all the users too ;)

ChristianMiranda
ChristianMiranda

Another excellent set of photorealistic images from Bertrand Benoit. I really like the way he uses his virtual camera, his models and shaders. He makes some of the best uses of chromatic aberration in this industry too. Thanks for sharing, Ronen. Eyecandy!

ThomasGruender
ThomasGruender

great pics!! amazing!a tutorial, maybe?greets from berlin to berlin

MikeDugenioHansen
MikeDugenioHansen

Obviously the amazing skills of bbb3viz always puts my own work in perspective.

This is really, The Best of Interior Architecture Visualisation. period.

I can only say that the loft scene is an amazing source of learning, I'm currently in the process of examining 'EVERYTHING'. And later I'm planning on redoing the entire scene in order to hopefully learn more about it.

toni fresnedo
toni fresnedo

only some words.....you're the most great, amazing!

leel0u
leel0u

spectacular! every time i'm curious to watch what you will do!

ArkinAdamEsref
ArkinAdamEsref

The man has done it again....another amazing project

JurajTalcik
JurajTalcik

It's not even worth commenting how technically perfect it is.I love his eye for photography, beautiful compositions, color mood, lightning. Such a stunning work, it's beyond inspirational.

jpintor
jpintor

I know who deserve the next 3ds max master award.

kukas
kukas

great work Bertrand !!!

beautiful scene and lighting :)

TiagoAlexandrino
TiagoAlexandrino

Bertrand works are always the best for me, outstanding realism in each image. Love the details all around the loft!

lasse1309
lasse1309

wow, that is awesome!

i love the color-spaces you create with your images, seriously!

ronenbekerman
ronenbekerman moderator

I like the subtle RETRO feel he managed to infuse into this set ;)

Great work Bertrand!

Tolgahan
Tolgahan

I say only WOW.100 star.

kodissimo
kodissimo

outstanding! fantastic work!

kodissimo
kodissimo

@nnamdiakubuiro hahaha... i'm wondering sometimes when i'm looking at all Bertrand's images (these and all older published): is he have some kind of secret plugins for 3ds max which can convert real photos to 3d models/scenes and automaticly setting everything up in vray to push only the render button?! :) it is unnecesary now to ask questions like: why he didn't publish his work in citylife challenge? who could find time to create an entry while making excellent piece of art like these shots! one more time: amazing, fantastic, outstanding! ;)

tomglimps
tomglimps

@ronenbekerman good point =) do believe that after sooner rather than later we'll see realtime in this quality =) that's next step..

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