December 12, 2012

Photoshop CS6 Extended gains new 3D features

The CS6 update (13.1) posted yesterday gives Creative Cloud members new features in Photoshop Extended. The team writes,

  • Improved 3D effects: Save time and steps with improved live (OpenGL) previews of shadow effects as well as reflection roughness and refraction. Also, get more control over illumination by using a 32-bit color picker to create amazing glow effects.
  • Image-based lighting enhancements: Get enhanced lighting when you illuminate your scenes using 32-bit HDR images as light sources or create other image-based lights (IBLs).
  • Enhanced details for textures: Improve the lighting of bumps and textures on 3D objects by automatically generating a normal map.

Here’s a 2-minute tour from PM Zorana Gee:

Posted by John Nack at 8:08 AM on December 12, 2012
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