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Suburban Artworks creates Virtual Prototypes, prototype renderings, 3D illustrations, Architectural Renderings, 3D floor plans, Animations, 3D photo montages, product images, sell sheets, webpages, logos, rapid prototypes, graphic design, concept designs.
Photo-realistic renders are a process of creating 3D models inside some kind of 3D modeling software package and placing those said same models into a scene. The scene is the models, a set of virtual lights and a virtual camera. The models more often than not are mesh models, either translated from solid data and are built as a mesh that are then assigned a material and or a texture. The PBR (physically based rendering) material (or shader) is created to give the surface of the mesh it's appearance, meaning it can look like steel, glass, plastic, flesh, lava or anything at all and even things that don't reside in the real world. People who do photorealistic renders take known data of how light strikes and bounces off of surfaces so that it will look and behave exactly like that material. The virtual lights use known data to respond as how different light responds in the real world, such as the sun in all it's variations and IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) lights which is the file format for using Luminaire Component Data in the scene, IE a very particular flood light. They use virtual cameras that have the same setting that a real camera would including f-stops and shutter speeds so that you can achieve depth of field and motion blur in a realistic way. You can see the pattern I am describing. The software uses these realistic world models to generate believable imagery.
Photo-realistic renderings are used across all businesses now and as computers become more and more powerful (meaning costs come down) more and more businesses are turning to Photo-realistic rendering over photography as way to express their ideas. From all types of manufacturers to test out their prototypes that haven't been built, to the film industry to video games (and now virtual reality head sets) to architecture. If you look at any number of websites you will see images that are renderings that are selling their product. The cost of a photo-realistic render is many times cheaper and faster than creating actual objects and setting up photo shoots, never mind creating shots that could never be achieved in the real world, (think of any period movie you have watch recently)
A benefit to renderings over photography is the ability to render out any number of separate elements that than can be reassembled in a com-positing software package. One would wonder why you would want to add such a step but doing it this way you can add in actual film footage or photographs. You can change the color or texture of the rendered object (if set up correctly) you can adjust lighting or over all look of things. Every single aspect of the image can be modified. For creating that perfect image it is an indispensable step in the process.