Lighting a scene with an HDRI image could not be easier. All you need is a quality HDRI that suites the mood/look you’re going for, after that the work is pretty much done.
Vray HDRI Lighting in 3DS Max You can even get the HDRI to act as a sun, lowering the gamma gives the HDRI more contrast, makes it stronger, and give you a harder shadow just like the sun.
How to Creating Vray HDRI Lighting in 3DS Max
Keep in mind that if you have an hdr image of lower quality you might get a bad result. I know you are very eager to become the next top graphic artist and therefore lowering the gamma a bit too much just because you can, don’t.
learn how easy it is to create Vray HDRI light, for an exterior scene using 3ds Max.