I had a brief look into some of Arnold’s volume scattering settings using the links below:
Solid Angle website provides some definitions of the attributes of volumetric scattering: https://support.solidangle.com/display/AFMUG/Volume+Attributes
I had attempted to create a look similar to that of the opening scene of The Book of Eli – this isn’t necessarily the lighting look we want to achieve but I had some free time over the weekend and I personally quite like the look of this opening scene so I thought I would try out creating something similar.
Some references of the effects that the right settings can create:
Below are just a few images I came across that caught my attention, I’m posting them here as they may be of use later on in production.