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Below I've an image of my current scene, and two images of what I want to achieve. Now the question is, how can I visualize objects in low light, as you can see the current scene isn't that attractive however the pic from kentucky route zero is soul capturing, so what should I do? Any type of guidance will be appreciated c:

Current Scene:

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Required Output:

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Work with different shades of black

The images you mention to be the goal you want to achieve do not care about the real colour of objects. Instead they make use of different shades of black to create an illusion of depth and to distinguish different silhouettes.

  • Use a clean black for the frontmost objects. E.g. the motorcycle, the truck and the pier.

  • Add more dark blues to the mix the farther an object is away to allow distinguishing shapes and silhouettes. E.g. the night sky, the stalagmites.

  • Overlay greys to make things look fuzzy & blurred. E.g. the trees next to the street, the caverns.

  • Add light-sources to backlight things you want to emphasize. E.g. the motorcycle, the truck.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ @dot_Spo0t Can you share a tutorial link or reference please? \$\endgroup\$
    – Ahsan
    Commented May 30, 2017 at 5:33
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Weaboo I literally just described what the images you linked do on a visual level. If you need a technical tutorial on how to achieve this you should probably ask a specific question on that where you also state the tools you use, etc. \$\endgroup\$
    – dot_Sp0T
    Commented May 30, 2017 at 5:43

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