Ambient Light Attributes


For a description of Maya’s Ambient Light, see Create > Lights > Ambient Light.


See Type.


See Color.


See Intensity.

Illuminates by Default
Ambient Shade

The proportion of directional light to omnidirectional (ambient) light. The slider range is 0 (light comes from all directions) to 1 (light comes only from the position of the light). The default value is 0.45.

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