All 3d exterior visualizations are performed with 3ds max using V-Ray and post-processing in Photoshop CS6. From my personal experience I know how hard it is to find optimal settings for V-Ray, lightning or camera to receive 3d images that completely fulfill all requirements and wishes of a client. For me I have found such settings for V-Ray, materials, camera and lightning, that made my image well-sellable and called-for with render time per image within 1 hour. Here I can share with you my secrets on quality visualization of architecture and interiors.