Here's a trailer for XrayCat ST 1.5 for 3ds Max.
Evermotion - Making of Asian Room
See how to setup the lights, materials and render settings for this moody image from Evermotion's Archinteriors Vol 28.
Terrain for 3ds Max
You can generate landscapes from real world elevation data with the Terrain plugin for 3ds Max.
rp_CameraRig for Maya, 3dsMax and XSI
Renato Polimeno presents rp_CameraRig, a free camera rig for Maya, 3ds Max and XSI.