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.
Forest Pack for 3ds Max
iToosoft have launched Forest Pack, a 3ds Max plug-in for the creation of vast surfaces of trees and plants.