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28 Mar 2023 17:50:34 EDT (-0400)
  Re: The Shallows -Work in progress  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 27 Sep 2022 02:39:27
Message: <63329a9f@news.povray.org>
Op 26/09/2022 om 19:57 schreef jr:
> hi,
> Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
>> ...
>>> square, more like 2:1 width to height.
>> Concerning the sleepers: perspective effect! ;-) They are rectangular in
>> cross-section.
> perspective, huh?  :-)  (still think they look quite tall)

An image telling more than any text... [attached image]

>> Well, the interesting thing is that the photograph Bald Eagle referred
>> to earlier, shows this kind of (micro) normals. I certainly overdid the
>> effect here ;-) more subbtle effect might be better...
> would that be more noticeable where there would be less mechanical wear?

Where would that be? the whole (?) polished part of the track is subject 
to mechanical wear...

In any case, this is not so important imo. Hyperrealism is not my goal 
(never was). ;-)


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