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23 Jun 2021 16:17:19 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Commenting on the Comments  
From: Doctor John
Date: 20 Jul 2009 14:33:30
Message: <4a64b87a@news.povray.org>
clipka wrote:
> Just thought I'd comment on the comments on my shot...
> 
>> --- From Paolo Gibellini:
>> Texturing and additional sand grains are excellent. I have a minor problem
>> with the over enthusiastic use of focal depth; I can't tell if it is rust or
>> dirt in the grooves on the boule.
> 
> Yes, when I later had a look at that shot, for some moments I wondered why I did
> that, too - but then I did recall that I had tried to get the reflected boules
> more into focus.
> 
> As far as the rust/dirt is concerned: Does it really matter which of the two it
> is? ;)
> 
> (Supposed to be sand though; the boules are stainless steel (or at least I think
> so) - except for the yellowish one, which is brass, and does indeed feature some
> oxidization in the grooves, though of course we can't see that here.)
> 
> 

Just for the record, it was me that made that comment, not Paolo. So
there seems to be some mix up in the comments database :-)

John
-- 
"Eppur si muove" - Galileo Galilei


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