POV-Ray : Newsgroups : moray.win : Getting light to reflect : Re: Getting light to reflect Server Time
6 Dec 2021 06:29:53 EST (-0500)
  Re: Getting light to reflect  
From: Warp
Date: 21 Feb 2011 10:13:07
Message: <4d628103@news.povray.org>
alanr <nomail@nomail> wrote:
> Yet all I get from POVs render is a chrome cube sitting on a chequered floor
> casting the expected shadow, but no light is reflecting off the sides of the
> cube lit by the spotlight.  The cube reflects the image of the surrounding plane
> just as you would expect a chrome cube to.

  Light reflecting from objects to other objects is a hard problem.
POV-Ray implements the photon mapping algorithm for reflecting (and
refracting) surfaces, which is probably what you are looking for.
However, I'm not sure Moray supports this.

                                                          - Warp

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