POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.animations : tteoac 2017-04-25 : Re: My comments on the video - read after viewing Server Time
5 Dec 2022 12:10:43 EST (-0500)
  Re: My comments on the video - read after viewing  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 26 Apr 2017 07:08:09
Message: <59007f99$1@news.povray.org>
On 26-4-2017 11:37, Stephen wrote:
> On 4/25/2017 9:54 PM, dick balaska wrote:
>>
>>> The kid has escaped!
>>> http://www.buckosoft.com/tteoac/
>>
>> *
>> * My comments on the video - read after viewing
>> *
>>
>> I'm going to make another pass at the mushroom explosion. Minimally the
>> spheres should rotate when expanding.  I also want to extend where the
>> kid is laying down watching the shroom fly by, before passing out.
>>
>> I don't like the "matrix" effect where the explosion pauses and the
>> camera swirls around it. Maybe the delay before and after the camera
>> swirls are hurting the effect.
>>
>
> I like it but with your comment. I was thinking that if you put a
> coloured filter (sepia?) in front of the camera for that bit. It might
> enhance the feeling of surreality.
>
>> I like that the girl is vacuuming on the TV while the mush damage is
>> erased.  It's a cool effect, but goes by too quickly and is not the
>> focus of the scene while it's happening.
>>
>
> I think you have got it right with the timing. Remember, always leave
> them wanting more. :)
>
>
>
> I can see this becoming a PovRay classic. :)
> At the end you the video you mentioned putting water in the fish tank.
> This made me think of Tim Kikas's LSSM macros. With them you can
> generate a water surface that interacts with the environment. Air
> bubbles would create waves that reflect from the sides of the tank.
> http://www.nolights.de/downloads.html#lssm
>
> Last comment about the downloaded video. From 10 to 16 minutes the
> screen is blank the music continues.
>
>

Tim Nikias it is ;-) Great stuff that has been forgotten for too long imo.

-- 
Thomas


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