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27 Feb 2024 18:39:33 EST (-0500)
  Re: Planetary fly-overs with height-fields  
From: Jörg "Yadgar" Bleimann
Date: 3 Dec 2020 08:00:00
Message: <5fc8e150$1@news.povray.org>
Hi(gh)!

On 22.11.20 17:44, Alain Martel wrote:

> Converting an 8-bit image to 16-bits can't help. All it can do is append 
> 8 zeros as low order bits.
> You need some more steps to interpolate smoothly between the original 
> steps.

Mätes, you might try the (very ancient, for MS-DOS!) tool "HF-Lab" 
written back in the last century by John Beale... when you apply a 
slight blur filter (command: nsmooth 7, just 7 iterations of nsmooth) to 
your heightfield, it might benefit considerably!

See you in Khyberspace!

Yadgar

Now playing: Aranjuez (Blonker)


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