POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.images : Dakota Red Granite macro - beta #1 : Re: Dakota Red Granite macro - beta #1.1 Server Time
6 Oct 2022 02:47:24 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Dakota Red Granite macro - beta #1.1  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 16 May 2021 07:43:08
Message: <60a1054c$1@news.povray.org>
Op 16-5-2021 om 12:45 schreef jr:
> hi,
> 
> Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
>> Op 15/05/2021 om 18:33 schreef jr:
>>> ...
>>> a more interesting shape) to begin explore (some of) the settings.  ...
>>
>> This looks very good indeed! The objects look smooth and a bit rough at
>> the same time: the normals do their job as they should!
> 
> thanks.  not my doing.  :-)  both objs textured with your default.
> 
> 
>>> fwiw, needed to add a second light source because I thought the image a little
>>> dark, that quadrupled the per frame render time.  :-)
>>>
>> That could be expected indeed. The macro is not very animation-friendly :-)
> 
> still, a massive increase, and, for me ("numpty") an unexpected "surprise".
> perhaps a sentence or two in the documentation, regarding the .. sensitivity to
> the environment.
> 
I am just thinking aloud here, but I wonder /what/ makes the render time 
quadruple? I shall make some test on my side too, because I don not 
entirely understand the phenomenon.

-- 
Thomas


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