POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.images : mountain forest : Re: mountain forest Server Time
26 Sep 2022 01:23:23 EDT (-0400)
  Re: mountain forest  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 19 Jun 2021 11:01:45
Message: <60ce06d9$1@news.povray.org>
Op 19-6-2021 om 15:44 schreef Norbert Kern:
> Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
>> I notice that you use /some/ color in the rgbt of the water, despite a
>> transmit of 1. Personally, I have not noticed this approach did add
>> anything (I may be wrong) and simply use  rgbt 1, in general. Using
>> 'filter' would be a different matter of course.
> I am lazy sometimes - here I started with a transmit value of 0.85 and it ended
> as 1 after some trials. For a reason I don't remember I set reflection with
> metallic 0.3, so the color isn't completely useless.
Hmmm. That last is an interesting idea I was not aware of. I need to 
investigate those implications (as also the filter influence, when I 
find some time...).

>> Very good. I am increasingly using the displacement function of Poseray.
>> It does not get all the attention that it merits.
> That's totally true!
I have done some testing in the past. I shall try to dig them up and 
post them, especially as a showcase for its possibilities. Your river 
bottom is an excellent example indeed.


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