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25 Oct 2021 19:30:54 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Composite object in photo  
From: Paolo Gibellini
Date: 29 Aug 2021 11:47:34
Message: <612bac16$1@news.povray.org>
Il 23/08/2021 15:15, s.day ha scritto:
 > Just playing around trying to add a Pov CSG object (the tripod) into 
a photo.
 >
 > Pretty pleased with the effect but I am wondering if there is an 
official method
 > of doing something like this to get better results?
 >
 > I googled it and found some interesting information by Robert 
McGregor that I
 > just I didn't understand ;-)
 >
 > Then I found someone who (can't recall who) mentioned using no_object 
to create
 > a scene with just the shadows which I could then merge (using code 
from Robert's
 > method) to render combine the shadow and image data.
 >
 > I really have no idea what I am doing here but it seemed to work 
better than
 > expected. I could probably improve it by adding steps to my shadow 
scene so the
 > shadow raises but I would then have to lift up one of the Tripod legs 
as they
 > are currently all at the same level and as the Tripod is a CSG model 
that would
 > be a lot more effort than I have time for.
 >

A nice scene!

Paolo


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