POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.images : Fluorapophyllite-(K) : Re: Fluorapophyllite-(K) Server Time
25 Jan 2022 03:41:51 EST (-0500)
  Re: Fluorapophyllite-(K)  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 25 Oct 2021 04:21:59
Message: <61766927$1@news.povray.org>
Op 25/10/2021 om 08:47 schreef MichaelJF:
>> The crystal is very realistic, and I agree with Bald Eagle, a 
>> different background could increase this realism.
>> Another thing: the crystal is vertical and gives a strange feeling to 
>> be unaffected by the gravity... have you thought of adding a rock or 
>> something else as a base?
>> Paolo
> I understand the image as a very nice technical demonstration of shaping 
> and texturing gems. A base would hide some of the caustics. I think I 
> will have a look into this issue. I played a bit with photons too.
Correct. My primary purpose was to demonstrate the crystal by itself, 
without the - secondary - scene additions.

It is my understanding that part of the caustics would probably remain 
visible on a supporting rock. Jaime's images show them iirc.


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