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6 Dec 2021 11:55:17 EST (-0500)
  Re: A little study in photons  
From: MichaelJF
Date: 26 Oct 2021 03:58:15
Message: <6177b517$1@news.povray.org>
Am 25.10.2021 um 10:16 schrieb Thomas de Groot:
> 
> Ah, yes! That is one of those todo things I have kept on the backburner 
> for an indefinite time indeed. This is very well done Michael.
> 
Thanks for your praise! If you really will go for this task in the 
future: I had to use a very fine spacing to get more or less realistic 
reflective caustics at the boats, the refractive caustics at the sea 
bottom are cheaper. I ended up with some 8 hours of Photon-collection 
and a photon file of about 16 GB with 9 GB peak memory use during the 
photon collection. In the final rendering the peak memory use was 23 GB RAM.

Best regards
Michael


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