POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.images : Luna, Moon... desert satellite : Re: Luna, Moon... desert satellite Server Time
7 Dec 2021 03:35:33 EST (-0500)
  Re: Luna, Moon... desert satellite  
From: Samuel B 
Date: 15 Sep 2021 17:20:00
Message: <web.614262f0756c3d5acb705ca46e741498@news.povray.org>
William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> On 9/12/21 7:14 PM, Samuel B. wrote:
> > "Samuel B." <stb### [at] hotmailcom> wrote:
> >> Just testing out some moon maps.
> >
> > Final render in this series. Zoom in to see all the details.
> >
>
> Hi Sam. Beautiful & interesting.
>
> Though I believe my old eyes are picking up some banding in the posted
> image - away from the moon and where the moon is shadowed. Did you use a
> dithering option while writing the jpg file?

Hi Bill,

Your eyes are keen enough... there is definitely some color banding going on.
And no, I didn't enable dithering :S

Some of the banding on the right side might be exacerbated by the luminous bloom
sampling set I used. I need to make a new sampling set that isn't so regular, or
perhaps I should try to develop a new type of bloom that utilizes averaged noisy
normals. Or maybe I should try the blurred reflections feature in UberPOV...

Sam


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