POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.images : Fluorapophyllite-(K) : Re: Fluorapophyllite-(K) Server Time
28 Nov 2021 15:47:09 EST (-0500)
  Re: Fluorapophyllite-(K)  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 2 Nov 2021 16:50:00
Message: <web.6181a3b84f1e127b1f9dae3025979125@news.povray.org>
> Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
> > ...
> > Personally, I like it but I am interested in your verdicts.

So, to me, it still looks a bit - murky.  Like I'm viewing the render through a
haze or slightly out of focus.

I'm not sure if it's the render settings, the lighting, or the contribution of
the textured ground plane, or what.  I just get the impression that I should be
seeing some crisp(er) edges on the front of the crystal, and instead they are
kind of muddled / blended in with the body of the crystal.

I like the bubbles - I know what you're trying to accomplish there.  Perhaps -
fewer? Slightly more spread out?
This would definitely be a great method for making a realistic ice cube with the
frozen air bubbles inside...

I would be interested in seeing a clean, crisp, clear or opaque version, which
ought to render very quickly, and also - one employing the new granite material!

This has also got me wanting to see an amethyst, with the clear-to-purple color

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