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16 May 2022 02:03:18 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Floors, rails, stairs and roofs - Chrimbo edition  
From: BayashiPascal
Date: 22 Dec 2021 19:40:00
Message: <web.61c3c46c860686ec7449d78e0f8c582@news.povray.org>
"Bill Pragnell" <bil### [at] hotmailcom> wrote:
> I have combined a proof-of-concept test with an opportunity for festivity.
>
> This image uses a large number of faded light_sources with a seasonal color
> twist. It rendered in about 20 minutes, which proves that UberPOV's faded light
> adaptive culling is an absolute godsend (although no radiosity in this one). I
> also tried it with radiosity only, but, as I suspected, the lights were too
> small and had minimal effect. Raising emission and count would only result in
> more noise, so I think faded lights are the best way of doing this.
>
> As I mentioned, this is really just a test render; the light geometry is simply
> glowing blobs placed anywhere that has columns. I need to model a sconce or
> similar, and/or a ceiling version for enclosed areas, and be a bit more sparing
> with the placement.
>
> Anyway, this was too good a result not to share. Seasons greetings to all, and I
> hope whatever festival you habitually celebrate at this time of year brings you
> joy.
>
> Bill

I can't get enough of it ! :-) Looking forward to the next iteration...

Pascal


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