POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.binaries.images : Early Holiday Render : Re: Early Holiday Render Server Time
3 Mar 2024 15:07:53 EST (-0500)
  Re: Early Holiday Render  
From: Mike Miller
Date: 27 Nov 2023 17:55:00
Message: <web.65651d81c5d369f896a9a9adabc9342@news.povray.org>
"Chris R" <car### [at] comcastnet> wrote:
> "s.day" <s.d### [at] uelacuk> wrote:
> > Nice, I too think the bauble with Peace on it looks a bit flat/too matte a
> > finish.
> >
> > The other two on the table look great though and the tree is really good.
> >
> > The other point I would add is the lights on the fireplace, they are too dull
> > and don't appear to be emitting any light onto the surface right next to them. I
> > would try either a dim light source for each (will slow things down) or union
> > each fairy light with a sphere with emitting media. Something like below:
> >
> >           sphere{ 0,1
> >                   pigment { rgbt 1 } hollow
> >                            interior
> >                            { media
> >                              {
> >                                emission colour rgb <1,0.8, 0.6> samples 20,100
> >                                density
> >                                { spherical turbulence 0.05 omega 0.7 density_map
> >                                  {
> >                                    [0.0 rgb <0, 0, 0> ]
> >                                    [0.8 rgb <0.2, 0.2, .1>]
> >                                    [1 rgb <1.5, 1.2 0.8> ]
> >                                  }
> >                                }
> >                              }
> >                            }
> >           }
> >
> > The above media is incredibly quick to render so shouldn't slow things down.
> >
> > Sean
>
> In the rendered image, I had been using a finish emission on the actual glass
> bulb, rather than creating a hollow sphere with an emitting media.  I switched
> that out and recreated the bulb to separate the containing glass ball from the
> light using media, and after fixing my radiosity settings to take media into
> account, it looks much better.  Thanks for the suggestion...

That look's great, nice job on those lights.


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