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14 Apr 2024 12:26:19 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Progress on anniversary scene  
From: Mr
Date: 19 Mar 2024 08:50:00
Message: <web.65f989ab1e38ca9316086ed06830a892@news.povray.org>
> > * Did you use importance sampling?
> Yes, in the updated scene only.
Then did you check by putting explicit importance values everywhere that your
samples may no longer get lost on far off  or less valuable areas?

> > * Did you use *any* fresnel outside reflection block?
> > * Did you use albedo keyword?

Since both of these are newer features, does deactivating them everywhere solve
the excessive light?

> > * Did you use conserve_energy for all reflective materials?
> Yes, on non-metallic materials only, in both scenes.

Strange, I would use it primarily on metallic materials, am I completely wrong
in this usual workflow assumption? or is yours a result of some other

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