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5 Dec 2022 13:08:45 EST (-0500)
  Re: ambient 0.3 triggers 'suspiciously high ambient value found' warning?  
From: tutki
Date: 9 Feb 2022 11:20:00
Message: <web.6203e97984757b5b5c8e85ceb98f01db@news.povray.org>
Cousin Ricky <ric### [at] yahoocom> wrote:
[...]
> Do you have an assumed_gamma in your global_settings?  In 3.6, there was
> no default value, so the image defaulted to whatever gamma was used by
> your monitor, typically 2.2 or sRGB.  In 3.7+ a warning is given about
> the missing assumed_gamma, and it defaults to 1.0.  This causes scenes
> with no assumed_gamma to look lighter and washed out when rendered in
> 3.7+, compared to earlier versions.

Aha, indeed this was the problem. I added assumed_gamma 2.2 and now it looks
right. Since this is an old scene, I'll probably just let it be for now. Will
definitely keep this in mind for new scenes.

Thanks!


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