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Offline Hannes

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Re: Snowy animated
« Reply #15 on: May 03, 2018, 08:53:30 PM »
I think Oshyan means that some of the sparkles appear and disappear more rapidly than others. I didn't notice that, but it's true. No idea why. I used fake stones to get some (fake-) geometry that reflects differently depending on the location of the lightsource, not just like a "2D masking". But I used the PF to mask the distribution of the fake stones.

Offline Kadri

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Re: Snowy animated
« Reply #16 on: May 03, 2018, 10:17:06 PM »

Maybe it is the the wide FOV. Like Terragen handles things near-behind the camera etc.

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Re: Snowy animated
« Reply #17 on: May 04, 2018, 05:40:01 AM »
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some of the sparkles appear and disappear more rapidly than others
That would not be unlike reality, I assume. Some ice crystals having more facets and giving more' continuous' sparkle, while others reflect on less faces/facets, thus are off earlier.

Offline Hannes

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Re: Snowy animated
« Reply #18 on: May 04, 2018, 08:37:09 AM »
This explanation is good enough for me. Sounds logical. And I have no idea to change the different sparkling... ;)
I don't think it's the wide FOV.

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Re: Snowy animated
« Reply #19 on: May 04, 2018, 09:14:14 PM »
It looked unrealistic to my eye and my experience of actual snow. That's why I mentioned it. ;)

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Offline Hannes

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Re: Snowy animated
« Reply #20 on: May 05, 2018, 07:31:03 AM »
You're absolutely right, Oshyan. After you first mentioned it, I saw it too. I wasn't too serious in my last comment... ;)

 

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