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Old 08-02-2006, 08:08 AM   #1
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Default Problem with coustics? (i thnk)

Hey I everybody ,
I was trying to render a screwdriver handle as shown in this tutorial ::
http://micah.noobgrinder.com/screwdrivertut/

but I cant seem to make the half-glass handle project its color with light on the plane under it.. what im I doing wrong ?

Thanks in advance !
(P.s :: joined my rendered image)
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Old 08-02-2006, 05:49 PM   #2
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Looks fine to me. Its the hdr map that is not bright enough, and tahts the problem. You can see some caustics coming through.
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ooohh so its the HDR map that makes the diff ?
I thgout it has somthing to do with photons .
lets say I wanted to make that effect without the HDR ... ?
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yeah, with a light that emits light photons, easy enough
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