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by provisory
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Usability and Luxcore workflow streamlining ideas
Replies: 40
Views: 698

Re: Usability and Luxcore workflow streamlining ideas

A small suggestion for the GUI:
I think it would be easier to set the brightness of the lamps in lumens instead of watts and efficacy. As incandescent bulbs are becoming increasingly irrelevant, the lumens value is being used more and more widely.
by provisory
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Usability and Luxcore workflow streamlining ideas
Replies: 40
Views: 698

Re: Usability and Luxcore workflow streamlining ideas

When we want to talk reality on this planet then the only "distant light" is the sun (maybe moon too). Oh yes, and the Sun is not so much brighter than a lightbulb. ;) So no, distant light needs to go, there is only a sun and ideally a flexible sun :D. ... But even then, we need direct color contro...
by provisory
Sat Dec 08, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Usability and Luxcore workflow streamlining ideas
Replies: 40
Views: 698

Re: Usability and Luxcore workflow streamlining ideas

It seems to me, that most of what your wrote would be solved, if the Distant was the default mode of the sun. In this case there could be a Physically correct switch, which triggered the current behavior. Note, I dont't have any problems with the current behavior of the sun, I love, that LuxCore is ...
by provisory
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Fund to accelerate Development
Replies: 18
Views: 554

Re: Fund to accelerate Development

get rid of: bidir In contrast I think bidir is one of the most important distinguishing feature of Lux from Cycles. When you have some time, please do some comparisons, it can be a huge difference, and not at all only for caustics. https://forums.luxcorerender.org/download/file.php?id=2242&mode=view
by provisory
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: User Support
Topic: Shading issue
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Re: Shading issue

That's the terminator problem. See the FAQ (on the bottom): https://wiki.luxcorerender.org/BlendLuxCore_FAQ#An_object_that_I_set_to_.22smooth_shading.22_looks_like_it_is_shaded_flat_in_shadow_penumbras Well, thanks. I see it isn't a LuxCore specific problem. In my original scene it was caused by a ...
by provisory
Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: User Support
Topic: Shading issue
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Shading issue

I have an issue with smooth shading.
First I noticed it only with bump map, but then I created the attached sample scene, which shows the error even without bump.

I use v2.1 beta2.
by provisory
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Works in Progress
Topic: Laci's wip
Replies: 117
Views: 4695

Re: first steps

lacilaci wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:51 pm
Is there a world volume setting?
Yes, there is, under world properties.
...but I would rather use a large invisible (null material) cuboid with interior volume for better control.
by provisory
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Works in Progress
Topic: Laci's wip
Replies: 117
Views: 4695

Re: first steps

I think, a volume would be the best for mist.
by provisory
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Works in Progress
Topic: Clouds
Replies: 24
Views: 1647

Re: Clouds

Looks great!
It doesn't use hdri (only the built-in sun and sky) does it?
by provisory
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Object ID access in materials
Replies: 15
Views: 797

Re: Object ID access in materials

Oh, I remembered that 2D Mapping node has inputs for scale, rotation and offset...
I mean, I remembered badly