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Tony3d
06-17-2014, 12:19 PM
Is there a way to use soft shadows while projecting light thru glass? Seems like is only works for ray traced lights? If not, is there anyway to soften raytraced shadows within Lightwave?

spherical
06-17-2014, 12:52 PM
DP Lights (http://dpont.pagesperso-orange.fr/plugins/lights/Additional_Lights.html)

Tony3d
06-17-2014, 01:05 PM
DP Lights (http://dpont.pagesperso-orange.fr/plugins/lights/Additional_Lights.html)

Distance and Point?

spherical
06-17-2014, 01:34 PM
Uhhh... follow the link? Or I'm completely not grokking the issue.

Tony3d
06-17-2014, 01:35 PM
I'm sorry. I didn't realize it was link. Thanks.

Tony3d
06-17-2014, 02:02 PM
Thanks a lot. Just what I needed!

prometheus
06-17-2014, 04:34 PM
Doesnīt it work with dome lights? 0.26-0,56 in angle value to match real sunlight, the higher the angle value is, more of occlusion light it will become and softer shadows, and at 0 it will be equal to the distant light with very sharp shadows.

spherical
06-20-2014, 04:31 PM
Hey Prometheus. Clear out your Private Message storage. You're over quota and I can't send you a message about something I know you are interested in.

SonicN2O
06-23-2014, 07:49 PM
My favorite light native to LW is the Area light. That gives you some great looking shadows. Not to discourage you from getting the DP lights though.

BeeVee
06-24-2014, 05:21 AM
The only lights that aren't raytraced in LightWave now are the original Point, Spot and Distant. Since they all have raytraced equivalents (Point == Spherical, Spot == hmm, a lot of choice here, perhaps Area or IES, and Distant == Dome) it means you don't even need to go third party. Having said that, some of Denis lights are superb and faster/more flexible than the LightWave standards.

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prometheus
06-24-2014, 06:14 AM
Hey Prometheus. Clear out your Private Message storage. You're over quota and I can't send you a message about something I know you are interested in.

Hi spherical, sorry...I thought I had some space in there, I also donīt get any notifications in the threads still, so the forums is a pain in the ...I cleared a couple of messages now anyway.