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05-23-2004, 08:32 PM
Is there a way to achieve a "Fish-eye"-lens effect with LW?
It´s been very much used in skate movies and Jackass productions etc.
05-23-2004, 10:17 PM
a sphere with the refraction turned up... but the rendering takes a while... u could also fool around w/ widening the camera angle (how a fish-eye lens works)
05-23-2004, 10:51 PM
Probably best to do this as a post-process effect.
You could map your rendered animation to a multi-faceted plane and use the pole tool to warp it into a fisheye lens shape. Place that in front of a camera and re-render. I suggest you make your original render 2x the needed resolution so that it holds up when deformed.
SPECIAL PROJECTION ENGINE 1.5:
05-24-2004, 03:07 AM
the way i've done this before was just as grffdrc said
use just a ball with reflection 100%
and diffuse 0% worked good :D
01-18-2006, 07:00 AM
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