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JoelOtron
03-03-2011, 03:02 PM
Just curious--mostly so I am on the same page with Mental Ray colleagues---is there an equivalent to FG in c4d? If so, would it be IR QMC or is it a different beast altogether?

I've found different definitions which are mostly app-specific
From what I've read, sounds like Final Gather has more in common with irradiance maps in c4d?

Thanks

lllab
03-03-2011, 03:11 PM
yes is similar in some ways.
photon mapping, irradiace map and other are all gather methods. mr just used another name

see here also for more detailed GI terminology:
http://www.spot3d.com/vray/help/200R1/gimethods.htm

cheers
stefan

JoelOtron
03-03-2011, 03:17 PM
Perfect--thank you for the link Stefan

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