12 December 2001, 01:20 PM
it's called bloom and is mostly done in post
I think worley made a plugin that does just that and the brdf shader probably does that too, never tried it myself, I always do it in photoshop/aftereffects.
copy layer, adjust curves to show only highlights, change mode to overlay, adjust opacity to taste
obviously you can tweak till you drop on this effect
after (exagerated a little)
12 December 2001, 09:23 PM
Bloom comes with Gaffer (made by Worley). It is much nicer than Lightwave's own Bloom (Effects>Add Image Filter>Bloom). Also, Corona is similar to Lightwave's Bloom (found under Add Image Filter).
01 January 2006, 01:26 AM
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