XM Magdalena 3D print, GGeorgy (3D)
LC #42 Pipers Alley

View Full Version : Penumbra and Omni Lights?

02-06-2003, 10:51 PM
You can select penumbra for Omni's, but in the docs on penumbra it says to use a Klieg. In my working with penumbra and Omni's in v10d I haven't had much luck. Just real dark renders.

ANyone else?

- pjc

02-10-2003, 02:07 AM
My first experience with penumbra was similar to yours. When I added another light to the scene things started looking better. After many combintions for test lighting I found a 4 light setup that sort of works. Various small tweeks to environment and fill lights can produce unexpected results. Quick renders can vary slightly from final rendering.


(Image has been cropped and scaled down 50%)

02-10-2003, 02:53 AM
You are right. The bulb lights do offer a non-funtioning penmubra setting. Appears to be an honest oversight.

The jiggly shadows on the above image were created using a klieg light as the main, two dark colored bulbs and one sun light for a bounce.

CGTalk Moderation
01-14-2006, 09:00 AM
This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.