View Full Version : Soft Focus and lights

02 February 2003, 02:43 PM
Hi Folks,

How do you create a soft focus when you render and also how to you streaks of sun light streaming through the trees at dawn? Thanks :wavey:

02 February 2003, 02:56 PM
For the soft focus you can try one of two things. You can use depth of feild either by the dof settings in teh camera properties panel or by using the digital confusion plugin that comes with Lightwave. The other option is to select the soft filter option in the camera properties. The later will give the entire render a soft look while depth of feild will give you focal point thats in focus and everything elese will be blurred.

For light streaming through the trees. Use the volumetric options applied to a spotlight or distant light. If you have the volumetric properties open you can open the presets panel and choose from preset volumetric lights as well.

James Pontones

02 February 2003, 02:58 PM
Thanks James :applause:

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