XM Magdalena 3D print, GGeorgy (3D)
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07-15-2010, 12:07 AM

i'm trying to get nice sharp caustics in vray. however, area lights don't seem to get very good results; i can only get good-looking caustics using spot lights. i don't want to use spot lights for general lighting.

so... is there a way to make a "caustics only" light like you would in mental ray? or are there just better settings i could use for a vray area light to make it cast nice sharp caustics?

07-15-2010, 12:15 AM
nevermind-- just using the maya setting to turn off "emit diffuse" and "emit specular" does the trick.

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