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Light and Shadow

  • Thomas Driemeyer
Part of the mental ray® Handbooks book series (MENTALRAY, volume 1)

Abstract

All scene examples in the preceding Surface Shading chapter defined light sources that illuminate objects in certain ways. A light source provides light whose effect is taken into account when illuminating surfaces or volumes. Two main kinds of illumination are distinguished:

Keywords

Spot Light Occlude Object Point Light Global Illumination Soft Shadow 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Driemeyer
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  1. 1.mental images Gesellschaft für Computerfilm und Maschinenintelligenz mbH & Co. KGBerlinGermany

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