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Offline viche12345

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My very first render-need feedback!
« on: January 05, 2007, 06:54:12 AM »
This is my very first render with Terragen 2. I need some feedback and some ideas on how to improve the picture. Yes, the 400x300 render attached took an hour on my P4 1.7 single core machine (Dell 4400)

I also attached the world file in case someone has time to possibly edit and re-post so I can see what I am doing wrong that's causing such a long render time.

Thanks so much! I strive for my skills of TG2 to soar.

Offline king_tiger_666

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Re: My very first render-need feedback!
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2007, 08:12:16 AM »
nice work for your first render... all you need to do is increase quality a little but will mean longer render times:(

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Offline swiftstream

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Re: My very first render-need feedback!
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2007, 04:21:36 PM »
viche,

I'm guessing the cause of the high render time is the high detail on your lower cloud layer (400 samples). I don't know how much you can lower it without losing a lot of detail, but I would suggest trying rendering with a lower number of samples.

Offline viche12345

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Re: My very first render-need feedback!
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2007, 06:25:27 PM »
Thanks for the feedback. Yes, I should lower the samples. What about the lighting? Is it too vague?

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Re: My very first render-need feedback!
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2007, 02:36:25 AM »
The noise you still have there is likely due to needing more atmosphere samples. Try decreasing cloud samples and increasing atmosphere samples - you may get similar render times but better overall quality.

I do like the dramatic lighting in the scene. :)

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