[Bf-cycles] Zero-Angled Spotlight?

Zauber Paracelsus zauber at gridmail.org
Tue Sep 1 16:51:02 CEST 2015

The problem with that, however, is that the laser would be visible when 
it is not passing through the mist as well.

On 09/01/2015 10:48 AM, Mohamed Sakr wrote:
> actually this is not possible with lights, your only solution is a 
> cylinder object "acting as your laser light" , and put an emission 
> node in the volume output "leave surface empty"
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 4:42 PM, Zauber Paracelsus <zauber at gridmail.org 
> <mailto:zauber at gridmail.org>> wrote:
>     Would it be possible to change the minimum angle width of a spotlight
>     from one degree to zero?  I was tinkering with a scene filled with
>     mist,
>     and wanted to create the effect of laser lights transmitting through
>     mist, which would scatter their light and make the beam visible.  The
>     closest light I could think of that would produce the effect was a
>     spotlight, but due to its minimum angle width of 1 degree, I am
>     not sure
>     if I can accomplish the effect.
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