[Bf-cycles] Zero-Angled Spotlight?

Gottfried Hofmann gottfried at blenderdiplom.com
Tue Sep 1 16:56:55 CEST 2015


Make it visible to scatter rays only (in the object tab -> ray visibility)

On 01.09.2015 16:51, Zauber Paracelsus wrote:
> The problem with that, however, is that the laser would be visible when
> it is not passing through the mist as well.
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> 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"
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>> On Tue, Sep 1, 2015 at 4:42 PM, Zauber Paracelsus <zauber at gridmail.org
>> <mailto:zauber at gridmail.org>> wrote:
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>>     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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