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Lightsaber glow values

Posted: Sun, 9th Jun 2002, 2:58pm

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Hajiku_Flip

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Hey guys, I was just looking at some of the lightsaber movies in the cinema, and noticed a pretty wide variety of glow effects. ? I usually stick with 12, which has a small glow, and gives more of a solid beam look. I rewatched the final battle between luke and darth in TJSB and realized their glow would be around 20 something, pretty intense. Anyhow, what level of glow do YOU use
Posted: Sun, 9th Jun 2002, 3:04pm

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Animaster

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depens on how close the lightsaber is to the camera
Posted: Sun, 9th Jun 2002, 3:08pm

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TMM

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u should just experiment, and just see what u think is best or looks right...

it does really depend on a few things, like the size, and the background lighting (i mean a torch is quite dim in day light, but at night ti is very bright, similar to the glow of a sabre)...

the best way is to just experiment...
Posted: Sun, 9th Jun 2002, 3:25pm

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yup. totaly agree with my man TMM on that one! biggrin
Posted: Sun, 9th Jun 2002, 4:05pm

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Gibs

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Normally, if the lightsaber is not too far away from the camera, I use a glow of only about 6. It works for me okay.
Posted: Sun, 9th Jun 2002, 5:32pm

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v6proz

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I use around 100 ... that is what i think is the best.
Posted: Sun, 9th Jun 2002, 5:38pm

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TMM

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it also depends upon which of the lightsabre effects u r using, i mean they prolly all have different glow ratios...
Posted: Sun, 9th Jun 2002, 11:15pm

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v6proz

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I was just kidding TMM lol
Posted: Wed, 12th Jun 2002, 4:41pm

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I change the glow now and then so that it is always changing. biggrin
Posted: Wed, 12th Jun 2002, 5:03pm

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TMM

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v6proz wrote:

I was just kidding TMM lol
your point is???
Posted: Wed, 12th Jun 2002, 5:41pm

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Gibs

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...he doesn't use a glow of 100. Well, that's what I think. rolleyes
Posted: Wed, 12th Jun 2002, 6:21pm

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TMM

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yeah ikinda gathered that, but i still don't get y he told me he was joking, have i missed summit crazy
Posted: Wed, 12th Jun 2002, 7:03pm

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Gibs

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Maybe he thought you believed him? confused