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Obstructed Lens Flares

Posted: Wed, 5th Jan 2011, 8:28am

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Darth Stazz the Powerful

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When a lens flare is moving behind an object, what is the proper way to animate it for a realistic look? I'm sure that setting a mask isn't the proper solution to represent what really happens when a glare gets hidden. Is it something to do with the scale of the effect?
Posted: Tue, 11th Jan 2011, 10:06pm

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Azulon'sAssassin

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Well, A mask could fix it, but mabey not...

Try watching videos(or mabey looking at pictures) where this happens.

If it's obstructed on the outer part, a mask should do it, but if it's in the middle, try making the scale slightly smaller.