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how do you achieve atmospheric distance fogging?
show user profile  Boing
just to fade out distance objects with a pale blue fog, could anyone give me a quick pointer? i'm using max 2008 and vray.
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2/19/2009 3:53:40 AM (last edit: 2/19/2009 3:53:40 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
I would've thought it would be faaaar quicker to do it in photoshop using a zdepth pass. atmospherics such as volume fog slow max down massively.

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2/19/2009 3:55:17 AM (last edit: 2/19/2009 3:55:17 AM)
show user profile  Boing
i was hoping to do it in a short animation, if it's very heavy i'll not bother but is it just an opaque material applied with a zdepth pass? is there a way of doing it internally?
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2/19/2009 4:26:24 AM (last edit: 2/19/2009 4:26:24 AM)
show user profile  Boomer

Check out the freeware ZTint plugin here:


  Mathew Kaustinen

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2/19/2009 8:38:35 AM (last edit: 2/19/2009 8:38:35 AM)
show user profile  Boing
thanks boomer that might do the trick.
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2/19/2009 9:01:57 AM (last edit: 2/19/2009 9:01:57 AM)
show user profile  Sypher-5
I've used Ztint in the past, for some projects, very simple & easy to use, missing a bunch of options I'd love to have though. You may find though you get a bit more control with a z-depth pass and After Effects.
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2/19/2009 9:45:13 AM (last edit: 2/19/2009 9:45:13 AM)
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