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Mirror Test Evils

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Never tried "Mirror", watched some tutorials long ago, most of them quite lavish (but more accurate)...
Since i really need a mirror for current project, i decided to give it a try...
Simply put a cam in the center of mirror and played arround with cam-settings (Focal Length + Angle of view)...

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Rendered cam and put in Diffuse-Chanel of mirror. Also here played around with settings till it worked (mirror horizontally!).

https://forum.reallusion.com/uploads/images/934b7311-0012-408b-9390-f2d6.png



Quick and dirty,
Animation had NO priority and it took me from 0 (empty project) to 100 (finished result in Hitfilm) ca. 2 hours...
Mirrors are no problem anymore for me, even when the result scientifically is no accurate reflection.
And the effort is really minor (place cam in mirror and render...) BigGrin



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Yeah, I did one in about 10 minutes.

To do it accurately (with the right angles) would be a no-brainer if we had robust Python, but I doubt whether I'll ever see that (the Python they will release sounds pathetic).  Then it would be a one-button push solution.



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toystorylab,

Nice. Thank you for posting this. Should be quite helpful in the future. Smile

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Thanks for the mirror tip, toystorylab. This will be most useful. As long as it is believable, it will be good enough for me.


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While is isn't very accurate, it certainly solves a problem I'm having!

Thanks for the tip!



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