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competition forum dead?

Post by mrCarnivore » Thu Aug 16, 2007 10:55 pm

Hey, since radiance left, this forum got a little abandoned. :-(
At least in my case it's partly because this forum is so far down the page that I rarely scroll down there...

I think it's very interesting to have move competitions. Is there anyone (probably a moderator) who want to set up a new challenge every now and then?

Also what do you others think about this?

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Post by SmartDen » Thu Aug 16, 2007 10:58 pm

I second that! We need more new competition!
We can start a new one. Please post you suggestion for new competition here. Why not?!

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Post by CTZn » Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:51 am

An optical rig, may it be a microscope, magnifier or abstract one. The object itself is secondary, what's important is how you reveal the optical effect. You can use mirrors, lenses and mediums, plus whatever u want (camera effects and such).

Like this one ?
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Post by OnoSendai » Fri Aug 17, 2007 3:54 am

Sounds like a nice idea CTZn :)

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Post by Kram1032 » Fri Aug 17, 2007 6:01 am

That's a very good idea - and it also is a great way to test Indigos powers ^^

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Post by dougal2 » Fri Aug 17, 2007 6:22 am

how about an animation? perhaps this could be a longer running secondary competition due to enourmous rendertimes needed ;)

i like the optical system idea (i've already modelled a microscope, and fibre optics, and lightboxes :) edit: and lenses ... )

how about something else that takes advantage of the things indigo does nicely:
- organic forms (SSS)
- something involving textured emitters/diffuse transmitters ?
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Post by Kram1032 » Fri Aug 17, 2007 6:32 am

textured emitters can be used for optical systems, as well as diffuse transmitters.... well as SSS (although I don't have an idea, just right now)

I.e. you could make a projector, with a textured emitter behind a lens, projecting on a white wall :D (no idea, how that would come out, though)

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Post by Macrob » Fri Aug 24, 2007 3:35 am

Do we have a new competition now?
I think everyone likes the optical stuff 8)

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Post by SURFiNG » Wed Aug 29, 2007 12:03 am

i totally agree with CTZn...
Can't wait to start

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Post by Lord of the Rings Junkie » Thu Jan 24, 2008 1:47 pm

Okay, so this never happened... Having a monthly competition again would be fun.

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