Archive for November, 2009

Cornell Box

November 15, 2009

After tweaking the material system and lighting, I decided to make a traditional Cornell box scene to test out the changes. I’ve also been implementing several optimizations to speed up rendering. I tested the Cornell box scene before and after the optimizations and render time was reduced by almost 80%. The image on the right […]

Mirrors Everywhere!

November 13, 2009

I have no newsworthy developments to share, but as I was experimenting with various aspects of my Global Illumination Ray Tracer this evening I thought it would be fun to make an image with metallic spheres in a room with reflective surfaces. This scene also gave me a chance to see multiple area lights and […]