Tutorial: Getting Started with Caustics in Corona Renderer for Cinema 4D

Tutorial: Getting Started with Caustics in Corona Renderer for Cinema 4D



Learn how to get started with the new Fast Caustics Solver, introduced in Corona Renderer 4! 00:00 – Introduction
00:35 – What are caustics?
00:56 – Caustics in the physical world
01:59 – Reflective vs. refractive caustics
02:29 – A simple initial scene
02:57 – Enabling reflective caustics (scene-wide)
03:26 – Enabling refractive caustics (material-specific)
04:09 – Comparing with and without caustics in the initial scene
04:44 – A simple pool scene
06:07 – A simple car rim scene
09:04 – What light set ups give good caustic results
11:20 – HDRIs and caustics
13:04 – Artistic control over the caustics (disabling caustics for particular light sources)
14:09 – Disabling caustics for particular lights sources as a speed optimization
19:00 – A production scene
21:08 – Performance optimizing the production scene (turning off caustics from the environment)
26:11 – Ending

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