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Fibre Optics


By hsoj95.

After watching Andrew Price's tutorial on making fibre optics, I decided to try it for myself, and gave it my own twist. Rendered in Cycles at 10000 samples. Composited in Blender.


  1. Wow, Thanks Bart! I will also see about putting up a link for the full resolution image if anyone wants it as wallpaper.

    • Ok, here is the link to the full 1440p resolution image on Imgur. I used GIMP to slightly compress the image to upload to the web, as the original rendered image from Blender was 30mb in size, but quality does not appear to have been degraded. This makes a good wallpaper, just be sure to use a screensaver, as the blue points of light appear to leave an after image if it sits on the desktop for too long.

        • Thank You! Yeah, it's not that bad. Main thing is to use a screensaver and not just let it stay constantly on the desktop until it goes to sleep.

          • no problem, is it less frequent in newer lcd monitors?because when i'm on linux, the taskbar text is white on black and it's stays like this almost the whole time, i'm afraid i will get it

          • Im on Mac and the toolbar at the top is also kinda a white color with black text and it hasn't seemed to be a problem for me. I think the main issue with screen burn comes from having one specific color that only activates one set of color pixels, like blue, red, or green. I don't know if white with black text will cause screen burn.

          • oh you're right i guess, white is all the three colors together with 100% values and black is 0%, but i think it's not like mac since apple has the habit of making everything different (like retina displays)

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