Distribution

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Defines an angular distribution function. It is used by generic emitters



Uniform

Generic emitter with an uniform distribution

Summary

The uniform distribution is isotropic over the half-sphere. Emitter using this distribution will be seen having the same luminance from any direction.

Link

Uniform distribution reference


Cone

Generic emitter with a cone distribution

Summary

Uniform distribution over an cone defined by its angular radius.

Link

Cone distribution reference


Soft cone

Generic emitter with a soft cone distribution

Summary

Uniform distribution over a cone defined by its angular radius, followed by a falloff up to another larger angle.

Link

Soft cone distribution reference


Cosine exponent

Generic emitter with a cosine exponent distribution

Summary

Distribution proportional to cos(θ)n, where n is a parameter.

Link

Cosine exponent distribution reference

Map

Generic emitter with a map distribution

Summary

Distribution defined by an equirectangular projected luminance map image

Link

Map distribution




See also

Node types