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Product Name: Fog Camera
Product ID: 50289
Published Artist(s): Marshian
Created By: N/A
Release Date: 2018-02-07

Product Information

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This is a prop-based camera built from layered planes for creating thick, patchy or smooth fog; smoke; underwater haze; low clouds; or sandstorms. There are 29 materials including color overlays, and various densities. There is a depth render material for Iray and 3Delight to assist in making masks for image editing. This set includes a gray gradient HDR render setting that provides fast ambient lighting.

Apply materials to the fog prop, not camera.

Multiple fog props can be used at one time.

Beyond the presets you can scale the Z axis (Fog Prop Depth) to control density or adjust surfaces manually.

Similar to real fog, light direction can also affect density. With most of the promos, the fog prop was scaled just enough to encompass the depth of the main figures and props.

Use the widen angle morph to fit the camera’s focal length.

The fog naturally creates DOF and some bloom effects - but turning these on, especially for underwater scenes, can create even more depth and drama.

The train promo uses two fog props, scaled and set at different angles.

Choose the render setting and depth mask material for depth renders, which can be used as masks in image editing. This material preset has no refraction so the planes may show on smaller scenes. If this occurs, use DOF or blur the image in post work.

See the ReadMe for more tips and check out the forum commercial thread for product discussions.

Product Notes

Installation Packages

Below is a list of the installation package types provided by this product. The name of each package contains a Package Qualifier, which is used as a key to indicate something about the contents of that package.

  • 1 Core 1)

[ ] = Optional, depending on target application(s)

Not all installation packages provide files that are displayed to the user within the interface of an application. The packages listed below, do. The application(s), and the location(s) within each application, are shown below.

Fog Camera (Core)

  • You can find new icons for loading this product in the following DAZ Studio Folders:
    • “Camera Presets:Marshian:Fog Camera”
    • “Camera Presets:Marshian:Fog Camera:Materials”
    • “Camera Presets:Marshian:Fog Camera:Materials:Color Overlay”
    • “Camera Presets:Marshian:Fog Camera:Render Setting”
  • You can find new icons for this product in the following DAZ Studio Categories:
    • “Cameras”
    • “Materials:Iray:Props”
    • “Render-Settings”

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Resolved Issues

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