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Ricardo Prada
What does "phong" mean in Cinema 4D.
on Jan 11, 2012 at 1:58:43 pm

Dear CINEMA 4D Community,

I would like to know what does "phong" mean in Cinema 4D.

Thank you.


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Adam Trachtenberg
Re: What does "phong" mean in Cinema 4D.
on Jan 11, 2012 at 4:12:29 pm

Phong, Blinn, etc., are shading methods used to approximate a smooth surface across faceted geometry.


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Emmet Reddy
Re: What does "phong" mean in Cinema 4D.
on Jan 12, 2012 at 6:21:57 pm

I might add to Adams answer that in 1973 a scientist called Bui Tuong Phong came up with the idea and it was called phong shading.



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