[A repost, due to WordPress weirdness – sorry about that. Note to self: don’t paste images into WordPress, always upload and insert them.]
I’m seeing this more and more in my neighborhood in the evening:
It’s the shadow of a tree on pavement, superimposed 3 times. It’s because they’ve been installing new LED streetlights with 3 bulbs.
Hard for me to photograph the light source well, but a reflection of some sort in the camera shows the three bulbs in the upper right:
It’s like the artifacts you see when anyone tries to approximate an area light with point lights. So with the advent of LEDs, I guess we won’t need light area sampling algorithms as much?
Maybe one for the Real Artifacts gallery.
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