creating light fog in Maya

Here are some good resources to learn about creating light fogs in Maya,

I’ve only been using the standard light fog function with a spot light, but will be testing the mental ray method shortly, as it seems to produce much more realistic results.

Light Rays In Maya & MentalRay – ( using env par )
Create light fog using mental ray for Maya sample workflow – Link using mib_light_spot
Light Fog – ye old faithful method but with better results by controlling coneshape’s volume samples and using mental ray depth map overides –

tick “auto volume” in mental ray render features.

Using Parti_volume method – and

discussion on parti_voume –

Nice tut on environment fog with parti_volume =

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