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Eliminate Unwanted reflections in gold?

Question asked by Paul McCrorey on Feb 19, 2009
Latest reply on Mar 11, 2009 by 1-9C36HC
Need a little help.

Trying to figure a way to work around the problem illustrated in the attached jpg. This is a gold contact with tin coated bottom next to a solder pad mounted to a PCB board. I am trying to figure out a way to limit the reflection from the board onto the silver and gold. you can see it has a negative affect on the composition.

Any thoughts on this? I am using a modified version of the gold provided with SW...essentially making it appear more rich. I am using a 'rough' version of tin thinking the 'distress' in the metal would help minimize the effect...no dice.

I am lighting the scene with Mike Wilson's "the Bridge" hdri. Have spent time on the lighting, the textures and the material properties but unable to really eliminate the problem.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

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