First try with YafRAY photons

After some simple tests with Photon light included in YafRAY’s rendering engine, I got this interesting result. Will do nicely for the potion I’m working on. WARNING: Picture is big.

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It looks pretty cool. Good mix of color, too. What exactly is photon light?

a light that shoots photons or beams of light that are to be traced to create effects such as Global illumination and caustics. Yafray currently supports photons as do a plethora of other renderers.

how many photons and how long to render?

What exactly is photon light?