Tutorial – Tweaking Houdini Mantra Renders for Less Noise the Smart Way
I don’t know enough about Houdini’s Mantra renderer – typically I’m focused on the simulation dynamics side of the software and my renders are usually brute forced ineffecient turds. Came across this easy to understand back to basics Houdini Mantra tutorial from TrainFX. See how to analyze different parts of your image and adjust to increase quality but keep render times reasonable.
Setting to tweak for a noisy render in Manta to optimize it for speed and image quality. He will cover pixel samples, stochiastic samples, diffuse quality and more.