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Grand Theft Auto IV - Photorealistic MOD by somebody2978 Grand Theft Auto IV - Photorealistic MOD by somebody2978
Based in iCEnhancer MODs (by Ice La Glace) and best sub-mods, I modified and added my own improvements.

[Several versions]
v1: iCEnhancer20N-Jumper_311Editedv1.0 reedited for more photorealistic graphics. Only for GTA4 1040.
v2: Same as v1 but rebalanced for better lighting on nocturnal environments. Only for GTA4 1040.
v3: iCEnhancer v3 Rev2 edited for more photorealistic graphics. For GTA4 1040 / GTA4 1070 / EFLC 1120.

[Preview screenshots]
Static DoF method (v1/v2): imgbox.com/g/Ya76pIczB7
Dynamic DoF method (Default) (v1/v2): imgbox.com/g/1VMVMGu0OJ
EFLC v3: imgbox.com/g/eBtHYpi5ql

[Preview videos]
Rain and blood test (Static DoF) (v1/v2): www.youtube.com/watch?v=yd-9Um…
Traffic and speed test (Static DoF) (v1/v2): www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ax2FX…
Dynamic DoF method test (v1/v2): www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oVnaX…
EFLC (V3) driving: www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRwuk9… www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJD5Yf…

[Last Update]
17/08/16

[Changelog]
* Blood realistic (damages in the bodies by dDefinder, new realistic splashes of blood by me).
* Rain improved and more realistic.
* Rebalanced colors, lighting and definition.
* Optimal Brightness Calibration tutorial for screen display.
* Recommended Settings tutorial to good performance.
* Added Bigger and Realistic Explosion MOD (by NGT) with some improvements in physics (by me).
* Added three traffic methods by switches:
- QUALITY (Default): Real Traffic (by Chikamru)
- PERFORMANCE: Traffic Load Final (by ikt)
- NORMAL: Original of the game (by Rockstar)
* Added two DoF (Depth of Field) methods by switches:
- DYNAMIC (Default)
- STATIC (v1/v2) / DISABLE (v3)
* New v3 compatible with EFLC 1120 / GTA4 1070.
* Lighting bulbs more realistics (only in v3).
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jk187 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2016
tried every enb and  ice preset available and honestly your version is the best that is out there, personally. the graphics are very sharp and not washed up, blurry or fuzzy looking.  the colors are very vibrant but not to the point of saturation. the reflections and the sun rays make it look realistic, it looks great especially in the daytime. i even noticed the two tone colors at night, giving off the image of city lights lighting up the horizon.

only gripe is that we cant adjust the static or dynamic focusing or the strength. is there any way to make the static or dynamic depth of field higher?? using version 2 the recommended one for 1040.
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somebody2978 Featured By Owner Edited Aug 11, 2016   Digital Artist
Yes. Open with winrar, inside there are a file with intensity variables that can be modified.
I left things to do in this mod, but as GTA5 was released I did not give too much importance.
However, I noticed there are many details that are better in this mod: more realistic violence, balanced physical (between fun and realistic), depth of field, traffic, etc.
v2 is great overall, v3 only rain effect is great.
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jk187 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2016
tried v3 but the colors feel  a bit faded compared to v2. v2 just looks great, your preset is the closest thing to those photorealistic  gta4 youtube vids. 

do you know which files you mean. i googled and went through ini and config files but i couldnt find any that could change the blur intensity and the strength of the focus for the static and dynamic depths of fields.
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somebody2978 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2016   Digital Artist
The problem is that v3 is based in 1.0.7.0/EFLC, it is a graphics engine cut version from v1.0.4.0. Ice La Glace (original modder) struggled to create improvements, editing options were limited.
Therefore, the best graphics are in the v2 (1.0.4.0 for GTA4) because it uses more shaders.
There is a variable called BlurIntensity (iceshader.fx).
I just made an update of definition and brightness levels for an LCD, as my old monitor was a CRT.
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jk187 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2016
yeh it seemed like v3 was based of 1070. thanks for the help and the great preset. as i said before its the best one out. 
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ddjunior Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014
simply great!
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somebody2978 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you! :)
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HollyVelocity Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014
Wicked stuff. Might just wanna buy my first GTA game now
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somebody2978 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014   Digital Artist
Wicked? Yeah, too much, especially with the poor civilians :D
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