I'm following this tutorial and I've set my compositor up in the exact same way as he did, except my background is like a slightly light grey and I don't know why. In his video's he's getting a bright white as his background and I can't see where I'm going wrong.

Here's the render: enter image description here

Here's the compositor window: enter image description here

Here's the blender project file.

Please help! I really want to know why it's not happening.

  • $\begingroup$ that .blend crashes my stable 2.79b Windows Blender with Error, region type 9 missing in - name:"Buttons", id:4 Error, region type 8 missing in - name:"View3D", id:1 Error: EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION $\endgroup$ – rob Jun 11 '19 at 11:51
  • $\begingroup$ @rob It's blender 2.8 $\endgroup$ – Chud37 Jun 11 '19 at 11:53

This is due to the filmic color management option. If you switch back the view transform to default, you get full white as background.

Filmic allows values higher than 1.0, so 1.0 is not displayed (and exported) as full white.

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  • $\begingroup$ Thank you!!! This is totally the answer to my question. $\endgroup$ – Chud37 Jun 11 '19 at 12:48

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