I always shine on everythingI want to edit my scene's lighting, but wherever I go, I create light. how do I stop this?

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    $\begingroup$ either you are god or you are in Solid mode (top right of your 3D view) $\endgroup$
    – moonboots
    Commented Oct 22, 2020 at 19:12
  • $\begingroup$ Your question is very unclear. Anyway, press Z and instead of Solid, select Rendered, it should look better. $\endgroup$
    – thibsert
    Commented Oct 22, 2020 at 19:12
  • $\begingroup$ Love how this question is phrased and love moonboots' response (i was thinking the same thing) Really made my day : ) $\endgroup$ Commented Oct 22, 2020 at 20:10

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In 'Solid' view mode, Blender automatically lights surfaces based on their angle to the viewport. In order to see the effect of your lighting you need to switch to 'Rendered' mode which you can do by simply clicking the relevant Viewport Shading icon :

rendered view


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