I did AO in compositor. The body of an emission object is invisible to the camera. First screenshot - with TURNED ON AO Second screenshot - with TURNED OFF AO

How it works and how i can keep AO turned on, but fix this problem?1 pic2 pic

Blender 2.91

  • $\begingroup$ That dark spot is ambient occusion in action: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambient_occlusion. Did you tried to reduce the AO DIstance? $\endgroup$
    – Carlo
    Commented Dec 4, 2020 at 22:28
  • $\begingroup$ I did it, but it does not help. i tried basic 10m, 1m, 20 cm $\endgroup$ Commented Dec 5, 2020 at 17:18

1 Answer 1


You're using the image as a factor, so that heavily white area is getting AO applied to it with massive influence. Use a viewer node to look at the output of your AO node.


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