# My render is turning out black

I have a light source, but it renders black

Can anyone see what the problem is?

– Matt
May 4 '16 at 14:08
– user1853
May 4 '16 at 15:18
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Something must be wrong with your scene properties. I appended (Shift F1) all the objects into a new file and it rendered just fine, although it didn't copy your compositing setup.