Linked Questions

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How do I set a background image while I am editing?

How do I put a backdrop behind the model that I am creating so that I can compare the picture to the model while editing?
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Tips For Modelling From Google Maps?

So, I'm trying to model this building from Google Maps, however, I have a hard time getting the proportions right.. Attached are the images I used as references. Does anyone else model from google ...
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Realistic rendering of mesh together with image?

Apologies for this possibly too vague question, but are there some general guidelines to follow when rendering artificial 3D meshes together with an imported 2D image as the background? In the ...
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How can I recreate geometry using a photograph?

I am trying to change the floor covering using a picture. How can I define the floor?
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still frame camera solve

I've found a number of how-tos for solving video but I'm just looking to put an element in a photo and can't seem to find a how-to for that. Is it possible in blender to do a camera solve with a ...
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How to lock the background image to the camera view in 2.8? [duplicate]

In previous versions of blender you could have the background image be always lined up with the camera, so it was possible to align the 3D view to match with the perspective of a reference image. ...
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Motion Tracking for Still Image

I'm well aware of motion tracking, being able to put three-dimesional objects in video (or video effects/CGI) but what if I want to put it in a single image? I tried doing motion tracking with my ...
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Orienting a Camera to Match a Photo to a Scene

For a couple of years now, I've been playing with trying to create scenes from photos (I've found very few references on this; if you know of any, please let me know). I've run into an odd problem, ...
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Matching up perspective to background image

I'm trying to match up the perspective of a camera to a background image. The purpose is to render furniture to composite into the image. Does anyone know of a good way to line up the plane so it the ...
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Efficient method of inserting an image into the horizon of handheld footage

I'm doing the special effects for a video where I need to insert an image of a submarine into the horizon (where the question mark is): At first, I attempted to do a full 3D Motion Track. I properly ...
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Aligning model with background image

I have this image of Chicago and then an open street map of the same district. What are my chances of aligning the image with the street map? Any advice would be very welcomed as I've been rotating ...
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resolve camera from two photographs

Could be blender used for resolve camera focus and position, and reconstruct real point position in space from two static photographs? In some blender versions it seems that camera tracking can do ...
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Background Image Geometry

I've decided to embark on my first background image model and I'm off to a rough start. My Blender geometry doesn't line up nicely with the image geometry. Everything is fine with the rotation but ...
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How do I export my work to be used in After Effects

Here is a screenshot of my work: https://imgur.com/a/GuA3gyz I would like to render the 3D model with its textures on, and make it look like it is part of the original shot. How on earth do I do ...
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Superimposing architectural models onto street photographs [duplicate]

I wanted to use 3D MAX to create architectural renders, but I have a Mac, so I am looking into Blender as an alternative solution. The models look amazing and the rendering is fab, but I am ...