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Putting objects into an environment [duplicate]

I'm a complete beginner to Blender, this question is about putting objects into an environment Basically, I don't know exactly how to get an object to have color and be in an environment. I have a ...
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Render with a wider dynamic range in cycles to produce photorealistic looking images

To get images that seem more photorealistic, not only a much wider Dynamic Range is needed, but also having the color information desaturate towards white as it would happen in an overexposed ...
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How to make a model cast shadows onto the world texture/background?

In most of my models, I usually end up setting a world background using an HDRI image of some kind or another. This has always been really useful for lighting in general or as a background for my ...
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How can I render an object with an hdr background?

I have an object with an hdr for the background. What do I do in Cycles to render the background with my object? How is this different from an ordinary render in Cycles? The hdr is a big one, 350MB.
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Adding surface scratches [duplicate]

I recently saw Andrew Price's tutorial on how to do realistic texturing. At the end of the tutorial he said something along the lines of needing to just "add scratches" to increase the realism. How ...
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What is the the ASC-CDL node?

The color balance node in the compositor can be switched to use the ASC CDL How is it used? How is this different from Lift/Gamma/Gain? How do the Offset, Power, Slope options affect the image?
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How to make dirty looking object?

I want to make an object look dusty and have some scruff on it (like the image directly below), but I am unsure of how to go about this. Notice the dust and smudges on it, that's what I am trying to ...
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How to get reflections from 3D to show up on real images

Andrew Price released a nice tutorial on how to nicely put 3D objects on top of a real image: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjWoglMYXBE I have seen images, such as this: https://s3.amazonaws.com/...
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Lens specs of smartphones for camera tracking in Blender

I've been trying to track a footage taken by my Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 (GT-n5100) tablet. It has a good 5 mp camera and I tracked the footage well. But the problem arises at the time of solving the ...
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Adding Random Noise to Rendered Images

I know that in Cycles we can have as much noise as we want, but it's not the right type of noise. I'm inserting an object into a video taken with a DSLR. The video has some ISO noise in it and it ...
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Manually make it look like an object is going through the floor (of a real life photograph)

I have a picture of a room including the floor and I want it to look like there is, for example, a cube going through the floor. Is there a way to do this, maybe by making it go through a plane that ...
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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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Custom nonlinear distortion lens

Is it possible to create a custom nonlinear distortion lens in Blender? I'm assuming that Blender superimposes a rectangular grid in front of the eye, and fires out a ray through the center of each ...
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How do I align my grid to background footage?

I have a background-image set up and now I want to align my grid to it? How do I do it. I remember watching a video where I could simply rotate it like an object?
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Trouble Viewing Whole HDR Image as cycles world

When I load an HDR image into an environment texture using Cycles Render, only a small fraction of the image appears. I have a feeling it's an easy fix, but I can not find what needs to be changed.

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