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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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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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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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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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Why is that when I open up my file in blender, the reference picture is gone

When you are using a reference picture in blender, do you have to keep it? Do the pictures have to stay in your computer? I sometimes delete my reference images, because I'm on my mother's computer ...
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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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Culling Objects Using a Culling Object

Today my question might be a bit complex, but I hope that Blender has an easy solution for this. So, let's say I have a scene with several objects in it and I have a background. The background is ...
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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 ...
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Is there a Blender alternative to Chroma Key rendering in OpenGL?

Self answered Question - no points being sought here. For some months I've been using a transparency phenomena in Blender's 3D viewport that renders objects that are behind semmi-transparent objects ...
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How do i render an object over a specific object among others?

I would like to render the object highlighted here, see image to be in front of the barrel like this, see image. I read a couple of things about overlay scenes and render layers but it all seems too ...
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Recreating the background for retouched photographs

I removed a person from some photographs. How can I use blender to re-add the background and body parts of other people behind the missing person? If you guys have any suggestions on how I could do ...
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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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Is there a revealing mask on blender VSE? Or other way to solve my problem

I'm working with 3 image. pic1 - background pic2 - object pic3 - object with transparent background So pic1 will be under pic2 but I want to use pic3 to hide part of pic2 and show pic1. I used ...
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Tips on achieving realistic vfx?

Hi there I'm a newbie (to vfx), below is the image in which I opened a box and with blender I placed a sphere (it's a video actually but I posted image here). But this doesn't look real, what changes ...

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