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Blur is a term use to refer to any effect that reduces sharpness in an image.

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Blur and Darken video clip running in my scene?

I have three copies of this animated figure running in my scene. I would like to change the background ones a bit by making them darker and blurry, what is the best method to achieve this but also not ...
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Want to blur my Image output without using Vectors (Shader Nodes)

I just want to blur my Image without using Vectors in Shader Editor because my Vector input slot is already occupied. The result in the Viewport is the one which I want to be blurred. But, as I said ...
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Motion blur artifacts on Eevee 2.93 Version

Turning on motion blur makes this weird artifacts, even when the camera is in the slightest motion, it appears that it doesn't have effect on the planes with images. As far as I know this is the ...
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Are there any ways to add a blur effect to 3d characters to make them appear old-fashioned from 80's anime animation?

Is anyone familiar with the answer? I am interested in finding out how to add blur only to the entire 3D character to make it seem more blurry like the old anime. No rude comments, please. Make sure ...
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Compositor Blur unexpected result

I try to blur a circle. I make ellipse and plop it in the corner. After applying blur, I get this result of seemingly X and Y directions getting more blurred than any other. result: Expected result: ...
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Eevee viewport blur isn't the same with render resulting

I have this problem, and I don't know how to fix it. I use depth of field with F-stop at 0.3 and a focus distance of 1.7 m. In the viewport, it's perfect, but when I render it, I can see everything. ...
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Blur Node (compositing)

When I plug mask image into Size input of Blur node in the result get equal Blurriness across the whole image, why is it happening? Reading form manual "The optional Size input will be multiplied ...
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Smoke is very blurry

I have a simple smoke simulation (90 divisions), however render/viewport looks very blurry today (but was better yesterday, and I wouldn't know what I changed). Smoke Material is quite basic. I tried ...
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Part of the light reflection on bottle is blurred

I have a problem with the light reflection on the bottle. In the middle of the bottle the reflection is blurred. Does anyone know why?
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How to get a blurry sphere boundary, to imitate a delocalized electron cloud?

I have a molecule which consists of atoms, electrons, and very thin lines connecting all possible particle combinations. I would like to make the electrons appear blurry, to illustrate the idea of ...
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Eevee viewport and render looks blurry (won't display textures and lights as expected)

I´ve been having some troubles with eevee, the thing is that it looks blurry. It won't display my textures and lights as expected. It just looks like if it was "underwater". Besides, cycles ...
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Why my render gets overexposed and blurred after the actual calculation?

While rendering everything is fine, but when 100% rendered the objects become blurry and there is some kind of intense light added to the image: While rendering everything is fine (image while ...
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image textures render with a blur even though i have them set to 'closest' in the nodes

when i render, the image textures(face and image on tshirt) render with a blur but i have them set to closest so they should be clear. this doesnt usually happen and im not doing anything particularly ...
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(Cycles only) Motion blur is not working in cycles but is working in Eevee

I have an issue with motion blur in cycles. I imported this alembic file from houdini and tried to render it with cycles but the motion blur isnt working. I have attached the screenshot of motion ...
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How can I change multiple properties on the same and different nodes at the same time?

I'm working in the compositor, and I have several blur nodes that look like the following: I want to make it so that I can control both the x and the y values at the same time. I also want to make it ...
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Hard/blur shade lines around newly added faces

Im very much a beginner so the things ive tried are: Pushing individual vertices deeper into the head this resulted in a decrease but not a fix: Ive tried to use "Smooth Vertices" but this ...
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Render turns out blurred in composite

I made this animation, but when it renders it comes out very blurry. I think I did something in the render layers, but I can't figure out what. I tried reset everything to default settings etc. I ...
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How to blur a single object, Layers dont exist anymore? (2.92)(Permanent interface changes confuse every new user)

I've tried to find a solution for 2.92. As the title suggests I am not able to do this simple thing. I want to blur a single object, not motion blur with he camera I mean simply blur an object. I have ...
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2.92 Fire & Smoke Definition

Using 2.92, trying to work on outdated tutorials and struggling. I have my subdivisions set at 1052 so there’s no reason for the fire and smoke to be blurry, but it still is. There’s no colour mapping ...
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Alpha channel not responding to blur?

Here is a still of a shallow focused camera of a few flowers. As you can see the pink flower alpha blend is not responding to the blur... How do I ensure it is blurring like the rest of them?
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How to blur in blender

First of all I am a beginner trying to make animations on my free time. So now I want to make an that have to focus on a distant object first and blur the object that is closer how can do that. Any ...
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Use depth of field only for some objects and not for others

I am using depth of field, that is connected from camera to object, but I want to not cause blur efect for 2 other objects, is it even possible?
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Motion Blur problem (backwards)

So I have this strange problem with motion blur in blender. White car, marked on a picture as a red circle 1. Setup: 1 frame basic postion, 2 frame aprox 0,5 metre to the left. Car is one object in ...
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how do I... comp/blur/depth of field an object so that it comes into view as the camera dollys?

Bad headline sorry, here's a frog in a cage the idea is, we first see froggy through the bars, which are so blurry we cant really figure them out. as shown in this comp attempt ^above^ .because the ...
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How to create a blur (fall-off) in a material using node?

I am trying to make a procedural displacement texture using a gradual fall off.Lets say we have created the following texture: L Now I want to give a fall off(or blur the texture) to the give texture ...
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Can I blur images "the other way?

In the compositor node editor, I have an image node -> a blur node (Gaussian, X=100, Y=100) -> composite node. The unblurred image looks like this (There is a black square on a white background ...
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How to prevent (scurrying) animations from pixelation when uploaded to YouTube?

I've created an animation in which a hugh quantitiy of small-scale movements are happening at the same time. The mp4 file, which results from the render process, displays this animation without any ...
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Shader displaying wrong color; blur effect in Shading workspace

Blender was running fine but in my wisdown I decided to uninstall it to reset everything to defaults. After reinstalling, the shader base color I chose was displaying incorrectly. I chose red and the ...
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Eevee render with blurred textures when not facing the camera

I run into a problem while doing something in eevee and texture painting. I noticed that a texture is not rendered properly when not facing directly to the camera. It is blurred and low res. As you ...
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Blurry Evee Render especially at the edges of model even though rendering at 500 samples?

Render looks blurry especially at the edges,just with a very little zoom in, even though render samples in EVEE are set to 500 .
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Increase Motion Blur Effect 2.81

I'm a first time blender user who would like the increase the motion blur effect for my scene. Essentially, my goal is to reproduce this; I have followed that user's instructions(I have yet to overlay ...
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Depth of Field on Particles Disappears in Front of Plane

I created a simple animation with an image plane and a particle effect. The particles are an image of a flower petal with transparency mapped onto a plane. I used the Eevee render engine. I wanted to ...
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Transparency removes glow effect

Hi I am trying to render my Picture with glow on a transparent Background. I dont get why it does not work. If i set up any background the glow effects works, if i make the Background transparent it ...
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Shifting/blurring material between objects

I have a feeling this question is either trivial or impossible, but I don't have the blender knowledge to know which. I have 3 planes all of which share the same material, as shown in the picture ...
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Emission light creates grainy and blurry shadow [duplicate]

I encountered a problem with emission light and shadow I get after rendering. Namely, I create the cell light as you can see in screenshot, and gave them emission material as light source. Also, I ...
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How to blur only the foreground?

like in photography I would like to have a blurry foreground and the rest of my scene focused to infinity (including the world background), I was unable to get this effect using the Depth of Field ...
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How do implement the effect of blur on transparent materials?

I'm trying to create a blur effect when a clear light passes through a transparent material. Here's a quick summary of the picture: And when an object is close to a transparent material, it should be ...
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Blurring HDRI maps in Blender 2.8 EEVEE

How to blur HDRI images set to the environment? There is no definite way, I see many posts on the internet being quite misleading, like how to do it in compositing but it doesn't seem like it quite ...
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Blender compositing, blur node problem

I am using mask for motion tracking scene, and I want use blur for mask in compositing. what is problem: blender node is bluring mask and make it larger, that causes problem for me, is it possible to ...
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I'm getting into blender. I have some quick questions

So I'm thinking about getting into blender, especially since the new release that makes things easier for newcomers just came out. Now I just saw the video "The Secret Ingredient to Photorealism" and ...
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Blur specific area in compositor

Why this node composition doesn't blur the Material.018? What am I missing?
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Fire simulation looks blurry

EDIT V2: Added new photos with camera settings and render settings. Hi there this is my first ever post in this forum. I'm new to blender and proabably doing something stupid but I'm struggling to ...
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Part of render blurry

I am trying to render a scene but as you can see in the image, the lower part of the shield (the line between red and white) is blurry. I've tried changing dof and tweaking materials but the problem ...
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Adjust amount of gaussian blur with bumpmap?

Is it possible to somehow adjust the amount of gaussian blur with a bumpmap? For example: To set white to zero blur and black to x blur and have the blur increase along some curve between the two? I ...
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Extreme motion blur for particle bullet tracers

I'm testing Blender for film/tv work coming from 3dsMax and VRay. (I have 20 years experience in film/tv cgi so you're explanations can go into some detail thanks) To test the motion blur accuracy I'...
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Why is Composite Blur square

I'm attempting to use the compositor to blur a test render. I'm hoping to make a scene where I fly through a space filled with stars of various sizes, colors and brightnesses. To visually ...
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How to make the edges of an object blur (to alpha)?

basically I'm trying to make a plane with a solid colored center and I want it fades out to the edges of the plane (as the image below) on cycles. Thanks in advance. Regards, Gonzalo
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How can I create a perspective screenshot with focus ? (newbie question)

First, sorry if my vocabulary is wrong, I am more used to Gimp and Inkscape to be honest, these are my first steps with Blender :D What I would like to render is some kind of perspective screenshot. ...
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Both Rendered viewport and final render are blurry after processing

I have followed Blender Guru's tutorial on modelling the donut, cup, plate and table, however, at some point along the way of getting there something happened. Both in my rendered viewport and when I ...
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Cycles -- Why are my renders so blurry?

My renders are coming out extremely blurry and weird looking, im still pretty new to blender and im not sure how to fix this issue, and whenever I put the samples to higher numbers like 5000 the ...