Questions tagged [blur]

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

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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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Why is my render so blurry?

Why did my render come out blurry?
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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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How to make a mosaic blur in the render viewport

Is it posible to render a mosaic blur in the viewport instead of using the compositor? How to make pixelated censor effect? I was thinking of a glass like shader with high rougness and a checker ...
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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 ...
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Mesh masking of blur

I'm fairly new to using the compositor and I have this issues with having 2 renderlayers, one for the glare of the reflections. and one for the glare coming from the lights as some sort of glow ...
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edge blur in cycles render

Having trouble with unwanted edge blur in cycles render. No motion blur is enabled. Thanks for your help, Rick
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How do I get crystallize filter effect with the Blender compositor

I'm new to the compositor and I'm trying to achieve this effect: a little close up I have tried using the pixelate, blur and directional blur nodes but the effect isn't the same, btw I got the ...
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Gaussian Blur Blender Material Node

I was wondering if there is a way to do Gaussian Blur effect on a generated texture in blender. Currently I blur images by mixing gain and then subtract them from the vector but this creates more a a ...
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Blur effect throught glass

What I'm trying to do in Blender is a blur effect in a way that, whenever something is not behind the crystal of the glasses, it should be blurred. That means, the sentence "Saw you there" should be ...
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Smoothing out hard edges on cycles material [duplicate]

I am working on creating a material, and have come to a small problem. At some point in my shader I achive this result: This is basically binary information, either black or white. For my case I am ...
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Rotate camera around animation with separate motion blur?

Hopefully I'm asking this question correctly. Essentially I would like to animate a scene (baseball player hitting ball), add motion blur, and then animate a camera rotating around the player, but ...
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blur images in material nodes

I made the timbered parts for a timbered houses. In order to make them look more realistic I formed squares, subdivided them with two cuts in edit mode and then pulled the middle square outwards. To ...
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How can I use the Blender compositor to blur multiple objects in a scene?

I currently am trying to blur 7 different objects (1 particle system and a bunch of pictures on planes). I gave each of the objects an ID Mask which leads to their own blur node. However, I'm not sure ...
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How do I add a focus effect to a scene in blender

So I'm trying to render a scene in which a character is taking a photo of another character, The angle will be from the side of the second character who is posing for a photo. I want the character to ...
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Bokeh Blur - weak shape

Bokeh Blur node creates much weaker shape than Defocus node. I'd like to use Blur node due to custom animated bokeh image, but currently I am not happy with simple pentagonal shape. Left is Bokeh ...
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Relative size for blur in VSE

Is there any way to have relative size instead of absolute in Gauss strip? Final output is 4K, while I am working with 30% preview. It is very annoying to switch between render sizes just for ...
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Horizontal only texture blur?

I have a texture image that I wanted to place on the outside of an object (boolean intersection between spherical shell and angular wedge). Unfortunately, when I do this, I get blurring only in the ...
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Can I use the distance between two objects to animate a property?

I would like to make the value of a node, say a blur node, influenced by the distance between two objects (say a camera and a cube) with blender render engine. How would you achieve that?
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Micro displacement not rendering with motion blur. (Blender 2.79 )

Most of the bee is animated, specifically the wings, each flap is around 3 frames so there should motion blur happening at least with the wings. I've attached the pertinent screen shots of settings ...
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A good way to render objects on a photo background that works also with focus-blurred margins

I'm trying to render with Cycles on a photo background using Blender Guru's compositor nodes: [ Here, the foreground objects are obId=1 and are on layer 1 (rendered in RenderLayer); reconstructed ...
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Background image is blurry

I'm using a low resolution texture (128x64) from an old game as a background image to help me model but it gets blurry (or aliased I guess) which ruins everything. I heard that one might need to ...
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Blurry links in Node Editor

i'm with this issue on Node Editor. This is probably a repeated question here, but I couldn't find. Sometimes, and I don't know the exact reason, the links of the Node Editor gets blurry and only gets ...
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Blur Foreground

So, I made this outdoor project and I'm trying to blur the grass that peaks in the foreground, but controlling the depth of field and/or focus of the camera doesn't help me at all.
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Problem with blur in video editing

Hi i really hope someone can help me out with this: I'm trying to blur a section of my video, the part where my motorbike speedometer is, and basically i followed this tutorial on YouTube https://www....
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Group of objects appear blurry and distorted after render?

I am making a bar music visualizer in cycles with a group of bars. When I render out a single frame, the visualizer appears blurry and distorted around the edges. This happens after compositing. I'm ...
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Blurring an object [duplicate]

I am learning how to use blender for motion graphics, and I wanted to create a sort of blur-to-fade effect, and now I am trying to blur one object (with nodes) but I fail in getting the right ...
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Export 2D Camera Motion as a vector for Vector Blur Node

I have this camera just "waveing" due to an s-shake (Built-In Function modifier for the rotation keyframing), and I need to use the motion of the camera to rotate and blur an image like a post ...
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VSE How to blur a rotating tire after rendering?

I have a sequence of images that show a car tire from a single camera view point with the tire at different angles of rotation. The images are similar to the picture below. If the images are animated, ...
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What is this blur/antialiasing effect in the game engine?

What is this (unwanted) blur/antialiasing effect that I have in the game engine? The effect worsen with the distance from the camera. Also, it seems to increase in a discrete (not continuous) manner. ...
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Bokeh - From Horizontal to Vertical

Hi guys I want my camera to display vertical bokeh stretch instead of horizontal. The rotation option in DOF settings of camera, doesnt rotate the bokeh. Horizontal stretched bokeh (low res render ...
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Motion blur in cycles

How would I add motion blur to a cycles render scene? I have tried looking for youtube tutorials and using the vector blur node but nothing seems to work.
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Render view showing random seams and causing blurring to textures

I'm a bit new to blender, but I been working on this for about a week now and big hangup came once I got textures applied to the model. It's hard to see, but there are visible seams in the rendered ...
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How to blur specific borders of an object?

I want to blur only certain borders of an fluid-object, so that its borders have a smooth transition to the white background. I'm using a fresnel material, so naturally the edges will be highlighted ...
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Simple methods to smooth out weight paints?

After skinning a high density (3.6k poly) hair model to it's respective bones, I disliked the results of the automatic weight paints so I removed the Weight from each Vertex Group & used the Edit ...
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Image blurred background to remove black bars

I am using the Add Images as Planes add-on and I would like to achieve the effect here i.e remove the black bars at render and replace it with the image blurred in the background. Does anyone have ...
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VSE problem blurring license plate - mask is jumping all over video

I followed the Youtube tutorial by Mikey Cal Meyers on how to blur out an object in a strip. (All of his others have been so excellent). I followed his instructions to the tee, built the mask, got it ...
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Where are the Motion Blur controls in 2.76b as shown in the Manual?

Under the Render tab (Cycles Render), the motion blur options are very simple compared to what I see in the Manual: https://www.blender.org/manual/render/cycles/settings/motion_blur.html#options ...