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 a texture node in cycles material?

For a Cycles material I need to blur a texture. If the texture where a Texture Image node, I can blur the image before adding it but in my case I need to blur a Voronoi Texture and so I can't do it. ...
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Glow effect invisible on transparent background

I'm trying to render a lightsaber on a transparent background to use as game sprites. I've followed a tutorial on youtube to create the glow/blur effect and it worked great on a black background but ...
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Blender (Cycles) Manual DOF

Is is possible to increase the depth of field in cycles while keeping the same blur size? I know this is not physically correct, but in some renders this would be useful. Here is a demonstration of ...
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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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How can you use vector blur in Cycles with fluids?

I know (at least I believe this to be true) that using cycles motion blur wont work with fluid simulations when rendering, however, I know that vector blurs can be used in place of motion blur. With ...
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Composite blur effect cut off at edges with transparent background

I know several questions have been asked regarding a problem with glow effects not showing up with transparent backgrounds, but I have a slightly different issue. For me, the glow effect does show up, ...
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Motion blur on texture

Is it possible to have motion blur on moving texture via variable mapping location coordinates ? I am using cycles. I am trying to have ground animated with motion blur, but don't want to change ...
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Fake Motion Blur on Video Footage using Compositor

I have a stop-motion video I am working on, and I want to add motion blur to the character of the video. The character is the only thing that moves, yet if I use the Vector Blur node in the compositor,...
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Faster blur effect in Blender VSE

Blender's Video Sequence Editor allows you to use the Gaussian Blur effects strip to blur the image or video, however, it uses a lot of CPU and the rendering is slow like a hell. It takes around 2 ...
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I don't seem to have blur node, using v2.69 [duplicate]

Following along in tutorials I see the blur filter being used. I am using Blender 2.69 and I can't locate it visually or even with a search. Actually, there is no "Filters" category at all. Do I have ...
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How to blur background image.?

I am rendering a image in cycles.The question is how to blur background in blender cycles?
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Cannot blur one render layer and then Z-combine it with another layer

this is driving me crazy. I want the trails in this scene to glow: But when plugging the trails into the z combine node the blur is removed. If you have an idea why that is and what I can do to fix ...
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Animating the camera's focus during a render with motion blur

From another perspective: "Focus tracking during exposure" OK, so this is probably pretty obscure, but it looks like the motion blur system in cycles isn't taking into account camera focus over time. ...
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Blur video track in Video Editor?

How do I blur a video track in video editor? I want to animate a video track from sharp to blurred. I already solved the problem in an inelegant way (by blurring the source video track in VirtualDub ...
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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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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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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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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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How can I make a node setup, where only round emitter glows outside the image?

How can I make a light source glow and that only this glow surrounds the emitter? I tried the following compositor setups: In this setup the emitter (white) is blurred, so that it glows outside the ...