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

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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 ...
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Is there a way to add motion blur to a text object animated via the animation-nodes addon?

I've made a "timer" with animation nodes:convert frame rate + current frame to seconds, trim number and display it in a text object. The goal is to have flexible timer for high-speed video footage and ...
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Multiple Object Tracking

I am doing a juggling project and need to track the motion of 3 balls (red, yellow, and white). So far, I've been really liking Blender's UI for motion tracking. I have manually tracked an individual ...
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How to Blur a Video Background in blender?

I want to make those Shallow Depth of Field type videos but don't have any expensive cameras. So can I make a video with my regular camera and just the blur the background in blender? Maybe with ...
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Problem with bluring a light which is behind another object

Good night, I have a problem on applying blur effect on the node compositer on an object which is between 2 other objects, like this: I can't find a way to make the blur look just like the shot ...
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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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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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How can I add motion blur to an animated image in the video editor?

How can I add motion blur to an animated image track in the video editor. For instance, If I key framed an image track to swipe in fast from the side, how can I give the image motion blur while it's ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Why is a 100% mix node not acting as the identity?

If I Gaussian Blur white, I get white. No surprise. If I then pipe this through a Mix node with any other color—say, yellow—the output is black. I'm baffled. Why does this happen? This ...
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Q: Cycles motion blur is resulting in particles that are overshooting the emitters - how can I adjust the scene or blur settings to prevent this?

I'm trying to render out some particles that are being emitted from three fast-moving objects and viewed by a following camera. The particles positions are correct, but when motion blur is turned on ...
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Noisy blur using compositing nodes

I want to make a noisy blurred emitting object using compositing nodes. Similar effect which you could see looking through waving water.
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Is Dynamic shutter speed in Sampled Motion Blur possible?

I have a single object spinning (at varying speeds controlled by F-curves) along two axes. The effect I'm going for turns out best if I can vary the Shutter in Sampled Motion Blur for every frame, ...
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Baked texture blurry

I'm new to Blender and I'm trying to bake my model. I watched a lot of tutorials and I think I'm ready to do it. Wha't I'm doing is here working with blender internal: create uv map resize textures ...
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Time remapping addon and motion blur problem

The time remapper addon doesn't work well with motion blur turned on and motion blur can't be animated (nor the value neither the on/off switch). So the problem is, I have to divide the animation ...
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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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Video editing, encodeing, rendering. Video Always Flickers

Reguardless of how I set the encoder and the frame rate up, the rendered video is always .avi and it always flickers on the edge of the video. It gets blury and then sharp again about every second. ...
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Why is the texturing on my model rendering blurry and without the alpha chanel? [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a render of a minecraft charterer. This would be simple enough, but I am a total noob with blender. I texture mapped it just fine, but it comes out blurry and the alpha chanel (that ...
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Blender for optical modeling II

My question is similar to this question: Can blender be used for simple optical modeling? . I apologize for asking a similar question but I don't have enough reputation to comment on the original ...
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Help! can't get simple compositing of render layers to work

I saw an answer to this exact same problem, but it was in 2.69. I tried it in 2.71 and it doesn't work. I've tried to blend the two objects using a simple color mix box and an alpha over box and ...
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Cycles - camera motion blur only on certain objects?

Is it possible to disable camera motion blur for certain objects? The motion blur checkbox in the object properties only seems to affect object motion and deformation? But if the camera moves the ...
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Can a custom filter read property value and use it?

the built in filters has some settings, like motion blur has amount. but it' cant be assign with logic bricks. now a custom filter, can it read a value somehow (python code wont work? or would it... ...
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Compositor blur is patchy?

In Blender 2.71, I am trying to use the Blur compositing node to make some blue emitting lines have a glow around them. Here is the render without the blur: This is what I am getting: This is what ...
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Blur a mesh without nodes or cycles?

I'm creating an Earth and it looks amazing! But the atmosphere still has sharp edges. I've created the glow but have had to make a transparent sphere around the earth to create another effect to ...
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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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How to blur part of the screen in the game engine?

I'm making an FPS game, and for some of my guns, i want to be able to zoom in so that i can see farther. This isn't the problem. What i really want is to make the rest of the screen (The part not ...
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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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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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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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Noise reduction blur / postprocess in blender

I use Photoshops Surface Blur to reduce the noise, but it operates only on 2D Isn't there a way to blur in Blender, but also smarter then PS maybe using some extended info that Blender has? I found ...
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Why can't I see motion blur in the viewport cycles?

In Cycles how come I cannot see the motion blur in the 3D viewport when in render shading mode?
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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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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 render rotating propeller?

I have a nice (in my opinion :) ) looking propeller on my Fokker VII. I am happy with this for stationary shots, but if I want to composite this in an aerial scene, I obviously shouldn't have the ...
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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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How to blur video background?

I was wondering how to blur a video background (a person is talking and you wish to remove the background)? Should the compositor be used? Example video that you can use for testing: http://www....
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Transparent motion blur in Cycles

I'm rendering an animation with motion blur (Shutter: 0.7) of a flyover of a bridge with moving cars on it. The problem is that the cars get transparent as seen in the image. Can this really be the ...
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How to remove motion blur from images using the compositor? [closed]

I'd like to know if it's possible to use the compositor for removing motion blur from image sequences, originally from a video footage. Using filter -> sharpen is OK, but I'm trying to find some ...
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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 ...