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In digital imaging systems, color management is the controlled conversion between the color representations of various devices, such as image scanners, digital cameras, monitors, TV screens, film printers, computer printers, offset presses, and corresponding media. Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Color_management

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What does 18% gray mean in Blender

In photography there is thing called 18% gray, which as far as I have understand is a color on a "gray card", which reflects 18% of the incoming light and when telling the camera to expose ...
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Does the filmic grayscale look still exist?

In older versions of filmic there was a grayscale option. But ever since it was officially bundled with Blender it seems to have vanished. So does the Filmic implementation in default Blender still ...
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How to correct a baked motion tracking texture?

I was motion tracking and making the ground rise up and once the texture was baked it was way darker than it should have been. How can I fix this?
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What is the difference between Display: sRGB view transform raw and Display: None?

What is the difference between Display: sRGB view transform raw and Display: None? I tried saving PNG images with both and they always give the same result. However there surely must be a difference ...
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Do the CM value in the image editor already take the displays gamma curve in consideration?

Does Blender account for the fact that my display applies a gamma curve and appropriately apply the inverse gamma curve, or does Blender just send this value to my display, meaning that what is on my ...
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How does Blender apply the gamma curve?

When using an image file like png Blender automatically applies a gamma curve. If I want to store a value like e.g. 0.5 in a png file without the value changing, do I need to use the standard view ...
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Does filmic mapping depend on image brightness? [duplicate]

In the famous video by Blender guru about filmic https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m9AT7H4GGrA Andrew Price (Blender Guru) mentioned something along the lines of "filmic looks at the brightest spot ...
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What does filmic do exactly?

Filmic is great and both BLender Guru and Gleb alexandrov have made videos regarding Filmic. There is also a webpage for filmic by troy_sobotka https://sobotka.github.io/filmic-blender/ and some info ...
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What's the exact gamma correction Blender uses?

Whenever talking about gamma correction the answer for the gamma value is always 2.2 or 2.3. I did some tests using standard view transform: Emission shader: 0.5 Render result with sRGB view transform:...
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How do I avoid gamma color correction in specific materials?

I am trying to create a set of textures for Web Colors via Python. The materials I create are plain BSDF with only a color input. If I look at the colors via the RGB values everything looks fine - ...
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How to recover the colors of the Medium High Contrast look in After Effects?

Do you know a way to recover the colors of MultiExr shots in After effect with a Medium High Contrast look on it? I followed a tutorial that allows me to apply the Filmic LUT but not the look. Thanks
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Convert RGB-256 to RGB-float

I am trying to convert colors from RGB (256) to RGB (float) for use in blender. Apparently you just have to divide each value of RGB 256 by 255 (counting the 0 would be 256 values). For example in ...
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color management: prefilter

Color management influences before the nodes. Is it right? In this scene - 100% white circles look like shades of gray. In Addition blend mode - they become translucent. But in this case - ...
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Blender Shading does not take colors

I have the following problem: When I look at my imported Fbx object in object mode, it shows the colors as I downloaded it. But now when I look at the Fbx object in shading mode, it has no textures. ...
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Lambertian Reflectance only true without color transformation

I am currently trying to figure out how exactly objects get darker as they turn away from the light. As I understand it a diffuse surface should get darker proportional to the cosine of the angle ...
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How can I use Blender to learn about the influence of light on color

I want to learn about how exactly light influences the color of objects because I want to be able to use that knowledge for painting. I tried using photographs and real world scenarios but those are ...
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Color management for EEVEE animation

I am rendering an animation in blender 3.1 using EEVEE. The colors of the rendered animation look totally different then the ones in the preview. If I render a single frame then colors are right. How ...
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Value in HSV not linear?

It seems to me that the "Value" value when picking a color in HSV space behaves nonlinear. In this example Value is set to .5 I'd expect the white dot in the grayscale "slider" to ...
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Blender problem to set colorspace_setting.name with OCIO colorspaces (Python)

Mainly I have such a function, which configures the colorspace, right now I put a try method to avoid an error, when the user uses an OCIO colorspace configuration ( https://opencolorio.org/ ) I ...
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Apply color management only to scene and not to background image? (Mix color management false color and filmic)

I am currently working on a video and I stumbled upon the color management section of the render properties. I really like the look of the "false color" view transform so I want to use it as ...
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Weird colors when i open rendered image in After effects or any image viewer

I have a 3D model that does a spin and he is on fire. I render one image. It looks just fine on blender. However when I save the image on my drive and open it with After Effects or with any other ...
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Colour/color space option for image textures in geometry nodes

In the shader editor you can specify the colour space of your image texture. In particular, when creating height maps you can specify that the b&w image you’re using to determine the height is '...
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How to set up shading nodes for multiple objects that have a random color but specific colors need different settings

I am kind of new to Blender and have been looking for this a few days now and can't seem to find out so I ended up here. I have a base object on which I have scattered stars. For the coloring of the ...
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ACES color wheel in blender

Hello is there somebody who uses ACES in blender? I have few questions. First one, how to change color wheel's color space to aces, because default color wheel goes crazy with Aces and i have found in ...
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Images with embedded color profile are not rendered properly in VSE

I rendered some png images through cycles render. In order to make sure they are displayed properly as I see them, I attached my system's current color profile to the frames: Without the color ...
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hue correction node output doesn't match file

I've attached an image showing a color management problem when using the hue correction node in blender 3.0 Bottom left: viewport cycles render showing what the object looks like with no compositing ...
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Match dynamic range of render to dynamic range of camera tracked footage?

Most tutorials on camera tracking tell you to change the View Transform from Filmic to Standard. In the documentation it says Standard is "Often used for non-photorealistic results or video ...
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Textures in latest version of substance painter look different than in blender

I just made a project using substance painter's latest version which uses OpenColorIO ACES 1.2. after being exported to blender, the Base colour that looks a lot more different and paler
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Nodes are not applying to the object

Im using Blender 3.0 and very new with Blender Ive followed a tutorial and built something cool, unfortunately i dont know the proccess of building it. Im not sure its an object at the moment. Im ...
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Save as render vs display device for baking ambient occlusion

I've been using Blender for creating maps for real time rendering that contain non-color/linear color data (ambient occlusion, normal maps, light maps). I started wondering about correct conversion ...
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Random Color to 1 Object

I have one wall in the project I am working on. I want the color of this wall to change when I run the code. I did research but couldn't find it. ...
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Hex Colours in Blender Don't Match Rendered Output (Blender 2.79) [duplicate]

For some legacy reasons I'm using blender 2.79 to create some images and animations (using some scripts etc). I need these images to match colours I am using elsewhere in a design, so I thought I'd ...
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default Gamma on import of hdr images for Octane

can you please tell me the right way to import an .hdr (which defaults to lin gamma) for an environment in Octane? unfortunately the imageTexture node does not automatically correct the gamma to 1 ...
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Exported EXR looks very different than exported PNG. Using Color Management [duplicate]

I am using Octane in Blender and I've set my Color Management settings as follows: For this scene I felt that a RAW view transform with look set to "None" gave me a better result because it ...
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Color Management - ACES / OCIO config Mismatch between Renderman and Redshift in Blender 2.93.4

This is going to be a somewhat complicated question. I am using Blender 2.93.4 and I have both Renderman and Redshift installed. After installing both, I ran into a strange bug where Redshift was ...
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Blender with ACES and asset libraries

I was trying to test drive ACES with Blender, but i am running into a wall: I got my OCIO config and Blender is in ACES, no problem. But obviously all the texture color spaces in my existing asset ...
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why does the face become weird or invisible when the color is changed?

I'm just learning Blender. I want to color some parts of the car that I have made. but when i change the assign to a new color the face of the object becomes weird and sometimes becomes invisible. ...
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Compositor: Mix a sRGB picture (standard profile) with a Filmic EXR file

For a project I designed using blender + Krita this tile: I also, separately, designed a laser: However, I want to use the more saturated tile version, and put on top the laser. So I saved the laser ...
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Change the material (color) every frame in Python [duplicate]

I have a very simple question. Is it possible to change the material (i.e. color) of a body or face at each frame in Blender? Would it be possible to do it through Python?
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How to change color wheel size

I am trying to make a new material but I have trouble picking colors due to the color wheel size. Is there a way to increase the size of the color wheel?
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How to change face colors of a stl figure through python at each frame

I would like to change the position and orientation of a stl body (tibcomp), as well as change the color of faces of that stl body (different colors for each frame and face) at each frame, from python ...
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Change color of faces from stl figures

I am new in Blender. I would like to change the color of faces of two stl meshes (femcomp and tibcomp). At the end, I want to assign colors as a function of values coming from a csv file. However, I ...
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Subsurface color not showing [duplicate]

Hi, so I’ve been trying to tweak the color of a texture applied object by adjusting the subsurface color seen in the picture but it’s not changing anything, can someone help me with this? Thank you! ...
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How to disable ACES?

When I created a system variable OCIO with a path to aces 1.2 my Display Device changed to ACES by default and I can't choose the old sRGB with Filmic. How to disable ACES and switch to sRGB or vice ...
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How to remove scene world colour completely?

I've been struggling to remove this pink overlay, I'm not sure what I've clicked for it to be this way and I've tried everything, Please help.
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Images as Plane with Principled Shader should be less influenced by the environment. Combine with Emission Node?

I have a person who was filmed behind a green screen and cut out. Now I have inserted them into my scene using "Images as Plane", but I have a problem: I want to be able to determine how ...
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MixRGB vs math performance for single/greyscale values

I would like to know if MixRGB still calculates the three color channels if the input is a number or grayscale value. I am aware the result is the same either way but, this matters for simplifying and ...
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Why the baked normal‘s color looks different when it's color space assigned as non-color?

Why the baked normal‘s color looks different when it's color space assigned as non-color, and it is identical in sRGB space. It seems like been appilied a 0.454? gamma curve onto it when the color ...
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What color space should I use for combined PBR maps?

I have an RGB texture each channel of which contains a grayscale 8-bit PBR map (metallic, roughness, etc.). However I am not sure what color space I should use for it. Switching from sRGB to Non-Color ...
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Color Problem in Render

I've searched for countless hours for a fix to this problem. The thing is: 1- I have a design with #F8F7FD on the Background and I'll need to put some 3D on top of that. 2- In blender, I have a scene ...
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