Questions tagged [color-management]

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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“separate hsv”-node is giving a wrong output

I have a color with a value of 1 and a saturation of 0.3. But if i connect them to a Separate HSV node, the output for the Saturation is 0.54, and it changes if i change the value. Can someone explain ...
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Creating CMYK Printing Simulator/Shader

Out of curiosity, I wanted to see if I could develop a quick little CMYK print shader in cycles. So that I could plug different images in to the shader and have it display as if it had been physically ...
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ACES workflow in Blender

Q.: What is the correct way to import ACES 2065-1 encoded EXR files into Blender whilst keeping the look identical to what I saw when exporting from Davinci Resolve? In both application I select the ...
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How to import Alembic Vertex Colors from Houdini correctly?

I've exported a simple scene from houdini with a few geometries, and written into the vertex colors, Cd, for each mesh a different gray value like: (.1,.1,.1)(.2,.2,.2) ... etc When I import this ...
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How to use a Calibrated Monitor ICC Color profile with Blender?

How can one setup a proper color managed workflow if one uses a Hardware Calibrated Wide Gamut Display? I use my Calibrated Monitor with Photoshop and other photography applications without hassle. I ...
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Highlight compression (Blender/Cycles)

Does anyone have a smooth way of highlight compression in the Blender/Cycles settings, or in Compositor? The only compressor i have found so far is the Tonemap-Node in Compositor, and i find its ...
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Cannot get Blender image render to display colors properly in other apps

I'm currently trying to bring in some 3D renders from Blender into Affinity Photo/Designer (have tried Krita and Photoshop as well), but I'm finding that the colors are quite dull due to color profile ...
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How to not have freestyle lines affected by exposure

I was working with freestyle for my first time while using the "Real Sky" addon from the blender market. I am working in eevee. If you are familiar with Real Sky, you know it is common place to adjust ...
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Why are the ID-masks and Ambient Occlusion outputs not pure white?

Whenever using ID-Masks (material and/or object) the result in the render output does not give me a solely black and white image. The whites are slightly darker than they should be. Even when ...
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Rendered View port and PNG output color difference

I am performing a render on a scene through the viewport using f12 option and saving the rendered image but when viewing the two images side by side I've noticed that the colors are much sharper in ...
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Does cycles allow for negative values in color data?

I was recently working on a node setup the required for some color image data to have some negative values, as I was using the subtract node. As far as I can tell, the values stop being subtracted at ...
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Color management affetcs video sequencer

I try to match my scene to a reference video (which I have loaded into the Video sequence editor) by changing settings in the Color management tab such as contrast, exposure or gamma. However, this ...
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How to fix lighting artifacts due to filmic blender?

Currently I am using blender 2.83.10. After watching Blender Gurus tutorial on photorealism I switched the default datafiles\colormanagement folder with Filmic-blender that I got from github. Since ...
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All colors locked in blue hue - can't change hue

Somehow suddenly when I want to edit colors anywhere in my project, be it in the color ramp, or the base or subsurface color of the principled BSDF, or the Bloom color picker of Evee, all the colors ...
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How do I create transparent, 8bit shadows for further use in Photoshop?

I'm struggling with a problem. I created a simple scene in Blender: As you probably guess, I want to use that scene to create a mockup in Photoshop. The goal is to have a separate shadow that will ...
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Image Editor and Render Panel … Pixel Click Color Information

When a Blender User Clicks on a Render or an Image the user interface show RGBA info. Please see image below. There are two pieces of information. One is marked [CM]. Perhaps this is Color Management. ...
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Finding the CIE XYZ coordinates for surface materials and light colors

I'm trying to create a workflow for generating images that I can use in computer vision research. I think that exporting Blender scenes in with a sRGB sequencer in EXR format is exporting images in a ...
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Blender and OCIO - Texture bug or what I do wrong?

my first question here is rather technical. Because of my interest in color management and ACES I am writing articles on my website about this topic. For 3D related tests I am using Blender. So I am ...
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Is there a way to adjust Vibrance in the compositor?

There is of course a node that deals with saturation but I'm not finding anything for vibrance values like in Photoshop which I find a bit more useful. This would be a very helpful thing to include in ...
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bpy.data.images[“ID”].save_render(“XXX”) changes color space

I tried to save a baked image using bpy.data.images["Image Id Name"].save_render("C:/path/to/file.png") but this always changes the colorspace and I couldn't ...
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Is it possible to use filmic and raw in a single video?

I am currently doing a motion tracking scene where the compositing looks like this : The problem I am facing at is that I want my foreground layer to be rendered with a View Transform that is ...
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Rendering in color mode 'BW' is darker than mean pixel values

I want to render greyscale images. I do this with a large script, so I would like to do this in Blender directly and not as postprocessing with another tool. When I set ...
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Why does my final exported image appear more desaturated than my render?

Why does my final exported image seem more desaturated than my render? In Blender it seems full of color but once exported as a PNG it seems desaturated a bit... Sorry, I am completely new to the ...
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Why cycles images seem to saturate in linear color space?

I'm using the well known workaround for retrieving render results in python by creating a CompositorNodeViewer and connecting that to the Render Layers: ...
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Use filmic and output mask with absolute color values

I would like to output both images where the color management (like filmic) is applied and save an object-ID pass. The catch is, the object-ID pass needs to contain the object as absolute white #...
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Embedd color managment LUT into blend file

I have started to use filmic-blender, which solves alot of lightning problems (I think it should be embedded into blender as soon as possible). However, now the blend files are not stand-alone, so I ...
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Manually Control Linear Workflow

From what I've read about linear workflow, it might be causing this problem. If so, how can I manually control linear workflow in blender? Here's what's happening: I am trying to make a shiny surface ...
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Why is my 2D animation grey in video editing tab?

This is how my animation actually looks like: But when I add the scene strip in the video editing tab, it's grey, this is how it looks like: And when I render it: Why is this happening?
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Setup the same color like unreal engine 4

How do i make Color Space look like UE4? I find few information about that but they are old... Im painting Vertex Colors on giant mesh, and exporting to the UE4 and colors are completely different. ...
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Image Editor - Sample with ctrl and shift key changing colors

Hot to reset this to normal view? And what is that used for? I’m using right mouse + shift and ctrl Thanks
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Color remap / dithering composing node?

Is there any way to do a color remap / dithering composing effect? I'd like to do the same in blender as this ImageMagick command: ...
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How to set non color to node in shading in aces color space?

Can`t find non color setting to roughness, normal map textures in aces color space.
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Colorimetry is not the same

I wanted to know if you know why the colorimetry of the image is not exactly the same when I save the image of the rendering, my settings in the save are however the Blender standards (RGBA, Color ...
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A shaded for two colour games

So I’m participating in a game jam where I can only use two colours to make a game. I wanted to try and make it in 3D, but I’ve run into some problems (don’t worry this question isn’t about game ...
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how to change image color space on multiple image textures with python in Blender

How to change multiple selected image textures from one color space to another using python while changing nothing else.
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Midway through rendering my animation, the color management seems to have changed. How did this happen, what should I do?

The first image is what I had been rendering (it's frame 36/255) and the second is what it changed to on frame 37/255. I have no idea how this happened and I can't find a way to fix it. (Cycles render ...
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Baking Textures from Scene Lighting. Which color space should I use?

So I'm going to bake some procedural textures that I made in my scene. Since I'm baking the lighting with the textures, should I use Filmic or Standrad (sRGB) color space? I assume sRGB since it seems ...
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Render in Wide Color Gamut using OCIO

I am learning how much the lighting calculation is affected when using different color spaces for rendering (e.g. render using Rec709 primaries vs ACEScg). I have read some post that Blender can ...
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I can't select “filmic” in view transform

OS: windows10 64bit version:2.83 view transform shows only "standard" and nothing else.I know filmic color management is already installed to blender 2.8. Also every time i download a new ...
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Color diference between saves image and image in render view

I have noticed that my render looks more vibrant in render view than the saved image. Is there any way that I could save the image and keep the look from the rendered view. Saved Image(png) ...
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Changed GPU from AMD to RTX - color space issue

I changed GPU from Vega64 to RTX 2070SU, and clean installed Windows 10. My issue is about different colors in Blender (screenshot shows my problem). In other software I have untouched colors/gamma, ...
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Colors/Lights drastically different in render (2.8 Eevee)

Trying to get back into Blender after a bit of a hiatus. I am not sure what is going wrong. When I am in my rendered viewport the colors look perfect and then as soon as I go to render the animation/...
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Background image is too much saturated

Hello I'm having a huge issue with my background image being too saturated and I cannot find anything on this, most likely I'm not searching the right thing. Given the examples below. One is darker ...
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How to make the color space gamma instead of linear? (for rendering)

I think by default that Blender uses the linear color space for rendering. How would I make it so that the renderers use gamma instead??
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I changed some of the colors of my video but now I can't revert them back to the original

I changed the saturation of the colors in my video clips. I rendered the video, then I decided I didn't like the colors. But now I can't change the colors back to how they are originally. Trying to ...
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Changing colors of atoms and bonds imported from PDB files

I am attempting to model some small molecules in blender. I have successfully imported the structure of these molecules, and while I can move, rotate, and change the size of the molecules without ...
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Blender VSE - background color of video from imported image sequence

I'm looking into the Blender Video Sequence Editor to create animations out of existing sequences of images. The image sequences are generated with POV-ray. I've downloaded Blender 2.79, I run W7 64-...
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Color tab Weirdness

My white color tab is faintly green. The Hex is ffffff. Material created is white in the viewport. It doesn't affect the output white objects are still white. It doesn't make sense to color correct ...
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Python iterating through a ui enum

I am trying to print all of the looks that are installed inside of the colormanagement look enum. Currently I have: ...
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Is it possible to have more fireflies at the same time I use more samples?

I am referring to the white dots that appear in glossy objects. I moved a little the metal carpentry for the second image, and I got less noise in the horizontal ones which are on the top, but for ...