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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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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 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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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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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 copy Color Management settings of Render properties from a blend file to other blend file

Currently the only way I know is to set a value in an empty blend file and start there or append a scene from another blend file. But I hope there is a more convenient way. Is there a way or add-on I ...
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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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2.8 Workbench colors to match vertex colors 1:1

I have noticed that the color picker never picks the same exact color in 2.8 vertex paint mode. I tried around with the different Color Management settings in the renderer panel with no luck and tried ...
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Colour space after baking

I've used Blender Cycles to bake a colour texture. After baking, and saving the resulting PNG file, will the baked texture be in sRGB or in Linear colour space? Because if I use the baked texture as-...
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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 ...