Questions tagged [filmic-blender]

For questions about the Filmic luts, addon (integrated into Blender in 2.79), and related color managerial topics.

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What is correct color management setting for maximum dynamic range and flexibility?

Today I decided to test all color management options in blender. Here is a comparison from left to right filmic log, raw, standard,filmic.jpg,filmic.exr Any changes I make in color management tab ...
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Filmic Blender in Unity

If I make something in Blender with Filmic Blender. Save as asset, import it to Unity Game Engine... Wonder if the asset looks the same in Unity (with Filmic settings). In other words, is Filmic only ...
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Glass shader looks dark depending on exposure setting, even though there is enough light in the scene to compensate

I always work with sky and sun light high values to emulate real light, this leads me to use negative values on the exposure, usual linear workflow for better GI bounces, this causes the glass shader ...
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Can I get back film emulation looks into 2.80?

Just really hoping there is a way to do it, but is it possible to get back film looks for 2.80? or people who would argue that you can still do it with composite nodes, yes, I understand you can, ...
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How can I copy and move an object in Blender with Python?

I'm relativity new to Blender, and full new to scripting but I know how Python works. What I want to achieve is copy an object with materials Y times, and move every copy on say X position count Z. ...
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Is Plotagraphy possible on blender possible?

I have learnt plotagraphy using photoshop, but is that possible using blender
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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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How to set Sun beams and mist in the compositor

I appear to be having some issues with setting up both Mist and Sun Beams for cycles in Blender 2.8. I'm attempting to to get a god ray/fake-volumetric effect from the window in my scenes. However, it ...
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Color Management. What is the difference between display device, view transform and sequencer?

All these settings are found in the color management section. I hear that filmic is the best to use, and it has filmic default for the view transform. But under sequencer sRGB is default. Under ...
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How to install Filmic Blender?

I am new to Blender. Today I caught a treatise by Andrew Price on photo realism, and he suggested installing Filmic Blender but when I went into my Blender Folder I found no other folders such as the "...
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Blender EEVEE pixelated render. No denoise options?

I'm a beginner in Blender and I'm trying to render a scene using Blender 2.8. Unfortunately the result shows strong pixelation. As far as I learned for version 2.7 (Cycles) you have to use a denoise ...
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How to export white/shadow catcher with filmic?

Using the method described on stack exchange here to create a shadow catcher and with Filmic render view under color space enabled, the background with shadows divided by a clean background with no ...
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Difference between internal Filmic transform and sobotka Filmic Blender [duplicate]

I was using the Filmic Blender "plugin" from Troy Sobotka (https://github.com/sobotka/filmic-blender) with Blender 2.79. When I installed Blender 2.80, I understood that Filmic Blender was already ...
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Trouble with realistic bright white plastic

I'm having a bit of trouble creating a bright white plastic material and having it look like my reference image. I'm using cycles, a principled bsdf shader, hdri lighting and a filmic base contrast ...
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Reduce the brightness of a lit area

This room is currently lit, with a sun light and to a large part by the resulting bounce light. I currently like the amount of bounce light, and how it shapes the light in the room. BUT: I want to ...
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Animation problem

I am following this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCc51vABR94 I made motion tracking as told in this tutorial like this: and then went to compositor as told in tutorial and did exact same ...
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Default Blender 2.79 filmic or from Troy Sobotka github? Any differences? [duplicate]

I know that Blender 2.79 has filmic in its color management section by default(without installing). Is it okay to go ahead and use this or is it better to install it from github of Troy Sabotka. What ...
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Blender Filmic Shadow catcher colour mismatch?

B3D using Filmic and I am wondering if the shadow catcher is working properly. This kinda seems incorrect? Hoping for someone to shed some light on the situation and illuminate me.
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How can I have the shadow catcher cast a shadow while still having a white background with filmic color management?

for my project I have an object on a shadow catcher ground-plane. Now I want to render my object only that casts a shadow onto the ground. The object shall be on a white background while still being ...
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Filmic color management and masks

I recently had the problem of having to mask (rotoscope) some footage in the movie clip editor and render out some elements to put in there. For rendering those 3D elements, I wanted to use the filmic ...
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Filmic color management not installing

getting this error when trying to install filmic color management: I looked inside my color management folder and saw there was filmic files all over: enter image description here Any way it is ...
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Working around Blender's color management problems & General Confusion [closed]

So, I'm writing this in part because I'm still confused myself, and in part because getting a verified answer in a public place would be a good thing. Blender 2.79b has incorporated some of Sobotka'...
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How to override Filmic color space in the Compositor nodes?

I want to use Filmic color space for my renders, but I also want to override Filmic's constraints in the Compositor for the final image. My current workflow right now is to open my Filmic renders in ...
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HDR Not Scaling Properly [duplicate]

just had a quick question. Should be a simple fix. When I am trying to bring in HDRs for lighting, it seems to not be scaling or working properly. I can't see the HDR in the background. I have ...
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Are there significant differences between Filmic shipped with Blender and its development version?

I've just read that Filmic is not completely implemented: https://developer.blender.org/D2659. Notes: The results appear to be identical to the original Filmic config, but I left out some ...
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White background turning grey during video creation

I use filmic color management and cycles. I have done a 360° turntable animation and created 120 PNG frames (8 bits) with pure white background. However, when I create a video from this PNG sequence ...
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Exposure in the viewport is drasticly different than the render [duplicate]

Okay, I am used to slight differences between my view port and the test/final renders, but this is really odd. I have never had the exposure be this far off! What am I doing wrong here? I am on 2....
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Rendering with filmic log color space and saving output for use in photoshop

I recently learned about the magic of filmic log and love the way it makes my renders look. However, I'm having issue with saving the output from blender. Specifically, for use in photoshop for ...
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Can't install filmic blender on Gentoo

I put the filmic blender files in /usr/share/blender/2.79/datafiles/colormanagement as normal and the default sRGB values still ...
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How do I calibrate exposure to match a gray scale?

EDIT: I need to clarify the question. Kodak sells A gray scale card. It is used to calibrate B&W filming. Film stock exposure is measured with a densitometer. If the film has been properly ...
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cycles filmic colormanagement to nuke

I don't seem to be able to bring my filmic EXR to nuke without a shift in brightness or gamma. I'm rendering half (16 bit) and tried to import them in nuke as log. Do I need to customize my projects ...
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Why do the output colours differ from the input when using Filmic Blender in the VSE?

As discussed in Colours from imported MP4 screencast video look dull in Blender, I recently stumbled across what I perceive to be an oddity with the new Filmic colour management: When working with ...
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How can I get more saturated colors when I render?

How can I get more saturated colors when I render? An image comparison is worth about a thousand words. Take this raw render as an example: But then when I tweak it in photoshop I can get this: ...
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Color problem in Filmic Log Encoding base

I'm quite new in Blender and I saw Filmic light render in some tutorials. I installed it but I have a problem with colors. Then absolutely don't match with those I input in material. Do you know how ...
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blender 2.79 : Even after fresh install, no filmic color management options present

Unfortunately I do not have the new option in the "Color Management" section of the "Scene" tab. - The "Look" dropdown shows None only - The "View" dropdown shows Default only I chose Cycles as the ...
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Can color management (e.g. filmic) be disabled for specific file output nodes for raw data?

I know for Blender sets the color management setting globally for the project. As far as I am aware every data that is saved as image, will pass through the color management of Blender. Now the ...
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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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How to get accurate colors with Filmic Blender

I'm loving Filmic blender for the wonderful dynamic range. But I am not able to get accurate colors - it always looks little washed out. I understand that it's due to the wider dynamic range of the ...
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How to delay fire and smoke animation?

I have 3 animations on my movie: broke, fire, and smoke. I want the broke first, then fire, then smoke, but they are all starting at the same time. How to delay fire and smoke animation? You can see ...
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Sources for filmic blender

I want to implement something like "Filmic Blender" in GLSL. Thus I need the LUT and/or transfer functions in human readable format. Where can I find this. Update: I have found that there are two ...
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How do I adjust for overexposure using physically based lighting?

I am trying to get my head around physically based lighting in Blender. I read somewhere the Cycles Sun Lamp is measured in W/m² so assuming that bright sunlight is measured at 120000 lux (https://en....
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Blender 2.78 not using filmic color management on MacOS Sierra

I have already installed Filmic Blender in the Application (ShowPackageContents>>Resources>>2.78>>datafiles). I have renamed default colormangement to colomanagement_old. However, Blender still does ...
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Filmic Blender not working

I have been using Filmic Blender for months now, and it has been working perfectly. But today, when I tried to switched to Filmic, this is what showed up: I have Blender 2.78 I have not done anything ...
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Can't get denoiser settings right

I just can't get the new denoiser feature to work for me. It producers weird "halo" type of smears even when I put the feature strength to something like 0.05, am I doing something wrong? Because ...
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How to mix a jpeg background image with a 3D scene generated using Filmic Blender?

I want to compose 3D-model over image, and I use filmic to get more suitable result. But I want the background image to remain in the original colors. So I try to use this setting: but it haven't ...
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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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White background with filmic blender

When I tried rendering the scene with white background in filmic blender, I'm getting grey coloured background. But I'm able to achieve this with standard colour management options. P.s: I have ...
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A problem opening old (non-filmic) VSE only .blend files when Filmic is installed?

I'm finding the Blender crashes when opening an old VSE only .blend file (default cube, light and camera in 3D view) that was saved when I didn't have Filmic installed. This isn't a problem with ...
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Sequencing a set of images using Filmic-blender crashes Blender [closed]

I am using Blender 2.78 I have rendered a set of png images out using Blender's default colormanagement settings, loaded them into the sequencer and output as h264 video. Then I tried out Filmic ...