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questions relating to the usage of 360 degree HDRI lighting setups.

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Why the HDRi isn't illuminate the scene in Rendered Shading Mode?

I have rendering issues. When I render the scene the HDRi ligths don't work I also tried to use Easy HDRi free Add-on and in a viewport everything seems to be nice, but when I swich to Rendered ...
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HDRI light not working

I tried to make them with the help of tutorials but every time the object is black
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Blender reflects an HDRI that no longer exists in a project and ignores current ones

I am using Blender 3.2 and I have project that I started with 2.8 or 2.9 if that matters. I changed the HDRI map but no matter what, when roughness is low, it reflects that old HDRI, it even reflects ...
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How can I set up a realistic looking (monitor) screen shader that does NOT react to light by changing its brightness?

In my scene, I show a computer monitor. This computer monitor shows an image. I would like to know how I can set a material shader that looks realistic. In my scene, I also have lights, and the lights ...
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Rendered environment map rotated on Y axis

I rendered a simple environment map in Blender 3.2, basically 4 walls around the camera. When rendered the camera's rotation was 90,0,0 and position set to 0,0,0. I rendered it out using the camera ...
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How do I match my render to this background?

I am trying to copy an animated video. It can be found here. I have not found a way to perfectly replicate the same background color. As it looks to me, the original authors may have used a curved ...
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HDRI: Some parts don't get purple

When I select a world environment texture and have not yet selected an image, the entire scene becomes purple. Some parts of my scene however do NOT become purple. I am afraid I'm doing something ...
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How do I achieve this realistic look?

I am trying to copy a video with Blender. I am using a HDRI world environment image but no post effects. As one can see, my version still looks different: Can anybody tell me what my scene is missing ...
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Is it possible to change the direction of shadows when using an HDRI for lighting without affecting the color?

I want to create 2 images with mirrored lighting. The direction of the shadows is not particularly important. It is only important that the second image casts a shadow that goes exactly into the ...
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Using multiple HDRIs when moving between rooms

I want to "walk" a rendered object from one room to another. I have filmed and tracked a background plate of the camera move and the room. The object contains reflective sections, and the ...
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how can i lower my hdri lighting strength

how can I lower my hdri lighting strength to almost 0? I'm making a 1 shot timelapse style from daytime to night fall in one shot. I attached my shader web for my world shader.
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When I activate my scence lights my world lights (HDRI) no longer work

When I activate my scence lights my world lights (HDRI) no longer work, also when I disabled all light it works fine. when light enabled hdri doesn't work also outside] when scene light on hdri ...
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Blender crashes when I try to render with HDRI lighting [duplicate]

I'm a long time 3D artist but a brand new Blender user (mfs converted me xD) I recently purchased a beefed up Rog Strix 15 with AMD radeon 6800M GPU. I have installed all the needed drivers for AMD ...
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Why is there some kind of warped paper in my Blender rendering? [closed]

So I was working on my blender project when I realized wraped paper in my render. How I supposed to get rid of it? (It only appear in render and viewport shading)
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Blender Lighting / Light HDR - symmetrize / symmetry

there is any way to symmetrize the lights that are cast to object from HDR maps? I need to bake combined textures with symmetrize lights for mobile game.
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Environment Texture 360

New to blender. When I add an environment texture as photo theres also this line, which I'm assuming is the photo meeting together. IS there anyway to make this go away, trying to do a 360 animation ...
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HDRI for material preview

There are a lot of HDRI's out there, but some are better to preview materials, as they for example make surface features more pronounced, or are less colored, therefore not tinting the surface color. ...
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HDRI backgrounds are different brightness and i can't figure out why!

So i have a scene i'm happy with using an HDRI from blenbderkit. But strangely enough if i open up the same HDRI on a new file, its a lot brighter and does not look right. I've checked all nodes & ...
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How do you render out a 2D skybox from a 3d scene?

I'd like to render out a basic 3d modelled city into a flat skybox texture to paint over like you would in the ps2 era. here is an example of a prerendered skybox in Judge Dread vs dead.
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Flatten HDRI to make a looping background for 2d animations

Hello blender enthusiasts, I'm looking for a method to make an hdri into a 2d backdrop that tiles on both ends, I'm thinking to put it on a sphere and then flatten the sphere into a plane but unsure ...
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How to control enviroment texture with collection visibility?

I'd like to control HDRI with collection visibility. Created 3 different Worlds with 3 different HDRIs, and would like to change them with collection visibility. Here's what I've been trying so far: <...
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How to bake HDRI into sphere?

I'd like to bake HDRI lighting to a sphere object, then with the emission shader I'd like to use it as light source. Is it possible to bake HDRI map to a sphere object?
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Something is wrong with my hdri

I'm not sure how to describe it with words but when I add my hdri it looks completely messed up. Anyone who knows what's going on and how to fix it? In blender: How it's supposed to look: (Old link -...
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Blurring and moving an HDRI background

By following some YouTube videos I have added an HDR image to serve as a background to my 3D model of a stone circle, but not only do I need to blur and soften it but also shift the image to show more ...
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How to render a transparent object that reflects the hdri world?

I just can't render this animation. When I do, it turns out pink on a black background. It's a transparent object that reflects the world background. Is there a possibility to render this or an ...
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How to Make Silver Color without HDRI Image?

So I tried to follow the tutorials on YT for silver, but every single one of them says to add an HDRI image to your project. When I do that it completely brightens my entire animation and the only ...
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Why are my windows black when trying to shade with HDRI?

Using archipack for the windows, and Blender 2.93 for a class I'm in! This is for an assignment, and I thought I followed all of my prof's steps, but apparently I did not. Image is provided, and will ...
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My render is coming out buggy

Good night, I'm a beginner in Blender and I finished my first render in it, but when rendering in the cloud farm (my laptop doesn't have the hardware to render) Super Renders and in Turbo Render, the ...
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How to fix HDRI not being installed properly

Im trying to install an HDRI (https://polyhaven.com/a/mutianyu) this one but when i tried to do it while following a tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VBkj_I-ONk) this is the result I got Can ...
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Coloured shadows from HDRI

I’m trying to reverse engineer my render in Blender Octane (image on the right) back into Cycles (image on the left). But the shadows are really grey and dead. Is there a way to revive the shadow ...
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Using Video as Environment uses only first frame on renders

Complete blender beginner here, so maybe I'm overlooking something. To light my object I've created an Environment Texture Node. I've set it to "movie" and loaded a video file. When I scroll ...
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Can you use hdri images as your background in a final render?

Would it be a good idea to use some hdri image of the room as background? Such as for some kind of advertisement, where I have an object on the table beside the window. Right now I am struggling to ...
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where this background come from

I have download one model from web, when in texture view, there shows a background which seems in a factory house. but I have turned all objects off, see attached picture. if in render view, no such ...
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Shadow is different depending on the camera position

I have this strange behavior on my project. With my camera setup, the shadow on the ground look strangly flat. But if I move the same camera to a different place, it's ok. I've checked normals ...
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how do i remove hdri image from reflections. [Image added]

I want to keep the reflections from other meshes but remove the hdri image from reflecting. I just want to use the hdri for lighting. image shows what I want showing and not. green good red bad. using ...
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Is it possible to add an HDR to the default 9 that blender comes with

I want to add it into the default library (drop down window headed Viewport Shading),NOT just create one using an environment texture node within the Shading setup.
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Can I turn Sky texture node into an hdri sequence?

I have a scene where I need to animate the sun, in a timelapse kind of fashion, just going down past the horizon and coming out of the other side, all in a few seconds. I think the easiest and most ...
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Dark horizon line between ocean and bottom of HDRi sky

I want to create a simple animation using the camera to fly through clouds (cloud panes, in this case) over a simple ocean. I've never used Blender to create an atmospheric scene before, so I'm ...
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How to keep Background while using Shadow Catcher?

I am trying to Create a Chocolate-Bar like something on a Marble Background (Plane with Material Applied) I have added One of Blender's Default HDRI as Lighting & No Other lighting in the Scene.. ...
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Create a geometry or rewrite faces attributes on the bounced surface using Geometry Nodes

There is lighting technique that boost bounced lighting. Is the way to do it with the Geometry Nodes? I tried achieve it with the Raycast node but the surface has to be very subdivided. Maybe there is ...
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Hdri mix(light from one hdri, background from another)

Can I use background from one hdri, but light source from another one? For example, I have one hdri texture that conected to the world output. The only thing I need from this hdri is a light source. ...
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Create a realistic glass material similar with this one[image attached]?

I am traying to create a molecular scene similar with this one: I have attached here my blender file: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GFdbRQH5UCvOVWDJdgBlhnNIdrRgqhwV/view?usp=sharing I encounter ...
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How to merge/blend objects with HDRI more seamlessly

Hi all, Making a scene where we have a little woodland scene. I've got an HDRI background (I use HDRI Maker 2 addon) but i've never really worked out how to blend the "active" scene" ...
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Create background quickly?

So I've modeled a simple ufo and now I want it to be in a scene of course. So I don't want to just have the object in blank space, but an environment (background) around it. Now, I'm asking if there's ...
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Squarish HDRI shadows with irradiance volume in EEVEE

As seen in the picture I get weird squarish shadows on the floor when baking the light of the HDRI with an irradiance volume. When I look at examples of others, the tones seem to nicely blend. Can ...
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World texture doesn't show no matter what only in Cycles

No matter if it's an environment texture or just a solid color it shows black. I've even tried import worlds I made in other files
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Sudden unwanted change in light intensity in cycles [closed]

Im working on a project and came across a problem with cycles. I have a turntable render of my building which is mostly ok, but at a certain point the lighting inside of the building (mostly lit by ...
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HDRI image is visible through glass in a PNG transparent render. How to remove it?

... and also keep the light and reflections. What I'm trying achieve is on the second picture. Blend File
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What are the differences in using HDRis (created from HDR Lighting Studio for example) to light your scene verses using Blender's Lights?

I'm looking at purchasing HDR Lighting Studio and using it with Blender. For those that don't know, it's a tool used to create your own HDRi map and using it to light your scene. As appealing as it ...
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How can I get the filepaths of all default/built-in hdris?

I'd like to use the default studio light hdris in a script. I was going to create a custom path based of bpy.app.binary_path and then I realized that the storage ...
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