Questions tagged [hdri]

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

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HDRI map - blue tint

I created an outdoor HDRI map to composite a model into a real life footage, unfortunately, because of the broad dynamic range, my HDRI appears REALLY blue [the sky part only]. Needless to say it ...
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HDRI environment texture assigned to background only shows a checkered background

I've just received a project which I imported into Blender with no issues. However, whenever I go from World to Color then select Environment Texture and open my HDRI image which works with every ...
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Issue with HDRI usage

I was trying different hdri for the scene to render this corvette in.To make the car appear on the surface of the hdri i took a plane and added the same environment texture to it.After that i turned ...
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Some Parts (HDRi, Water) of my animation render out white, but look perfectly fine in Material mode

I animated what is going to be the opening shot of a race, and I'm having a couple of issues. When I would do test renders, the render would look awesome, but somewhere along the line it got messed up ...
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Metallic, reflective material not displaying reflections of the World HDRi on EEVEE, how do I fix it?

I have enabled screen-space reflections both on render and material options, I have baked indirect lighting, enabled shadows. Then I upgraded the video driver (Intel HD 4400) and yet, this little ...
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cycle blender 2.83 low respon in viewport

I got Blender 2.83 a few days ago and recently I found something strange in cycles viewport When I tab to render view (cycles) its just really low response in viewport and it take very long time so ...
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HDRi not visible when using Mist pass

I am using Blender 2.83 and want to create a scene with a lot of fog, so I've been using the Mist pass. However, this makes the HDRi invisible. Is this a limitation of the Mist pass or are my settings ...
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Blender 2.83 some assets don't work on Pro Lighting Studio

I bought the addon Pro Lighting Studio last month and enjoy it, but some lighting assets and HDRI images are not fine. For example, I set Pink Morning but there's nothing in viewport, and Soft Box, ...
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How to have sharp shadows in cycles with HDRI

Can you please tell me how to have sharp shadows in cycles with an hdri environnement texture, but without changing the lighting parameter of the hdri texture ? For example in the picture below, I've ...
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Weird noise on directly lit surfaces by environment HDRI

I'm using Blender 2.82.7 with Cycles rendering. Suddenly my renders started to show weird colored noise on surfaces directly lit by an hdri world lightning. It appears that the noise doesn't show up ...
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Lightning by HDRI is wrong

Scene was made with Daz3D, but I'm sure that lightning will work the same way in any 3D-rendering program. 1-st render is made with all the meshes: 2-nd render was made only with object on the floor ...
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HDRI Renders in preview but not in final render

I am having an issue with using an HDRI environmental image to light an indoor scene. It was working correctly when all of the sudden the shadows stopped showing in the render. I don't recall doing ...
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Render looks way different from viewport render mode. How can I fix this?

I'm trying to make a test render of my model. But everytime I render it the render looks completely different from the viewport. The viewport is in render mode so it should look something like that, ...
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Why are all my HDRIs displaying distorted?

Here's an image of the distortion. And here are my shader settings I'm just a beginner in Blender, and at first my HDRIs (from HDRI Haven) were working fine, but now they all display distorted as ...
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How to add Environment Texture (HDRI) using script API?

I'm trying to create a custom scene setup with a certain camera location and angles with custom hdri. However I want to make a custom script for it so that I will be able to reuse it for "n" number of ...
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Why is this surface red? Is it because of the lighting?

The bedsheet is supposed to have the sunlight hitting it from the windows. The room has peach coloured walls. Are they somehow contributing in the redness of the surface? The Bedsheet surface has a ...
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Blender Fluid Simulation with Motion Captured Footage

I am starting on my attempt to do a fluid simulation with motion captured footage. I intend for the footage to run as a camera background and the fluid simulation in the foreground in front of the ...
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Shadow by mesh light and HDRI in EEVEE

As of 2020, it seems that EEVEE of Blender 2.82a can't get shadows from mesh light and HDRI. Shadows in EEVEE seem to only be obtained by light objects. Questions : I wonder if there is a Fake way ...
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Can I use an HDRI for reflections only, and not have its light affect the scene?

I have my scene perfectly lit without the use of a HDRI, however I would now like to add one just so I can have some world reflections in my glossy objects. I can't seem to get the HDRI reflecting in ...
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Blender 2.82 crashing while trying to load HDRI for the world

I was trying to create a simple scene and for the world, I wanted to add a HDRI. Here, I ran into a roadblock. Blender 2.82 crashes while loading the HDRI. I tried multiple HDRI files, each with ...
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disable HDRI reflections on the model while keeping its lighting [duplicate]

disable the HDRI reflections on the object which is placed inside an emission sphere
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How are HDRIs used for the foreground?

I was looking at HDRI Haven and some of the example renders appear to use the HDRI as part of the foreground. For example this hdri: https://hdrihaven.com/hdri/?h=old_bus_depot In the example ...
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Different hdri mapping values per camera

I was wondering if it's possible to create a connection between mapping values for an hdri and the different cameras in a scene. For example: in a scene with a building I want to make a render of ...
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Make texture visible in sunlight

I would like to make my textures visible in sunlight. I adjusted the exposure but that didn't help: Right now when sunlight hits my textures they turn white. I want to be able to see the texture even ...
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HDRI strange double rotation with glass shader

I am using EEVEE and when I see in render mode through a glass there is a transparent "copy" of the environment image's reflection but with a different rotation. The problem is caused by the glass ...
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why doesnt my render look like my preview render

I want the left one as my final render. The left render is how i see it in preview with scene world turned off, but the right is what i get on my final render and when i enable scene world, i know ...
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fluid simulation shows hdri with low opacity in render

So I have a fluid simulation starting at frame 60. And from frame 0-60 I can see my hdri at render with low opacity. It is a problem, because I want to make a transparent animation what I can layer ...
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No Shadows with HDRI Render

Even though the 3D Viewport suggests that shadows should be visible (though they might be blurry), I don't get any shadows in the render: As can be seen, some faint shadows are there, but none in the ...
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Problems with compositing and Shading settings

There is a problem setting up the shadow of my CGI model that I want to add to the camera image on the compositing screen. I can’t intervene in the shadows. In the tutorial I watched (https://youtu.be/...
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Keep HDRI visible whilst using Principled Volume to create fog

I need am using an HDRI to light the scene and use it as the sky. I am also have a box covering the entire scene and have applied the principled volume shader. The volumemetric of the box obscures the ...
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Blender is not rendering an HDRI properly

I recently upgraded from blender 2.81 to 2.82a, and I've immediately noticed a problem. Blender is not rendering HDRI images like it used to. You used to be able to plug an HDRI image into the ...
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How do you edit exr files in GIMP without loosing light values?

This is the world environment texture in the Gooseberry benchmark: If I open the exr in Gimp 2.10, and save it under a new name, then switch to that new file in blender, this is the result: No ...
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Blender crashes when I add HDRI

So I have been using Blender for a couple months now and I'm working on a "big" project but blender keeps crashing when I add a HDRI and render cycles on my GPU. These are my PC specs: AMD ryzen 7 ...
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How to add a mesh that makes hdri light Make shadows through it an dosen't allow light to pass through it

I have a project that runs in cycels that its environment background is HDRI so i Have a mesh witch i want makes the light coming from the HDRI make shadows around it on the plate below so any one ...
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Final object rendered image is white, during render and in pose mode is normal

I've only used Blender to pose objects in Blender files I have found online. I received this file from an artist who is more knowledgeable about shading and customizing. I posed it and added another ...
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Why do I get different Denoising Normal Information when exporting as HDR and EXR files?

At the moment I am rendering images and need to also export their albedo and normal information. When I export them as .hdr images I get following result: When rendered for EXR (or PNG) I get the ...
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I want to add video in background as hdri in shading mode in Blender 2.8

When i am trying to add video as hdri in shading mode ,its still showing as hdri. But, i want to see moving things in background.i.e when i adds city video it should show vehicle moving . How to ...
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How to get HDRI Environmental Maps to light a scene? [duplicate]

I'm using HDRI's in Blender 2.8 (cycles) and I don't understand how these are supposed to work to create realistic environmental light. The BLUE in the "Sky" shots is casting so much BLUE that my ...
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Background is getting blurred when i add hdri or exr files in Blender 2.8

I am trying to animate a drone in Shading Mode and also imported hdri images in World mode. But,most of the time i see everything blurred in the background even with the original hdri images from ...
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World HDRi map - colors doesn't match?

I've created a custom environment texture (see below) and tried to apply it to the image. For some reason the texture comes out blue. The photo itself is not tinted (daylight-balanced floodlight and ...
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Unable to see rendered View even after adding HDRI and exr files

I am adding hdri and exr files to Env texture but even then i am unable to see the view ( in rendered mode) . It was wroking last week with some files ,but now its not working. Attached is screenshot. ...
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HDRI distance/size mismatch [duplicate]

In the scene below I placed a block roughly the size of a person (1.8m tall) on the middle of a mountain road that runs through an HDRI panorama. The picture was taken with the HDRI camera positioned ...
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Setting scaling to 1, but keeping object size in meters

I open a new file in Blender, so I get the Cube. The edge lengths of the Cube are 2 meters. Now I change the scale factor from 1 to 2, so the edges grow to 4 meters. Is there a way to set the scale ...
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How to create an HDRi environment map with Blender 2.8? [duplicate]

I'd like to create a scene in Blender 2.8 and render an HDRi environment texture from it. Is that possible? I expect I'd create a sphere, texture it appropriately, add some distant objects, put the ...
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What's the problem of this situation? HDRI still reflection on metal face after I erased HDRI

During testing related with world HDRI, when I changed the reflection value lower there was reflection of previous HDRI what I erased before which is weird. Image I uploaded is present world node. I'...
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Why is Eevee HDRI lighting much darker than Cycles?

I'm noticing a drastic lighting difference in the viewport when using an HDRI image and switching from Eevee Render to Cycles Render. Screenshot examples attached. (1st is Cycles, 2nd is Eevee, 3rd is ...
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HDRI does not work properly after opening saved file

Yesterday, I saved a file that had an active HDRI. Today, I opened the file and the HDRI is no longer displayed although shows that it is active in the world properties tab. I tried implementing the ...
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My render doesn't look like my shading tab

I want to render this scene (white walls, white reflective floor, wooden table, HDRI background) but it doesn't want to render like I made it. Can anyone help please?
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Use HDRI texture with “Window” Texture Coordinate

I have a window model and I would like to be able to map a cubemap or HDRI texture inside of it so it looks as if the HDRI (or cubemap) is whatever is outside the window. Can this be achieved with the ...
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Can an HDR movie from a 360 camera light a scene?

Lighting a scene with an HDR background is pretty well documented. But some 360 cameras can also shoot HDR movies. Is it possible to import a HDR movie into the background of a Cycles or Eevee scene ...