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Questions tagged [hdri]

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

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How to make a window brighter without changing light of other objects in the room?

How to make window area brighter (almost white) without changing the light of other objects inside the room? My work: I'm using HDRI
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How improve my exterior rendering scene?(Cycles)

Im studying how make exterior rendering looks realm but i feeling something is missing, can anyone help me improve it?! Im used filmc color manager, HDRI and normal with rought textures...
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How to set two different HDRI, one for environment lighting, and another for background, in 2.8 using Eevee?

I figured out how to use a normal image as the background while using an HDRI for environmental lighting. But I can't figure out how to use a different HDRI as the background. Please note I already ...
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Outdoor HDRI too bright

I am quite new to Blender, but I have already gone through a couple of tutorials. Now have finally started making a scene myself, lamps and indoor HDRIs works fine, but when I use outdoor HDRIs (from ...
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hdri noise 2.79 vs 2.80

I try to find a way to minimize the noise i get in a scene when using an hdri i created with terragen based on the following. (https://planetside.co.uk/forums/index.php/topic,23976.msg242129.html#...
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How to add motion blur to HDRI backplate? (example included)

I want to show motion like shown below but keep the far background sharp. As you can see above, the wheels and the road, along with the vegetation, are motion blurred but the background, with ...
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HDRI environment texture not displaying [duplicate]

I have been following this tutorial: HERE. All goes well till setting up background hrd image on node. The preview is fine but the viewport is messed. Thanks for any help.
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Adding atmospheric perspective to a scene using Cycles and HDRI

I spent a few hours trying to find a solution... I'm looking to get the effect of atmospheric perspective in my scene to help me understand lighting more. I have an HDRI and I'm using cycles and I've ...
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How to get a better HDRI render?

I'm trying to render using HDRI, I'm using a setup I learned in a cgmastersnet course. You take the EXR, load it into the world with nodes, set the strength, choose transparency (so the background ...
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How to use 2.8's default HDRi's in renders?

Blender 2.8 contains a number of HDRi's in it by default for the LookDev. I'd like to know how to use them in final renders (EEVEE or Cycles), because quite frankly they appear fantastic.
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How can I get HDRI shadows in an Eevee scene? [duplicate]

I'm currently testing Eevee. Seems so promising ! Here, i'm trying to make my Eevee render the closest I can to my previous render Cycles of the same scene. This scene do not have any lights but an ...
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Blender 2.8 - Transparent background

How to make transparent background in blender 2.8 with HDRI on? After selecting "Film" - "Alpha" -> "Transparent" I still have my HDRI on the rendered image Please help
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Cycles render HDRI lighted object on a 2d background image

I am currently attempting to render a picture with a regular 2D picture (not as a plane), composited onto a HDRI lit object. How can I render where the 2D picture is output, and the HDRI only for ...
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Need light from HDRI to shine inside of mesh (cycles)

So basically I have a bunch of text I made into a mesh with alt c. I gave the mesh some depth. When I made my scene and set my camera, the camera moves inside of the mesh in some areas. And the ...
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Eevee is not showing shadows in viewport, but they are present in the final render

I am using an HDRi to light my scene and I noticed EEVEE not rendering shadows in the viewport so I was assuming it wouldn't show them in the final render either. On the other side, with Cycles they ...
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Display render view hdri error [duplicate]

Display rendering view does not show HDR images. while in the rendering results, images can appear. this makes it difficult to edit the position of the object so that it fits better with the ...
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Drag pictures/files into nodes

How can I easily, and fast, swap HDRI files in the environment tab without opening up a File Browser that covers the whole screen? More explanation: Just switched from Cinema 4D to Blender 2.8 (and I ...
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Black column of pixels when rendering in HDRI pranorama

Was rendering some HDRIs to use in other scenes as lighting when I noticed the very last column of pixels on the image to the left was not rendering and came out as black. Since this is a 32-bit image ...
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In Blender 2.8, how do I light an EEVEE scene with an HDR?

Blender 2.8 supports the same world node setup that Cycles does. This correctly puts the HDR image in the world background. But EEVEE doesn't light the scene properly. Everything looks flat and ...
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Background image reduces light from HDRI

I'm building an interior scen consisting of a room with four windows, see image below. Behind the four windows, on the outside I have a plane with a background image to get a nice view from the camera....
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some of my hdri thumbnails won't load, why?

All hdri's are from hdri haven and all files work when loaded but some thumbnails don't show in the menu. Are they too big of a file or something?
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How to eliminate black stripe on the horizon from HDRI textures?

I was wondering how can I eliminate the black stripes when I render HDRI textures. I'm new at the HDRI world.
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Blend/Interpolate between multiple Environment Textures based on Location

I am looking for a way to blend/interpolate between different environment textures based on location. Similar to how realtime engines bake reflection map arrays and blend between them, but I will be ...
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Baking environment light not working

hey guys I am getting the wrong result everytime I am baking. I am pretty sure I am doing something wrong I am just I am getting the following result from following this guys tuts: https://www....
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What is happening to my HDRI? [duplicate]

I have been trying all the troubleshooting that was to find in here and on google. Can somebody please explain to me what settings that is wrong since my world map is showing up HUGE in the background ...
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How do i make shadows in the hdr enviroment? [duplicate]

I'm working in a character project and i'd like to use an HDR, my problem is that i also would like to put the shadows of the character in the HDR ground and i don't know how i could do it. Here is ...
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My Hdri backround isnt showing up in render for some camera angles

My water fluid simulation has multiple camera angles, when i render as an animation my the first 59 frames render correctly from one camera angle. When the camera changes at frame 60 the hdri ...
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prorender problem HDRI

Any idea why this is happening in prorender? I tried everything. But I can not solve it. It looks like HDRI is overturned.
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Hdri, controlling the image exposure vs the light it is casting

I have a scene where I am using a HDRI as the environment lighting but also using it as the background image, now the problem I have is that the image seems to be a lot darker than the light it is ...
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Light from hdri sky box not reflecting on object

Is there something I'm doing wrong?
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360 Video Environment

I am making an animation in which I need to have a 360 video in the background as the environment texture in World panel instead of an HDRi. Is there any way to so this? Thanks.
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How to blur HDRI image in cycles [duplicate]

How to blur HDRI image in cycles. What nodes i have to setup in the world tab to make it blur and control the blur effect.
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HDRI With Volumetric to Create Throw Pattern?

I have a scene below where I am wanting to get an HDRI image to come in through the windows and light the scene in the window areas and have a god ray like effect. I want to do this with a volumetric ...
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Differece between Blender 2.8’s camera and world HDRI

Does one of you know whats the difference between Camera HDRI and World HDRI Blender 2.8 now have these options to import Viewport HDRIs I've noticed that if i import a file (either .hdr, .exr, .png,...
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Distance of HDRi backgrounds

Almost 90% of the time I light my scenes with an HDRi background. Is there a way to control the virtual distance of the background image so I can control bokeh and blurriness of the image when using ...
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Weird reflections from HDRi

I have been having some problem with reflections in my windows and can't find out what I am doing wrong. I have purchased 2 car models and I get the same problem with the windows. Is is the model ...
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Possible way to have a different background than the HDRI background?

If the title was confusing to you, let me explain in further detail. I have Suzanne here, and I want her to show the surface reflection of an HDRI environment background picture I have set up, but 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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How to create a larger light radius with an HDRI

I aligned the sun of the HDRI with my scene and strengthen it a bit. But the result seems a bit weird to me. I have a real big sunbeam in the middle of the scene that generates clipping on the plane ...
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Different textures for preview and render

If I have textures and HDRI at both low and high resolution on my disk, is there a way to load the low resolution ones when viewing the "rendered" viewport, and the high resolution ones only at ...
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How to Fix Overly Refractive Window?

I just recently got back into doing 3D work after being out of it for over a decade and jumped back into Blender. The problem I'm having is with some strange scaling with an HDRI image I have. In ...
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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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Creating a world background different from the HDRi [duplicate]

Recently I was trying to figure out the following in Cycles: I was using HDRi file A to light my scene, but I desired to have only HDRi file B visible in the background (i.e. using an HDRi of a ...
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Turn off HDRI shadow casting

Is there a way to make an HDRI light setup not cast shadow? I Want to light my scene with an HDRI, but control the shadow with an normal lamp.
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World background color/HDRI was transparent in render [duplicate]

I disabled world background for the camera, and made some renders. But then I decided to use HDRI and it doesn't work. It's still transparent in renders. I see it on reflections and through the glass ...
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Strange liquid in glass and thick glass behavior

I am doing a chemistry render but I am struggling with my cupric sulfate solution in a flask in Blender : the Volume Absorption node doesn't really works as expected. I have a too light area and a ...
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HDR Image Rendered circular

I just loaded in a HDR image using the node editor using the Environment Text and it renders well the mountains in the distance look good but then the bottom of the image is twisted in a circular ...
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Restrict hdri from casting shadows

Is there any way to stop the hdri from casting shadows ? I only want the reflection/light.
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How to get rid of HDR reflection? [duplicate]

I have this scene where i want to keep the HDR lighting, but not necessarily the reflection in the windows. I want the reflection to be blue, sky coloured. How can i reflect the sky part of the HDR in ...
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How can I fix this distortion on this HDRi background?

I'm trying to learn how to implement HDRi images into my background to improve render quality, and such. Here is the issue I'm having. I was wondering if anyone knew whether the black hole in the ...