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Questions tagged [light]

Questions about light, lamps, lighting and lighting issues.

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Where are the light settings in Blender 2.8?

I'm trying to follow a tutorial but got stuck when I tried to setup the lights. Here's a screenshot from the tutorial: Where are these settings in 2.8?
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Why does the light not illuminate inside the building?

As you can see the HDRI light doesn't penetrated inside the building even that the building is all perforated
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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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Animating intensity / visibility of a baked indirect lightmap (2.8 Eevee)

I have a scene which whereby I want to transition between day and night very quickly for an animation. Objects are moving, the camera is rotating, so I cannot simply crossfade between 2 sequences in a ...
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Isolate light cast on a surface through glass

I have a white plane and a glass object on top of it, with 2 spotlights casting light through the glass object. This causes a lot of light to be cast onto the white plane. I want to turn the plane ...
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Cycles rendering dim lighting

This has been going on for a while now but I just want to fix this. I have a nice bright scene in the viewport, but then when I render it, it looks way too dark. Here is the .blend https://drive....
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Change Object Length with frame counter

Could someone please let me know if it possible to change an object dimension based on the frame counter ? I am trying to animate a laser line on the side of a moving box (to scan a barcode). I have ...
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Imported object into unity lighting not working correctly

So the jist of it is I'm trying to get a toon shader to work on imported object from blender, I get this terrible looking jagged lighting in unity. ( the left tombstone ignore the one on the right )...
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Full sphere (or double hemi sphere) lighting

I have an object in the world centre, that I want fully lit from a sphere. In Blender, you can add hemi-sphere lights. I did not find a way to change the hemisphere into a full sphere. Can that be ...
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How do I remove colour/hue from my lighting

I've gone through every node in the entire scene but nothing will change the hue of that lighting, any help would be appreciated!
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How to reflect\catch light but be invisible on render?

I want a mash was able to catch light but was invisible on render. I want this effect to happen, but the plane was invisible. Is it possible? Or can I cast colored shadow? I need this in cycles. This ...
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Throwing light on other objects in Eevee

I have a mesh of a starship modelled in nodes in eevee. The ship is surrounded by lighting geometry that is supposed to be casting light on the ship hull. Although I am familiar with how to make the ...
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Why Do My Objects Render Without Materials? [Ceramic] [duplicate]

So, I'm trying to make some ceramic (copied some nodes from online) objects for a practice project, but I can't get it to show up when Rendering. I tried to simplify, just apply it to a sphere, but I ...
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How to use transmissive voxels with color gradients?

I'm still learning blender, and I had some idea to implement, but I'm unsure whether this is possible at all: Visualizing 3D colorspaces. I did some Internet searches for examples, but could not find ...
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Duplicating light along path in blender 2.8

I've been following 'Create an Underground Subway Scene in Blender' from BlenderGuru in youtube. When he started to duplicate the lights along the path using Duplicate menu in object tab he used an ...
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Volumetric lighting scene

Hello everyoane. What settings should to apply to the light point to create in blender a scene light this? I come with a past in Cinema 4D, there was very easy, just set the visible light to ...
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Motion Lights in Wind

Hope I'm able to explain my problem: I'm hoping to animate little Piezo electric sticks with LED lights at their end. They are screwed onto a facade. Like electric lighters the elements should turn ...
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EEVEE ignores light-emission outside of the camera frame

Screen Space Refraction = on Motion Blur = on Refraction = off (when I turned it on, the raytraced light dissapeared completely) All Materials are based on Principled BDSF All Materials are set to ...
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Blender 2.8: Where can I find light energy/intensity in Cycles?

I'm a super blender noob. I'm a grand total of 2 days in, so forgive me if this is a stupid question, but I've looked online, and can't find an answer. Lamp intensity/energy seems to have been ...
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Area light creates whiteness only through glass [duplicate]

So I have an animated scene where the camera goes through a window into a house. The only issue is that the ceiling of the house is white (EDIT: it's actually not the ceiling, but the area lamp that's ...
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rendering without light only texture as they are

I am new to blender and I only want to take pictures of 3d model from the side. I have everthing set up. Camera is looking exactly from the side and set to orthographic. But either I have a light ...
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Shining light through model in Blender 2.79, Cycles [duplicate]

How can I make this kind of light? Try to imagine plastic bottle of milk with light bulb inside of it, exact same thing (Like on picture)
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Render gets darker - after being rendered

I'm building up my portfolio, but when rendering an image, it got darker - after it was rendered. see the screenshots to see what I mean. Notice the difference in contrast between the 2? the one ...
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Lightbulb Filament lighting distorting

I have been trying to figure out why when I render my lightbulb image, the light coming off it becomes completely distorted. When I use preview render everything works fine. I have tried various light ...
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Animation: light is shining through plane: how to stop that

Using Blender 2.77a. I've made a lighthouse scene with a rotating spot lamp. When the lamp moves by the hill in the background, the lamp shines through the hill. The hill is a plane. How can I stop ...
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EEVEE 2.8 : the light goes through the egdes of a simple cube?

The scene : a simple cube with the front face deleted, and a simple light behind the cube. The light could be seen inside the cube. It comes through the edges ! How to prevent this ? Thanks a lot ! ...
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Spiderverse Shader/ Seperate Highlights, Midtones, Shadows

Has anyone figured out a way to make a Spiderverse shader in blender? Mainly, I am wondering if there is a way in Cycles to separate light channels cast on a sharer as highlights, midtones and ...
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Sun Beams node. Where do the rays come from?

Creating Sun Rays is always a struggle. Today, I am trying to create rays coming from below around silhouettes produced with transparent PNGs - reusing several tips I found on here. And it seems ...
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Light slowly fills object

I want it to start black then slowly light up from the side as a gradient till the whole thing is lit. I tried using a color ramp but couldn't figure it out. Am I using the wrong component or is there ...
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Cycles: How can I make a plane both emmissive and transparent?

I have the following situation: I have a scene lighted by a "sun" lamp that gives me good sharp shadows. But I also want to have a large plane with an emissive material placed above the scene to ...
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Is it possible to create or use a panel to control multiple lights?

Even if it's possible to bind all the lights' attributes to one (one controls all), something similar to a digital switchboard would be useful. Does such a feature exist?
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Inscrutable lighting artifact in eevee

I have this lighting artifact in render mode (only eevee though) that leaves a "square". Both meshes are manifold, everything is quads (no ngons, tris). The light source is an area light, but the same ...
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Textures getting darker when inside of a cube

I'm using Blender 2.79 and Cycles render. For some reason the textures get darker from the half to the top of the cube, even with the normals facing the right direction (inside). The light source is ...
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Measure light on surface

I'm pretty new with blender, I'm looking for a tool similar to this one for vray for 3ds max: https://www.chaosgroup.com/blog/how-to-set-up-lighting-analysis-in-v-ray-next I aim to make the lighting ...
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Light emission sources render as cubes

Just faced such a problem. Have kind of streetlight models in my scene (four instances of them to be exact) with the light emitting parts. Final render appears like this: As you see, all of them ...
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Light Linking blender 2.8

I'm a Maya user and have just started down the Blender path but I've hit a road block when it comes to a light linking option? If I just want to light one object with one light and leave everything ...
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How can I turn off light in compositing nodes?

I want to animate this neon light to be complete turned off but it still shows some light after I put zero on everything, what can I do? I basiclly explain everything in this picture. Thanks. And ...
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(eevee) Lights limit?

My question is... How many lights (spot) can be on at the same time? There's a limit imposed by blender or the machine specs? Here's an example https://youtu.be/8Hjy2o3A9pg
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How works lights and shadows from the 3D view ? [blender 2.8]

In the window preferences i can toggle and play with the lights that are used in 3D view ("studio light"), and im trying to understand them as i would like to reproduce these settings in Unity. Are ...
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How can I animate an interior scene from day to night?

I have a basic isometric interior room and I want to animate how this room looks when the sun goes down and it becomes dark, day to night. Something like these videos, 01, 02 So I'm wondering how to ...
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How can I make neon lights show more in day light?

How can I make the neon sign show more color in day light? As you can see my neon sign shows great color in darkness (obviously), but I feel like it would show more color in day light than the result ...
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wHow do i make the the sun lamp light pass throught this window?

How do i make this spot lamp light go through this window? -The window in the wall is just a hole in a plane with some meshes in front of it. Sorry for my bad english. My sun lamp is pointed at the ...
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Why does my light path create this kind of effect?

I'm following Blender Guru's cave tutorial and when he comes to render the crystal & cave, his result looks nice But mine looks terrible (I follow exact same step) The light just seems appear on ...
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How do I install pro lighting skies on a mac

I'm trying to install pro lighting skies on my mac but it's not working and the guy who created it said that he definitely created it for both PC and Mac
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Exporting .blend adds an “emissive” value even without emission shader

When I export my object from Blender, it exports with an "emissive" property under materials with a value of [0.8,0.8,0.8]. I cannot for the life of me find how to set this value to 0. When I'm ...
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How to set similiar lighting

I wanted to make this nice scene in Blender And i achieved this Present lighting is HDR, the first one is blured version, second and third are normal pictures I also have 3 sun lamps, one is shining ...
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Editing lighting on the sides of a cylinder

I'm creating a simple jar and lid in Cycles, but the sides of lid have this odd gradient effect I can't seem to get rid of. The highlights are only visible along the upper half of the sides. I'm not ...
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Toon Shader not working in Object Mode (Display correctly in Edit Mode tho)

My toon shading does not display in Object Mode and i can't figure out why. The weird thing is that if i switch to Edit Mode, i can see that my shader is working. It however display correctly in Edit ...
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Add lights to an explosion or an object - Cycles

I was trying to make an explosion in anime style but I do not know how to make it "bright" (sorry my English), I have to work on the nodes of the materials in which way in cycles? I do not know how it ...
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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 ...