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How can I achieve this lighting in blender..?

I am really curious how can I achieve this lighting in blender
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make an object exclude a light source in cycles

I have a spot light behind a treeline image to project the shadows.. but I don't want the spot light to affect the house or anything else.. I saw many posts saying that selective lighting is not ...
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Cycles Render vs Baked Texture… Not Even Close

i don't get this. so here's my object, in 'preview render' mode. you can see it is almost totally washed out with light. YET, when i bake the texture, i always get a muddy middle-toned colour all ...
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Irradiance volume Light leaks

I've got a scene, I am using the Irradiance volume to assist me with lighting but it is causing light leaks at the top corners of the room, I have tried making the walls thicker, I've also tried ...
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Is it possible to use SSAO in Eevee without world lighting?

I'd love to use SSAO in eevee to just add a little depth to my scene, but I've created a studio-esque lighting set up, and as such need to keep the world lighting dark, only lighting my scene with ...
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How can I make a sunset?

Ive been making a warehouse and the lighting is supposed to be like a sunset, but how can i do this and make it look nice?
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Hide Light From One Material But Not From Another Material On a Single Object

I have a single object that has a logo that should be glossy and reflect light. The other material on the object is a matte finish, but still has slight glossiness to it. I would like to show off the ...
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Rotating / positioning lighting

Total noob here, I am searching the whole internet looking for how to rotate a lamp. I see several youtube videos showing it being done and saying "rotate lamp ..." How do you rotate a lamp? I can'...
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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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Object renders without proper shading

just signed up to write this question. So I recently downloaded an .obj file to animate around in Blender. Now in textured view, whenever I move around my lighting, it shades just fine like this: ...
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strange black lines on object when rendered

ive encountered a similar problem to a lot of other people i saw in forums but none of them were the same as mine. the object was made using a cube with a path and array modifier to create the curved ...
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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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White light isn't white

When I open a new blender file, my lamp emission color is a greyish pink, even with the RGB-values all set to 1/1/1. Setting everything back to factory defaults gives me a white "backlight", but still ...
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How do I make something light sensitive?

Say I I’m shining a flashlight (spotlight parented with camera) at something, how do I make that something react a certain way. (Ie. what sensor do I need to use for an object to be able to detect ...
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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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Odd Reflections occurring within my scene

There's been odd reflections within my scene an example of this is shown below: The My goal is to try remove the green tinge/reflection off of certain objects within the scene, the ground is creating ...
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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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Will it be possible to have this type of lightning in Blender?

I am really curious to know that how will I light this scene in Blender it's my dream to make this scene.
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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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Rendering image is just black?

Im making a model of a creature for school and when i render its just black. How can i see my object? Image #1 is what my image should look like when i render it: but this is what im getting when im ...
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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 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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Lighting doesn't affect anything

So i've made a model and assigned materials to it, and I have a sun lamp up. When I render it the lighting doesn't render what so ever. It's like I have none there and it's all ambient. Changing the ...
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Bump map causes strange shading [duplicate]

What is causing this strange shading when adding bump/normal maps? This happens in the viewport and the final render. See image below were the sun transitions into shadow. It should be more smooth. ...
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How to turn normal lights in a video to have more volume

So I saw this video on Aquaman-style Visual Effects, and I kind of understood how that worked. The problem was that the tutorial was made in After Effects, which I do not have access to, so I decided ...
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How to make better looking lights/lightbulbs

Just throwing an emission shader just yields a completely solid light, which i don't want. Throwing a glass-like shader on a bulb made around a light (via emission) basically just shows the light and ...
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Lighting a City

For a while now i have been trying to recreate the picture below, it is a city scene from Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. But i am struggling with the lighting and my project ends up looking very ...
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how to do rays trough stone fissure

Hello guys I want to simulate a morning sun shining trough this stone gap like seen in the pictures below. It would help me extremely when you could explain it rough how i could achieve smth like on ...
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Why Bigger amount of Max bounces took less time on blender 2.80

as I used to to see and get from people using blender a lot of them say that big amount of Max bounces in light paths it makes the rendering slow , but in my last project I was having a problem with ...
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How to remove unwanted refraction (bent-straw illusion) from cycles material?

I am working on a render of Saturn as part of a scale model of the solar system, and have run into a problem with the transparency of the rings. I am using an alpha-mapped png image which seems to ...
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Reflectance on roblox characters

I'm making Roblox GFX, I'm using a spotlight to light up the character to put him onto a backdrop, (I do know how to make the background transparent in case you were going to tell me how to do that) ...
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Incorrect Window Reflection of Lamp Light

In this image, the reflection in the window is completely bizarre. It's as iff the point lamp is behind the lights creating a silhouette. Disabling glossy reflection removes it entirely and ruins the ...
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Lighting errors

Ok, so my question may have an obvious solution that I am not seeing since I am quite new to blender. I was working on a logo project and when I came out of orthographic view the lighting was ...
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in blender game mode after scene changing all the shadows or light dissapeer

When I changed back to previous scene all the color or texture has gone. after changing scene before change scene
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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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More lights = darker object? (see Pictures)

So, I rendered a scene and I was very happy with the lighting, but I wanted more to the image, so I moved things around and added a background object. Now the lighting is totally messed up. No matter ...
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Why is the volume sampling options greyed out?

When I start a new project in Blender I have the option to change the Volume Sampling in the World Settings greyed out (the one that lets you change from Equiangular, Distance, Multiple Importance). ...
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White circle around light in mirror - MI Error?

Hi fellas found out a weird problem rendered below. In the mirror there is a white disc around the lightsource with MI (multiple importance) activated. When turned off everything is fine as could be ...
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Blender, Problems with normal map

I have a plane (w/ texture and normal map) & a sphere (acting as a light source): Here it is w/o the normal map: Here it is w/ normal map: Normal map was created with Materialize by Bounding ...
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Blender 2.80 Cycles light wont render

Download Project - BlenderScene100.blend - Blender 2.80 I was playing around with blender 2.80 when I made the scene above, whenever I render lights just disappear, I can't show you what its supposed ...
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Lighting for the filament of a lightbulb

I want the light of the filament of a lightbulb to cast an orange glow on the objects around it, but I want the actual filament to be a bright white. What can I do? I am not experienced with Blender
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Export as DAE with solid shading

I am exporting a file as .DAE for use in an iOS app. This is mostly working fine, but I am having trouble with the lighting. I want the object to have none of the lighting effects (what you would see ...
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How can I make this light more realistic?

I need to know how to make this lighting more realistic. I'm using three objects for the light, the uppermost object having an emission node turned way up. This obviously does not look realistic.
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Very high contrast in indoor model

I'm new to blender and am trying to create an indoor model. I've emulated fluorescent lighting with some point lights placed inside a glass cylinder. For some reason the contrast in my model is very ...
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Can't get Volumetric Lighting to work

I'm trying out the blender 2.80 for the first time and was trying to get a volumetric lighting in my scene with a light house. I've got the volume scatter shader on my World and set the light strenght ...
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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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Achieving inverse shadows?

When light hits an object, it of course generally bounces away, leaving a dark area on the opposite side—a shadow. What I would like to know is, how would I do the opposite? How would I create a ...
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SFM lighting in blender

So I make thumbnails for youtubers, and one of my clients REALLY likes the look of SFM, I think that SFM is hard to work with and get anything done in. Is there anybody that knows how to make blenders ...
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EEVEE and Cycles render lighting differences

I get different lightning render with the same scene camera setup. Cycles render (both experimental and supported feature set) gets weaker lightning and needs more energy. How can I get the same ...