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Different Smooth Shading in Edit vs. Object Mode

I've modeled this phone and wondered why the shading looks right in edit mode and wrong in object/rendered Mode. (Top ist Object Mode/Bottom is Edit Mode). I'm using eevee and the Boolean Modifiers ...
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How do I render a GlossInd pass without all the extra planes on which the gloss actually is?

I am trying my hand at VFX/CGI so I need to use blender to render objects to composite into live-action footage in After Effects. This requires me to separate passes and render shadows and gloss etc. ...
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2.8 eevee render collections separately but with reflections, and render preview

Hi, how do i render the background and the objects separately in 2.8 eevee while keeping the reflections and transparency? I want to render the objects in the front and the background separately so ...
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Blender 2.8 My soil shader looks too glossy

I'm trying to do a soil material using the following textures: https://texturehaven.com/tex/?t=coral_ground_02 I applied a 'displaced' modifier and built the shader nodes but my surface looks too ...
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How to disable env HDR reflection only for one object?

I have scene with 2 objects, 1 light and background HDR. For object 1 i need light reflection and background reflection. For object 2 i need only light reflection without background. Is any simple ...
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My model is not reflecting any light / looks dark

I was wondering if you could help me out... in the image I have 2 objs, the only difference between the two is that the one on the right is fully unwrapped while the one on the left is the default ...
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Why don't I see light reflected off a mirror in Cycles?

I want to render mirror balls. In the real world you would hit each mirror ball with a spot light. To test if this would work in Cycles, I made a mirror ball and hit it with two spot lights (shown ...
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reflect light beam of disco ball EEVEE

I'm trying to make, what should think to be an easy job for blender, a disco mirror ball. And I want to have the beam of a spotlight reflect in to tiny beams of the ball...as it does in real life. I ...
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Exclude object from EEVEE Cubemap probe effect

Hi is there any way to prevent an object from reflecting a probe in EEVEE? In cycles the reflection looks like this: However when using a probe in eevee the black glossy top part (a different object)...
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How to hide mesh but keep reflections from surface

Is there a way to hide objects but keep reflections from their surface? I want create lighting overlays to use it with blend modes. This is example of what i'm trying to achieve This is my scene. I ...
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composing cycles reflection

I understand that this question has been raised many times, but nowhere can I find an answer, how can I get a reflection of the glow on a transparent floor in composing? sorry if that .... ( in B- 2....
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Reflection plane causes artifacts near a wall

I follow a tutorial and use Eevee. On the floor I have a normal map and a reflection plan. In the corners you can see these ugly reflections. How can I get rid of them?
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Reducing internal reflection in rain drops

I'm trying to render a scene of a field through a rainy window. The image of the field is on a plane behind a mesh of raindrops (made with a glass BSDF shader), and I've also added an environment ...
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Point lights, not reflecting on ocean?

I have an ocean at night and would like to put lights shining across the waves or on them etc, but all lights work fine except the "point" lights that I am trying to use. Why would only point lights ...
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How can I avoid wrong & dark edges in reflective ground to the walls

How you can see on the picture, I've got dark edges between the walls and the reflective ground. How can I avoid it? The ground and the walls are part of the same geometry, the verts are connected and ...
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Problem - dark Border around Render Frame with Eevee Reflection Plane

I'm just testing Eevee and got a strange border in the reflection on the ground. The ground has an easy shader wich is very glossy. In the viewport all is corect but if I render it, I got this ...
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Weird reflection in final render

I've been going through the blender guru's 2.8 neon tutorial, and the result was looking alright, but in the final render a weird reflection appeared. My brick texture is nonreflective, but this ...
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Save irradiance and reflectance map in Blender

Is it possible to save the irradiance and reflectance map of image seen in camera view? Irradiance map as in the strength of light incident on a pixel and the light reflectance map as in the ...
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I`m having trouble with window reflection showing a world background. How do i remove it?

I have created a window in my project, and it's working fine, but in the reflection and when I look from the inside, through the window, a "world" is shown that I only see in the reflection and when I ...
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Emissive particles don't show up in reflections

I set up a plane, that emmits particles, that emmit orange light. I made another object, that has a metallic 0 material. I want the particles to reflect in the shiny object, but they don't. Does ...
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Gloss, reflection and normal maps not exported in gltf2.0

I used the new gltf 2.0 exporter available in blender 2.8 to export a model with three separate elements two of which has gloss, reflection, and normal maps attached to it via principle bsdf one model ...
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manipulate light reflection

my problem is that I want disable one of (in my exaple) two light reflection for one object, but the same lights should reflect on other objects. So in my example, I want that the red emission plane ...
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Bake reflections to inside of cockpit canopy

Bit lost with this. Im trying to create and bake cockpit reflections onto the inside of the perspex canopy of my aircraft model. This is with Eevee and Cycles render. I have 2 problems: the ...
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Problem with depth of field in specular reflection

The reflection is not correct in the bottom. As you can see everything around it is blurred, except for the reflection of the railing. How do I fix this? I'm using 2.8 and cycles for rendering.
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Rendering only reflections

Using Look Dev and ‘Viewport Render Image’, I need to render Object X on which are seen the reflections of Object Y, but without rendering Object Y. How can I do that with Blender 2.8? Thank you for ...
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Black mesh faces appearing on gloss reflective surfaces

Parts of my objects turn black when rendering in cycles. I've tried cleaning up the mesh and deleting unneeded faces, this works. but black faces of the mesh are still visible in reflections of ...
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How do i make my glasses look realistic?

I've been stuck for quite a while, it just looks wrong you can surely tell, if some1 could help me i would appriciate it, srry if i do or say smomething wrong, I don'w know exactly how this forum ...
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Problem with glass shader work-around: Redundant reflection image

It was found that the standard Glass shader and Principled BDSF shader of Blender has the drawback of making objects behind the glass material appeared too dark. Some people has devised work-around ...
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2.8 Glass not reflecting in mirror?

I'm new to Blender and modeled a glass lantern and mirror. For some reason, my glass is not reflecting in the mirror and the reflections in the mirror are lower in resolution. The glass lantern and ...
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Is it possible to change reflection direction?

Completely new Blender user here. I'm part of a work training program and am just beginning to learn how to use Blender. As a personal goal I am trying to cobble together a Companion Cube from Portal ...
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Problem with reflections using same material

I'm new to blender and decided to start with an architectural visualization of a house. All seemed well, but now I have a problem with materials that I can't figure out. All the floor has the same ...
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Water Material Not Working the Same in Eevee as it Does in Cycles

I am working on a scene where the water needs to be somewhat transparent and reflective (like water generally is). It looks great in Cycles, but when I switch to Eevee, it does not look the same or ...
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How to hide lamp reflection in EEVEE

Lamps show up in reflections regardless of what object they are contained in. This is 100% inaccurate. To demonstrate this more clearly, I gave the triptych wall painting a mirror surface. You can see ...
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Remove reflection of stock image

Trying to texture an eye in Blender 2.8, but when I apply the glass node I get a reflection of the scenic countryside. Help.
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How to get Eevee to render reflections of objects in other objects at a resolution over 1920x1080 at a percent roughly over 230%

It seems that none of my objects' reflections render when the Eevee render resolution is above 1920x1080 ~237%. The percent at which reflections stop working seems to vary every time I relaunch ...
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Why am I getting inconsistencies with reflection planes in eevee?

(in Eevee) For some reason, I can't get the same reflection properties across different projects. The plates and handles in the attached picture are the exact same material and I have applied the ...
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Limit Reflection to only very bright sources in blender (Evee Render Only)

I am making a render of lounge , right now its empty I have added & then removed a sofa from it due to weird reflection from the floor surface as you can see the floor is reflecting the Windows &...
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HDRI Reflection not showing in render [duplicate]

this most likely has a very simple answer but i can't find the answer anywhere online. I'm trying to get the reflection from the standard blender hdri on an object. It shows it perfectly in Look Dev ...
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Reflected light did not appear

Testing some settings in cylces, tried to set up the same scene in blender, and a different modelling program with different rendering engine. Cylces did the job well, but cannot achive the yellowish ...
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How can i render the reflections i see in the Look Dev viewport in Blender 2.8

i'm finding blender 2.8 confusing and i'm relatively new to blender in general anyway. While looking at my model in the Look Dev view port i can see reflections. However, when i render my scene in ...
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Why do the two identical sides of this model reflect light differently?

I've modeled a alien coin, and I added some animation to it. The result has shown me that one side (The one it flips to) reflects light in a much nicer way way than the other side (The one it starts ...
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Eevee renders reflected lights with wrong z-buffer

I have noticed that Eevee reflected lights (in my case are visible areas) appear ahead other objects which are closer to the reflecting surface. This is one example is this a bug or there is ...
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Weird reflection in glossy material when camera is in front of the object

I noticed this problem also through glass. When my camera is looking in front of the object, I see a dark circle in the reflection. It only happen with metal or glass material. I think it comes from ...
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Blurry edges of the reflection

I have followed a tutorial Blender - 80's Style Sunset Animation loop in Eevee (Blender 2.8) and I can't achieve the same effect as the author demonstrates. The difference is with edges of the ...
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Blender eevee reflective sphere not working on inside?

Ok ive watched https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=8&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwivzajlwrXjAhWXr54KHWCWATEQwqsBMAd6BAgJEAo&url=https%3A%2F%...