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Why is the HDRI reflection different and how do I control it?

My objects have the same scale, but a different reflection area. Even though the mesh is of similar size, the reflected area is different, so the result is different. I want to adjust the area ...
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After following Guru's tutorial, the reflections and shadows look weird in the render view

I finished the part where you make the coffee cup, the plate, all glass, then add a liquid, etc Now I was supposed to move onto where I turn that liquid into coffee and such But I noticed weird ...
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Glass shader. How can I get rid of the reflection in the glass?

I have two planes with a glass shader one after another, and the object is reflected in the glass, how can I get rid of the reflection in the glass? https://disk.yandex.kz/i/5t71DmYOupy7jQ
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Architectural Window Glass - White or Black circle in IOR Reflection

I have modelled a window using a glass that has thickness (about 10mm). Normals face the correct way. I have researched glass shaders to make sure light passes throught the material and also keeps ...
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Let reflections and shadows continue over edges

I've been trying to get this to work for a few days, but I can't seem to find out how. I want to have an object with two colours (materials) reflect light seamlessly. These objects are generated ...
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How to make a mesh look like glass

I want to make a cube look like made out of glass. I know how to give it transparency but I don't know how to make it reflect light like glass in real life do (Blender version 2.9)
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Curved glass reflections in Glass material

Why is Glass material displayed fine on one object, but material with exactly the same settings shows some kind of nonsense on another? For example, glass of car. The one shown above has transparent ...
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Make shadows visible only in reflections

I want to make the shadows of a mesh only show up in the reflection of another mesh. Invisible to the camera. Imagine a ghost that appears only on mirrors. His shadow would only be visible in the ...
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Why does my M1 MacBook Pro render scenes differently than my 2016 MacBook Pro?

As the title suggests I'm experiencing an issue where Blender renders frames in Eevee differently from one machine to another. I have two laptops, a 2016 MacBook Pro that I generally use to create ...
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Reflection of world lighting in glass

I am using a glass shader on some tile material, and a background shader for the world lighting in a scene. I am able to see the sphere that I believe is the world lighting source reflected in the ...
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How to make tiles with mirroring/gloss effect?

I am trying something that should be trivial, without success. I've done a search and found a similar question, but I don't want to change the shader, I want to keep it simple and I think that what I ...
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How to create black color in Eevee without any reflections?

I try to make a a scence where I want an object not to be affected by any lighting, reflections etc... Here is the picture and the black planet should not contain anything but black. I would be so ...
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is it possible to make light not follow object geometry?

I made a character that has abnormal eyes shape, and set a principled BSDF material for the lights to reflect a round white dot over it. But in some corners the light gets distorted due to the ...
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Why don't my objects reflect in the base plane? [duplicate]

I'm clearly missing something basic, and no doubt terribly simple. I've seen videos and tutorials on constructing reflective objects, and kind of even understand them (and I'm at least sure I'm ...
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Weird reflection on glass from specific angle

I am having a really hard time finding what could be wrong here. I need to have a basic transparent glass, with some light reflections but still transparent. Just how the glass is in the real world. ...
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How do I fix pixelated fluid?

I'm making a water sim and I noticed when I rendered a frame that some of the water reflected the light weirdly, like a square or polygon. The fluid closest to the camera also looks square-ish. How ...
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Unwanted reflections when rendering

I'm pretty new to blender and especially new to working with materials and lighting as I have done rendering in other programs previously. My problem is the reflections from the objects under the ...
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Reflection “ghost” when using EEVEE Reflection Plane

I'm trying to set up a nice looking partially reflecting glass plane in EEVEE. To test this, I just used a solidified plane, two Suzannes and a reflection plane. What bothers me is the fact that the ...
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How to turn off reflections on glass

My scene has about 4 point lights which makes it reflect on the glass with white spots, you can see it in the picture. how do i fix it Here is my lighting I tried turning off glossy option in ray ...
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How to remove glossy reflections from enviroment texture on the floor only

I am using Blender 2.90.1 and I can’t find any simple tutorial how to remove glossy reflections from enviroment texture just from one object. Is it possible make that, without rendering more layers ...
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How to make partial glossy material without roughness?

I want to make a background material like the photo below for a logo. I tried many different techniques but, none worked for me. It's like tinted glossy plastic. It is like it is having reflection of ...
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How To Get Reflections On A Smooth Surface?

I have downloaded a blend file from the internet. In that, on a smooth surface, a house image is reflected. but no house is in the environment. How to do this? See this image: Click to enlarge
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Glossy Atoms using cycles

I'm new to blender and would like to reproduce the following image: I'm currently trying to use "cycles" in blender 2.83 and was wondering which combination of "surface", "...
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3D animated glass object in video -> how to add reflection

I have a question regarding reflection. I took a video from me holding a wooden plate and I want to create an aquarium filled with water on it. I created the aquarium and the water and everything is ...
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Hide an object from reflecting in the ocean modifier [duplicate]

I'm new to Blender and just following a tutorial. I wanted to put a bit of my own stamp on it and got this grid set up at the top to give it an 80s vibe: But its making a mess of my ocean. I want to ...
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Shader for reflective black plastic surface

After some research on how to model reflective plastic surfaces best I established this as my surface: which I found in an older thread here: (https://blenderartists.org/t/cycles-glossy-plastic-...
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Does fresnel node corresponds to fresnel-equations?

In principle BSDF manual,specular is set to ((ior-1)/(ior+1))^2/0.08 to get realistic result.So does this imply that reflection amount (percentage of incident light) is only determined by ior and ...
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Texturing problem on cylinder

I had to delete a section of this piping and re-build it by bridging the vertices together and filling in the edges as faces. Then when I turned it onto 'rendered view' I noticed that the metal ...
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Weird reflections on glass bottle render with cycles

If you look at this PNG you notice this "reflection" near the bottom of this bottle. Why is that so hard? Where does it come from? from the bottle itself? I rendered it a couple of times, I ...
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How to Achieve a Strong Metallic Reflection Presence on a Scattered Material?

I am building a model which a piece of black paper is stamped with a reflective silver foil. This is being built in Blender 2.83, using cycles render. I have tried my best to set up a material for ...
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How to render ground reflections without rendering the ground?

I'd like to create a product shot like the following images for a client: I'm relatively new to Blender, I don't know that much about render passes. What I would like to do is render the bottle, with ...
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Material at Viewport Shading some lines seem to appear

I have a problem with my material at Viewport Shading, some lines seem to appear. How can i fix this?
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Reflection color (Blender 2.8)

Where do I find the Blender 2.8x equivalent of the "Mirror reflection color" found in 2.7x (as in picture)?
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My HDRI reflection isnt showing up in the render, blender 2.9

im sure theres something stupid that im missing like in my nodes, i already saw a post on here about this but the answer didnt help me
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removing reflection in plastic for final rendering

My boss wants it completely free of all reflections. I can get them off the top piece and I removed it to work on the power supply and the ethernet box. It is the reflections in the glass I need to ...
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Modify Reflection Color in EEVEE

I'm currently working on a scene with screen space reflections (using light probes) in EEVEE. I would love to change the color of the reflection only (specifically to black&white but ideally with ...
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How to make an object not receive light from world?

I have a project of a character laying on a plane and the world is full of stars. Problem is the colors of the world are reflecting on the character whereas i want him to be free from all reflections. ...
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Is there a way to make different HDRIs be reflected on specific objects in the same render?

I know how to make all reflections be one HDRI while everything else is a different HDRI, but how could I have one HDRI affect one object's reflection, while another HDRI affects a different object's ...
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Why does my bathroom mirror distort so much?

I am trying to make the mirror in this bathroom scene extracted from a video game have proper full reflections, but I can't for the life of me figure what settings to use in the shader. I've tried the ...
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Cannot Get Transparent Object to show up in reflections

I am not sure if this is a limitation in Evee or a setting I am missing. I am using Blender 2.9.0 on Mac OS X Catalina. Making a scene (I know, my mom told me not to make a scene) and want to have a ...
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Is There A Way To Make Reflections Act Similar To Cycles In EEVEE?

I have a low-poly glossy character in my scene, and when I render with cycles, each face is sliced into reflective triangles which looks very good. But, when I try to render the scene in eevee, the ...
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How do I render only the background and the reflections in the plane but not render the actual car? [duplicate]

I am trying to render only the background and the reflections of the car and I don't know how. In the outliner tab layer 1 is the car, layer 2 is the background, and the rest of the layers are various ...
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Can I exclude specific reflections using Eevee?

I made a scene of a tentacle in a body of water. The tentacle is driving a dynamic paint simulation on a plane. The body of water is split into 2 planes. one smaller one with the simulation applied an ...
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Weird spiky shadows around the edges of my walls

I am new to blender and was trying to model an interior of a room. I used an Irradiance volume around the entire house and an environmental lighting. In the render properties, I have enabled ambient ...
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How to Hide light sources in mirror Blender Eevee

how can I hide mirror light sources.
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More pixels rendered, worse screen space reflection result. [EEVEE]

Hello everyone, I'm having this problem: The more pixels being render, the worse screen space reflection outcome, also in contradict, the less pixels being render, the better the reflection. It's ...
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Object behind transparent wavy foil/glass has dark spots

This is a similar question to How to illuminate the darkness inside glass objects in Cycles? however, the answers there didn't solve my problem. I have an object that is wrapped in an uneven thin foil ...
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How to remove light bounce / reflection from objects?

Hi there. I'm creating a scene with many images tacked up onto the wall. I use 'Images as Plane' to import these images and add a solidify modifier to give it some thickness. It is rendered on cycles. ...
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How to get more caustics

i was following Blender gurus most recent tutorial , and was working on a glass plane which had the following node setup This is exactly what blender guru had shown in the video and is showing ...
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Reflection shifts when trying to make a normal map stronger (cycles)

How to avoid it? I cant apply the normal map correctly [