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Point light appearance in reflection

Been using a ppoint light to give light to some candles. But how do I get them to appear better/nicer in the window reflection in cycles? It´s just a yellow blob as you can see...
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Area light rectangle can be seen in window reflection - cycles

I have little problem. My light source (area light) can be seen in window reflection Is there any fix for it. I want to keep light, reflections and everything but without that ugly thing in window
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“Quick Fluid” is reflecting an old (not current) HDRI

The environment texture with a tree (shown in reflection) was not the world texture set when I created the "Quick Fluid" it was the stars. I can't work out, how this old texture is being ...
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Unable to render high definition image

I am new to Blender and I am learning to render images in cycles. Someone told me that higher sample amount will increase the quality of the render, but still, after 1600 samples, my rendered images ...
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Eevee: Light sources appear as bright orbs in reflections

Whenever a light source is directly seen in a reflection, it gets rendered as a bright white orb. This happens with both Point and Spot and Area lamps, sun lights seem to be the only ones not affected....
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Adding mirror reflection on the picture frame that can see the content inside and the reflection of the environment

i want to add a reflection mirror on the black frame that can see the content in the pink plane and the reflection of the environment. is there any way . thank you
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EEVE: see metal through glass

I'm having troubles to display metal through glass in EEVE: Here are the two options I found: Option 1: put Reflection Cubemap probe (supposed to have higher quality). The problem is that metal is ...
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EEVE: material preview displays nicely gloossy with default world, but fails with scene world (screen space breaks everything)

When I display my glossy objet with viewport shading in the default world, the result is quite nice (works also with scene lights): However, if I use my scene world (which is basically the final ...
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what is this floor reflective shading texture? [duplicate]

what is ths reflective, glossy, smooth white texture? Kindly help me answer steps to create this white reflective texture
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Planetshine in Blender

I am trying to create a simulation of planetshine in Blender. Basically, can we create a simulation of a planet that's reflecting sunlight onto its moon? I am doing this with the Earth and the moon. I ...
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Is there a way to remove an objects reflection in eevee render?

I'm using blender 2.92, is there a way to remove an object's reflection in eevee render? As you can see, the WINDOW of my model is color white, however I don't want it to reflect its color to the ...
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Face reflect problem with perfume bottle

I try to make a perfume bottle. I did check every vertex from top and side perspective, everything was lined up straight in its place. Why the light reflects still come out like this?
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How to make a bubble that doesn't reflect the inside

I've created a bubble and inside of it, I have a little character. The thing is that the bubble naturally reflects what's on the inside as well, so when you see the final render, you can see the mouth,...
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Help me to fix reflection problem

My helmet reflection is distorted when I move a bone head. I don't know how to solve is https://drive.google.com/file/d/1n41ku7dmLktpH3lJzI8Bnjf__MsHi-nB/view?usp=sharing
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Why is my model reflecting light like this?

I was doing simple model but when i extruded some parts they started to reflect light very strangely. Any ideas why?
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Noise showing up in the reflection of a plane

Is there anyway to easily remove this noise showing up in Cycles in the reflection of the plane? You can see it happening on the glass bottles right around where the "s" and "p" ...
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transmissive object in reflection

I have a transmissive object (a curtain), which is not transmissive when seen in a reflective object (a mirror). The curtain is a BDSF with transmission = 1 and some roughness. The mirror is a BDSF ...
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soft light reflections

I'm trying to get this soft light reflections like in this reference photo on my 3D model, and I don't know how. How can I achieve this. By this I mean, for example look at bowling ball it's has this ...
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Reflection Calculation wrong?

I am trying to recreate the reflection calculation performed in Blender when an object reflects a Equirectangular Environment Texture, but instead of using the camera feeding in an arbitary normal ...
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Emission Rougness Reflection Eevee

I am wondering why does my object with some emissive + transparent material doesnt show up in reflection of the floor (see bellow) but it shows only at the object behind.
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How to use a 2D video to make a skybox and reflect it in a mirror object

I have a 2D video (nothing special, just view from ground) of a sky with clouds passing by. I want to use it and have it reflected on the surface of a complicated curved mirror-like 3D object in my ...
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Can't get simple uneven reflection map working

I cant manage to get the reflection work as shown in the reference pictures, I've tried to use everything i could find, bump, normal, clearcoat... clearcoat won't work bc the surface is very even ...
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Baked and applied normals reflect light at an angle

I hooked Alpha to the object to remove the displacement effect so you can see clearly. I use planes to create shaders and bake the diffuse and normals to separate ...
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Poor metallic reflections

I don't know whether this metallic reflection is correct. It seems that the glasses reflection on the table gets incorrectly broadened out to a fixed distance, rather than a smooth falloff. Here the ...
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My reflection doesn't show up when I save the final rendered image

I have been trying a lot to save the reflection when I save my final render but for some reason I can't save the reflection in the final image... When I render the scene, the final image is OK, but ...
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Cycles reflective materials not rendering transparency correctly

A reflective material in Cycles will reflect the world color even if the world color has an alpha of 0. If the world has a transparent material, the reflective material will show black pixels instead ...
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Eevee glass shader transparent only at certain angles?

So I made windows for my building in an Eevee scene, but at certain angles, it doesn't show what is on the other side and instead shows a reflection of what's below my building. I am using the ...
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Reflections visible in Vieweport but Flat/Barely noticeable in final render

I'm having trouble rendering this scene I've made from Grant Abbitt's steampunk goggles tutorial. The thing is when I'm looking through the Viewport I can clearly see reflections from the material, ...
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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