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09 September 2004, 07:29 AM
I have scene whit HDRI sphere and I have also reflection sphere in same scene. What I want to do is than I want Final Gathering calculate lighting only from HDRI sphere and ignore reflection sphere. How I can do this?

09 September 2004, 08:35 AM
If its a background environment sphere then I'd just render it off seperately as a second pass

09 September 2004, 11:07 AM
you could also turn off primary rays in the render stats for your reflection sphere. I think this will make final gather ignore the image but only calculate the reflections from it in the object. Not 100% on this but for the sake of a button press n quick render its worth a shot :thumbsup:

while yer at it you could turn off secondary rays (reflection/refraction) in your render stats for the hdri ball too. This should stop any of the hdri being reflected in the objects which is often what I end up doing!!

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