View Full Version : problems with HDR
02-21-2003, 12:53 AM
Ive been testing out HDR lighting.... but I have ran into a problem. When i render things out there are tons of artifacts... Its like the image is made up of tiny dots or something. I have followed multiple tutorials and have yet to find the answer why this is happening. i thought maybe it was just my file, but no matter what file i load does the same thing. There must be something that im missing.
Thanks in advance
sorry for the small pic....
02-21-2003, 01:30 AM
Check this thread
There was also another one recently regarding the same issue...btu Ic ouldn't find it :(
02-21-2003, 06:08 AM
i think i figured it out... i messed with a few of the settings and got it to come out looking better. i still need to tweak some stuff, cause my reflections and shadows look like crap. any suggestions on how to fix those?
02-21-2003, 06:36 AM
when using HDR, i recommend 'cheating' alot.
for instance, use a very very low res HDR image to light your scene, and another higher res image to use a reflection map. dont use a high res image to light your scene up. furthermore, if you're using HDRShop, be _sure_ to convolute your images so that artifacting is reduced to a minimum.
02-21-2003, 08:07 AM
Fuzzing the image or using a lower rez version helps. You can use non HDR images and still get good results too.
01-14-2006, 12:00 PM
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