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Shrinking hdri / unshrinking world
show user profile  herfst1
Hey, sounds like a dumb question (to me, at least) but say you have an hdri that appears roughly 10 times too magnified for your scene, how would you fix this?

I checked the vrayhdri material settings and didn't see any options (which makes sense, I suppose).

I tried scaling my model 10,000 percent (roughly), didn't make any difference.

I tried playing with the camera zoom, but didn't get anything close to what I'm after.


I can, of course, choose a different hdri but I would prefer to find out how to fix this. Cheers in advance.
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7/27/2015 6:24:13 PM (last edit: 7/27/2015 6:24:13 PM)
show user profile  Nik Clark
Scaling and zooming makes no difference to an HDRI (obviously). Can you change the camera's FOV?

Can we see the HDRI file?




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7/27/2015 7:20:06 PM (last edit: 7/27/2015 7:20:06 PM)
show user profile  herfst1
Shame, I came to the same conclusion, was just hoping/wondering whether there was an easy solution.

The HDRI in question came from the link digs posted http://www.episcura.com.
It wasn't a perfect background but I've had this problem before and was hoping for more control.

Thanks for the confirmation that it's not just me being dumb.
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7/27/2015 7:37:10 PM (last edit: 7/27/2015 7:37:27 PM)
show user profile  FX
Can't you manipulate the HDRI in PS to be closer to what you want ?


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7/27/2015 7:56:34 PM (last edit: 7/27/2015 7:56:34 PM)
show user profile  herfst1
Yes, but I am rendering an animation, would be a pain in the arse to sync. It's not really a big deal, been downloading other hdri's, on will work. And worst case scenario, only use it for lighting and reflections, screw the background.
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7/27/2015 8:27:19 PM (last edit: 7/27/2015 8:27:19 PM)
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