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Frederik wrote:
Luvanimation wrote:can u suggest anything please which i can use
Have you tried something from the HDRI Studio IBL package...? :think:

Or try the Redspec TGX package or the HDRI Pack 1 by zbyg...

You can find plenty of good IBL's on the Internet... :)
Go ahead and make a search... ;)
Will do and share the one which worked
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You can also try these HDRs, which were specifically created for chrome-type materials:

http://wwwedu.artcenter.edu/mertzel/sha ... hromFX.zip

Because they are blurred and more abstract the reflections feel a little more natural and they aren't as obvious as the regular type of studio hdr. I used them for mirrored cabinets a while back and they worked well.
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Hieru wrote:You can also try these HDRs, which were specifically created for chrome-type materials:

http://wwwedu.artcenter.edu/mertzel/sha ... hromFX.zip

Because they are blurred and more abstract the reflections feel a little more natural and they aren't as obvious as the regular type of studio hdr. I used them for mirrored cabinets a while back and they worked well.
great will give it a shot
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Luvanimation wrote:
Hieru wrote:You can also try these HDRs, which were specifically created for chrome-type materials:

http://wwwedu.artcenter.edu/mertzel/sha ... hromFX.zip

Because they are blurred and more abstract the reflections feel a little more natural and they aren't as obvious as the regular type of studio hdr. I used them for mirrored cabinets a while back and they worked well.
great will give it a shot
didnt work for jewelry
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Strange that none of those worked. I would have expected similar results to the reflections on the lock in my render.

For the asymmetrical HDRs you do need to play around with rotation until you get the reflections you want.
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Luvanimation wrote:...didnt work for jewelry
:eh: :problem: :think:
It can be the model...
It can be the material you've used...
It can be incorrect use of the IBL's...
It can be a combination of the above...

Can you share your scene...?
If you want us to help you better, you should share the scene or a part of it, enabling us to give it a spin and see if we can make it look more like you want it to... :)
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I do not know if the model is showing a horizontal surface, but seeing the reflection, it is pointing upwards. Probably placing the model vertically would help. IBL studio images work best in a natural position than in top views.
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Rosco wrote:I do not know if the model is showing a horizontal surface, but seeing the reflection, it is pointing upwards. Probably placing the model vertically would help. IBL studio images work best in a natural position than in top views.
Look at the image he shared of his IBL, it has a star shape.

I also think that image is wrong its square??? IBL is 2:1 or at least rectangular.
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The IBL screenshot might simply be a preview thumbnail or something similar. Otherwise the reflections are consistent with the camera being positioned overhead and looking down on the subject...which isn't ideal for most studio HDRs.
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Yes, didnt thought about that :) Indeed looks like top-down shot.
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