Diffuse Environment (Pro/Studio)

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Overview

 

Diffuses an environment map so that when it is reflected off a surface it will create the impression of a diffuse material.

 

 

Diffuse Environment Sample

Left: When reflected off a surface an environment map will usually produce sharp metallic reflections.

Right: The Diffuse Environment node can give an environment map a diffuse appearance.

 

 

 

Inputs

 

This node's only input provides the original environment map that is to be diffused.  The input must be in latitude/longitude format.  The Make Environment node will produce environment maps in this format.

 

 

 

Properties

 

 

Property

Description

Direction

Specifies whether the diffusion occurs in all directions, or whether it is limited to either the horizontal or vertical direction.

Radius

Dictates the amount of diffusion.

 

 

 


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