How to Achieve Photorealism in Blender

Photorealism is something everyone wants to achieve in their day to day renders. There is something I want all of you to know, we are managing the colors all wrong. Today I will tell you how you can Achieve Photorealism in blender in any type of Render you have.

The Process of Achieving Photorealism in Blender

Color Management

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Color Management is a process by which you render out files. Take a Picture, its taken as ones and zeros according to the Computer. Feeding it through a color management system which converts it into RGB or CMYK. Whats the Problem?

The Problem is that Blender uses sRGB which can be found under the scenes tab. Color Management sRGB was used for old Pentium 3/4 monitors. 

How do we Achieve Photorealism in Blender?

What to do to Achieve Photorealism in Blender?

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We need to change the color management system.A guy named Troy S on Instagram experimented with the problem and found out a solution. He wrote a script which I will be attaching. What you need to do is download the Script and extract it.  Where ever your blender is installed. In the folder go to the build number in my case its 2.79. Go into the data files and you will find color management file. Create a restore point first.

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Now, copy and paste the file you downloaded over here. Rename the old file “Colormanagement_oldbackup” and the new file as “color management”.

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How to Achieve Photorealism Now

Open up blender go into the scenes tab. Change Color Management from sRGB to Filmic Log Encoding Base. Rendering now you will see that the image quality is very contrasting. Change the look to Base Contrast.

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Add a few sun lamps and pump it up to 200.  Things will start to fade away as light increases and fill up the room.

Render Settings to Obtain Photorealism in Blender?

My Render is Cycles. My samples are between 300 and 900. I have a few Sun Lamps and a few Emitters. Quality is 250% Jpeg.

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I hoped this Article Helped you satisfy you Rendering Needs if you liked it give it a Thumbs up and a Like and If you want more of These kinds of Articles Tell me in the comments Below.

Download file: filmic-blender-master

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