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Old 01-02-2011, 06:48 PM   #1
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How do you use this sort of HDRI as environment? its spherical and has black edges,
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You could use it like that but it wont be as effective. Download HDR shop and use the panorama setting to unwrap it.

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hi Jay , you are right, I tried but its not effective, but I got some HDRI images in this shape ( not Panorama) I wonder how I could use them?
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He did answer. Download the program "HDRI Shop". It will give you options to change it.
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Dubai3d, mmm read my post again

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thanks guy , I got it, HDRI Shop and photoshop can turn it to panorama, but i do not know if the quality of the image gets change as well or not, same if the image effective or not, but I read somewhere(I can remember) that i need to play with UV's in sphere, I'll do some more research .
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