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How To Set Up Motion Blur

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I have a plane that breaks apart for an explosion. I'm trying to get the pieces to have motion blur but it's not working. I've attached a motion blur tag to my plane and under render settings>effects I turned on motion blur. Is there anything else I need to do to make the exploded pieces blur as they zoom by the camera? Thanks.

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Have you rendered out the animation? You'll only get MB by rendering to the picture viewer not to the viewport.

3DKiwi

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Ok, so you gave the object a motion blur tag, then activated "object motion blur" in the effects window in the render settings, right?

Now just render your animation through a camera (not the editor camera). Here is a quick test I just made with motion blur strength of 100% on the tag, and in the render settings.

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I'm curious, how do you make it so that the render is through the camera, and not my current view?

I guess I'm asking how to use the Camera. smile.gif

Chow

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Edited by SteezKraka

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Thank you. I wasn't aware I had to render it to the picture viewer.

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In the viewport Camera>Scene Cameras>Pick-the-one-you-named

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Ok guys.. I experience a little problem.

I read and did all things needed to have a nice motion blur on my scene but I run into an issue... motion blur does not cooperate with DoF!

As I was watching the render progress in the picture viewer, DoF somehow "cancels" motion blur...

Any clues on what can be done?.. if it can be of course..

thanx in advance

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^ One of the drawbacks of AR I'm afraid, MB and DOF don't play together.

Cheers

Karl

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mmm... cannot say that I am happy about that but...

anyway really appreciate for the fast reply

Edited by elfspell

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I don't know if this will work properly... you can try to - 1st render animation with the MB and then render a DOF sequence in tiff and then use after effects to create the DOF with compound blur.

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hmm... sounds a tempting idea to try..

again I thank :)

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You can also render your vector pass and use that in AE for motion blur.

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C4D motion blur has been kinda meh in my experience. Why not just add ReelSmart Motion Blur in AE?

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