Blender 2.8 Cycles How To Hide Hdri Background But Keep Lighting And Reflections

By CGMatter


To keep the lighting and reflections consistent, we’ll be hiding an hdri background in cycles. The RenderMan standard for creating 3D graphics is called “cycles” which allows us to make this process much easier by making use of their built-in tools as well as our own creativity!

How to rotate an hdri:
How to setup an hdri:
Where to get free cc0 hdri’s:

Step 1:
Have an hdri or any environment setup in the world output surface

Step 2:
Go to the render tab and go to “Film”

Step 3:
Click the transparency checkbox