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    Thanks again RPSchmidt! And to everyone else who...

    Thanks again RPSchmidt! And to everyone else who took part in the chat. This forum is always so helpful!
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    Dropped support a mail and got this response...

    Dropped support a mail and got this response
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    So it seems they are aware of it and its in the pipeline
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    Thanks for taking the time to do the tests...

    Thanks for taking the time to do the tests RPSchmidt.

    I notice your HDRI envirnoment got flipped somehow, so the render wont show quite the same results, but its still helpful to note the huge...
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    Ah yes - I see. If I understand corrcetly, you...

    Ah yes - I see. If I understand corrcetly, you are saying that even with no lights active in the scene, the object should render as if its directly sunlit (specular direct lit) from just the HDRI...
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    umm... now Im completely lost. I dont know what...

    umm... now Im completely lost. I dont know what you mean by that?

    Also, when you say "what seems clear is that Backdrop without an Env light is broken." - Im not sure I understand or agree with...
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    Why would you use the sRGB preset? Surely an...

    Why would you use the sRGB preset? Surely an HDRI should be set to 'default" or "linear"?
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    That results looks very similar to the Blender...

    That results looks very similar to the Blender result - just a lot brighter.

    Its weird though, none of your results seem to 100% match my Raytrace+Backdrop Environment Light version below, which...
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    "Disabling GI makes no difference, how strange."...

    "Disabling GI makes no difference, how strange." - I also noticed that

    Did you notice a big change in the appearance of the Specular Indirect channel? That seems to be the main contributor to the...
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    Thanks again for your help and interest with this...

    Thanks again for your help and interest with this RPSchmidt.

    OK - Ive tried all of that and I get very different looking results with the two methods.

    I think the only way we are going to...
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    Sure thing Here it is again with ISBG sampling...

    Sure thing

    Here it is again with ISBG sampling enabled. When I enable the ISBG sampling box the only thing that changes is the white helmet of the pilot catches a highlight. For some reason the...
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    145940 This screenshot is with GI sample...

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    This screenshot is with GI sample backdrop enabled, and Ive changed the light type to distant and set its value to 0 to make sure its not doing anything. This setup seems to only give me...
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    I dont think so - from what I can tell in my...

    I dont think so - from what I can tell in my screenshots, "sample backdrop" is unchecked and I cant see any MIS option under radiosity (by radiosity Im assuming the Global Illumination tab?).

    To...
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    So here are some screenshots of what I am...

    So here are some screenshots of what I am experiencing.

    Top viewport is the full render, bottom viewport is displaying the specular indirect channel

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    RPSchmidt and Asticles - regarding step D) you...

    RPSchmidt and Asticles - regarding step D) you say "This gives you all the realism you need from the environment". But when I do this and set surface reflection options to "raytrace only" then the...
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    @fishhead - Wow! The despike filter actually...

    @fishhead - Wow! The despike filter actually worked out really well. Its almost sorted out the problem completely and no need for changing the surface reflection type now. I just hope the...
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    Hi Asticles Steps A) through D) is exactly...

    Hi Asticles

    Steps A) through D) is exactly what I have tried. There is definitely a difference in the way the specular indirect channel looks for a conductor - at least on my side there is. ...
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    Thanks for the kind words fishhead! Actually...

    Thanks for the kind words fishhead!

    Actually no! I havnt given despike a try yet. I'll give it a go and see if it can save the day
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    Thanks for the suggestion RPSchmidt - unchecking...

    Thanks for the suggestion RPSchmidt - unchecking glossy reflections option is great for small areas or objects that are far away. Unfortunately with my object (a whole bare metal aircraft) being...
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    Asticles, thats a great video! Thanks - very...

    Asticles, thats a great video! Thanks - very helpful. The raytarace only "cheat" technique outlined in the video is really helpful and works incredibly well in the video example, but Im finding it...
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    "I get to work on a lot of individual aircraft...

    "I get to work on a lot of individual aircraft renders" - That sounds interesting Gungho3D.

    What would that be for? What line of work are you in?
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    Thanks Gungho3D - Ive actually done that exact...

    Thanks Gungho3D - Ive actually done that exact same thing myself for years. And then I try and offset the colour effects of messing with the gamma by playing with the saturation slider. It does...
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    HDRI Exposure Control ?

    Im using some of the free HDRI images from HDRI Haven - if you havnt found them yet, I highly reccomend you do.

    I have the HDRI image set as my backdrop using the Textured Environment function. ...
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    Heres an update - an extract from a scene in the...

    Heres an update - an extract from a scene in the film. All the airborne shots are 3D aircraft: https://youtu.be/1KV-nss1w9w
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    Thanks for the kind words everyone!

    Thanks for the kind words everyone!
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    Aviation VFX done in Lightwave

    I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to work on some exciting jet dogfight VFX for an independent Pakistani film made in 2018.

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    Ive put together a short behind the scenes video...
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