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  1. Background Layer Controls (position, rotate, scale)

    Currently the background image is simply projected as is with some basic controls for choosing between scale modes (crop, fit, or scale). Controls would allow you to position, rotate, and scale the background image freely in relation to the camera.

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      under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 360 background image

      I would like to be able to use a 360 still or video with Dimension so that when I rotate the view the background rotates in relation to the objects in the center.

      18 votes
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        under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Align Objects in 3D

        While creating 3D sculptures, I would love the option to align the different shapes (centered/External sides...) based on space or between objects.

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        • align to face

          Allow the user to align the camera straight with face. Clicking the "Align to Face" icon and seleting a a straight face within the model space will align the camera view straight on with the face. This could be useful for applying materials, meshes and images such as logos should they become available.

          14 votes
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          • Snap Objects Together

            Snap Objects together by seecting the two faces you want to touch (snap to surface, snapy to edge, snapt to center etc)

            13 votes
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            • Preset Camera Views

              Snap to views: front, side back, bottom.

              Allow to choose object relative to snap view too as well.

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              • Manually create horizon line

                Not all photographs have the obvious horizon line that you use in your tutorials. However, as the photographer sometimes you know where it is. It would be great if you could manually insert a horizon line where you know that it is and have it use that. i.e. just draw a horizon line on the photograph that you have used.

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                • Use Rulers

                  Can we get rulers?

                  10 votes
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                  • Reflect/Mirror/Flip 3d Object

                    I need ability to duplicate and relection 3d element. Right now if we duplicate 3d stuff on the left and want it the same look and position on the right - reflected look. It is impossible to get the look using rotation orbit.

                    10 votes
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                    • Step and Repeat (Clone/Array)

                      It would be very usefull if designers could "step and repeat" objects in 3 dimensions to create a "store" visualisation effect. Important issue is that only one object can be modified. If the "master" object is changed, all objects in the "step and repeat" group should be automatically updated.

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                      • Orthographic Projection

                        Orthographic projection for camera in the camera properties

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                          under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Place Objects on Background Walls/Planes

                          It would be awesome to have an option to delve deeper into the raster background image—say of an office or room—by being able to place models on the wall with the shadows/lighting interacting as it would hanging/leaning there.

                          7 votes
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                          • Background Artificial Sky & Cloud Controls

                            In many cases it is easy to find a good exterior photo to use as a background. However finding photos with perfect sky is problematic. If you could add composting controls for sky and clouds it would make the compostition interactive.

                            6 votes
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                            • Adding Another Horizon/Grid

                              The ability to add a new level/horizon/layer of grid, for example to lay objects out as if on a set of shelves, would be a great help, please

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                                under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Show HDRI IBL in Background

                                When you apply a spherical HDRI image to the background, there should be an option to unfreeze the image so when you orbit, the background changes with it.

                                additionally, if an HDRI is chosen, it would be handy to have sliders in the options bar that allow you to change the image rotation, and scale. See attached concept

                                6 votes
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                                • Add Image to 3D Scene

                                  I love that this is built for designers with image backgrounds, but as a photographer this could be huge for compositing. So basically I need the reverse. I need to be able to take a masked layer (say a masked out runner) and throw them into this scene and have refraction (glass) or what not to interact with the masked layer of the runner. so the ability to bring masked layers of photos into the scene to render out with objects is what I'd love to have! I currently have to do this in C4D

                                  6 votes
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                                    under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Separate Camera Objects

                                    Having the camera as a 3D object in the scene

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                                    • Pivoting

                                      Can we can we add additional pivot points? Like bottom left, top right, etc.?

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Universal tool for combined navigation

                                        It would be better for the navigation to be like most 3D applications, where you have a universal tool to be able to zoom, rotate and change direction with the combination of keyboard button. It is really annoying to keep on selecting different tools to navigate. This should be rather easier than this.

                                        5 votes
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                                        • Lock Render Preview to Bookmarked Camera

                                          It would be helpful to lock the Render Preview to a bookmarked camera.

                                          Placing objects can require constant movement around the scene and it's currently a little awkward jumping back to the bookmarked camera to check the composition, then re-positioning the camera back where you need it to edit objects.

                                          Having the render preview set to your desired export view would eliminate this, leaving you free to move around the scene and make edits, with one on eye on the final composition the whole time.

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