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How to get reflections from skybox?


I have set up a scene with a HDR cubemap as a skybox. I have added a Sphere Reflection Capture to the scene but my materials still wont show any reflections of the sky. I tried adding a skylight to the scene which seems to work but it makes my indoor envrionment way to bright. It seems to affect all shadows which makes rooms which are supposed to be dark look weird. What am I doing wrong?

Thanks in advance //Alex


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asked Jun 15 '15 at 03:12 PM in Rendering

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If you set Roughness to 0 and Metallic to 1, you get chrome reflection. Base color adjust color and level of reflection.

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answered Jun 15 '15 at 03:38 PM

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Thanks for your answear, check my edit I have tried to explain my problem further.

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