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Blender 3D Basics by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action — verifying the Camera View

It's time to take a look at the Camera View and compare it with what the camera renders. Do you notice any differences?

  1. Press the F12 key to render the scene so you can see it.
  2. Press the Esc key to close the rendering window.
  3. Press the F11 key to see the previously rendered view.
  4. Press the Esc key again.
  5. Alternate pressing the F11 and the Esc keys and make sure that the Camera View is the same as the rendered scene. Do you notice any difference?

What just happened?

Just to be sure, after pressing the 0 key, you tried doing a test render to compare what is rendered in the camera with the Camera View. Of course they looked the same. But you also discovered that if you want to see a previously rendered image, ...

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