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substrukt
05-24-2009, 09:54 PM
I'm looking to render a model into a live action shot. I've been able to recreat the lighting affecting the object and render it with a transparent background. The only thing I can't get to show on my render are the shadows. The shadows only render on the model and not in any transparent area. Has anyone found a solution to this problem?

djx
05-25-2009, 02:46 PM
Have a read about the "useBackground" shader.

If you want something that works a bit better in mentalray, then you should have a look at the "mip_matteshadows" shader.

-- David

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