02 February 2005, 01:21 AM
I'm not sure what you want exactly, but if I've understood you correctly:
In the render globals window, look for Maya Software (tab) > Render Layer/Pass Control, check "Enable Render Layers" and "Enable Render Layer Passes".
Set everything below to off (except "Shadow" of course).
In the Common tab set your output format and your frame number.
Start a batch render (F5, Render > Batch Render).
That will give you a single frame shadow pass. The F1-key (online help) will provide more information on rendering passes.
02 February 2005, 08:36 PM
Or use background shader to catch your shadow if u need them separately for certain object....
Use docs for more info...
02 February 2006, 09:00 PM
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