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09-20-2008, 11:39 AM
i have Vue 6 XStream for Mac. 2 days i am trying to make a compositing with this picture.http://www.kreativmedia.de/street.jpg
I tried to make a shadowcaster. The shadows from the palm trees must be on the street in the scene. I cant found a solution in vue to do that. Can anybody tell me please how can i do that? or is there another solution?

Thank you!

09-21-2008, 08:57 AM
Mayby you could save the render to psd format with several layers and isolate the shadows that way. Than compositing in Photoshop with the street background image.

09-21-2008, 08:01 PM
thank you. i know the psd solution. in my scene is the grey plane. i made the plane, because without the plane, there are no shadows. when i render that out, the plane is always in the scene and in the psd file.


09-22-2008, 12:10 AM
I just tried it out and it works. You have to render seperate layers and use object masks to isolate the trees from the plane. The shadows are on a seperate layer. Now composite the shadows and the isolated trees ontop of your street image.

I did a quick and dirty render.


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