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Old 06-26-2013, 01:09 AM   #1
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Double shadow, just one light?

Hi, a small simple question: I am trying to render just a shadow to composite it somewhere else using a background shader. I have just one directional light, casting a diagonal shadow, however, it is rendering as well a pararel shadow (as if I had a second light in there, which I dont) could someone give me a clue of what am I doing wrong?
Old 06-27-2013, 12:36 AM   #2
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Can you post us a sample render? It's difficult to visualize your issue, maybe an image would help?
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:44 AM   #3
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Hi there,
Ive just realised what it was. The shader had a small reflection, which looked like a second shadow on the alpha channel. Thanks anyways!
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