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Old 02-13-2013, 08:01 AM   #1
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Hdri rendering and shadow catcher problem

Hi to all...
Its my first post here so i wish a happy new year to all.

I recently tried to make my first 3d model with a 2d background rendering using the mached HDRI image for a light source. (lightwave 3d)

The main problem is that the polygon that i use to catch the shadow under the 3d model takes color from the HDRI img and i can't match it to the background img by changing luminosity and difuse.

I olso tried to play with gamma on hdri ans backgroun images and still no good results.
Any help would be much appreciated.
Old 02-24-2013, 02:12 AM   #2
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Can't you turn off "receive Final Gather" under the render stats of the ground plane?
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