how do you make shadows darker without decreasing light

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Old 06 June 2011   #1
how do you make shadows darker without decreasing light

I know it sounds like a stupid question its just the shadows don't quite look dark enough for the scene
Old 06 June 2011   #2
You could try using ambient occlusion.
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Old 06 June 2011   #3
I would try rendering a different pass for the shadows and then I'd tweak them in post.
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Old 06 June 2011   #4
thanks guys
Old 06 June 2011   #5
pick the light causing the shadow
shadow color
enter value in the minus for the "v" section
Old 06 June 2011   #6
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