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Jacob Goodnight
Layer not accepting Shadows
on Mar 31, 2010 at 9:24:26 pm

I'm using a jpeg as a floor in my comp... It is set to 3d, material options accept shadows on, accepts lights on. Layer above that should be casting shadows, casts shadows on other layers but not on this floor.


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Steve Roberts
Re: Layer not accepting Shadows
on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:11:10 pm

Got a screengrab of the timeline, with options visible for light, 55, floor?



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Todd Kopriva
Re: Layer not accepting Shadows
on Apr 1, 2010 at 12:56:16 am

A guess is that you have an intervening layer that is preventing shadow casting across it. See this page for more details about what I mean.

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Jacob Goodnight
Re: Layer not accepting Shadows
on Apr 1, 2010 at 3:21:50 am

Ok. I had an adjustment layer to make my reflection render right and it was screwing up the shadow. Here's what I did if it helps anyone... I just lowered the opacity of the floor and upped the and upped the opacity of the reflection


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