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Old 26-03-2006, 06:37 PM   #1
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Default feathering shadow?

Hi, im rendering a shot, were a tin soldier walks on a shelf. I put a directional light on him and turned ray trace shadows on. Works fine, but how could I feather them? Id like them to be nice and crisp while they are close to his body, but they should fade in the distance. I played around with the Shadow rays and ray depth limit. Also with the options you have in render globals, with no effect though.

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Old 26-03-2006, 06:41 PM   #2
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i think what you are reffering to is "light radius" which is located right above the raytracing depth in the lights attributes(please tell me if this works)
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Old 26-03-2006, 08:13 PM   #3
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yep, that did the job pretty well, it is called "light angle" in my maya (6.5). Somehow I thought it has nothing to do with what I want, silly me:headbang:

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lol, sorry, i never use directional lights, on every other light it should be called light radius, but not in directional lights:headbang: hehe
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