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Old 06-05-2008, 03:50 PM   #1
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Im trying to get rendering down and I dont know why my shadow looks like it does any help?
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is it like depth map shadows??.., increase the resolution for depth map shadows in the attribute editor

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Im using Raytrace shadows
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here I changed it a little bit but the shadow is still fuzzy I dont know what Im doing wrong
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i just use the default settings on both maya software and mental ray and couldnt get the fuzzy look.., i forget why its happening.

try resetting the renderer.., try the defaults.., i seem to recall this fuzzy look from somewhere...,

i have to go to col ledge.., ill check it out later.., in the meantime i am sure someone will help.
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You probably increased the light radius without increasing the shadow rays.
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yeah increase your shadow rays and you should be fine.
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oh okay thanks for the help eveyone
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