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Old 23-01-2003, 04:24 AM   #1
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I have a ball bouncing on a table. The ball casts shadows on the table. i am using depth-mapped shadows. the light source is directly over head. it is a directional light.

How can i get the size of the shadow to change relative to the distance the ball is from the table?

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Well, I just tried this with a cat toy ball, and a lamp here at my desk, and from the looks of it, it seems that the size of the shadow doesn't scale out in X and Z more that it really just blurs out and decreases in opacity.

So, I think your best be for this, might be to render out a separate shadow pass, (render layers option), and blurr/scale it to taste in post.

lemme know if this helped at all
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