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Where are shadows?
show user profile  wladex
Why there are almost no shadows in this scene,what i made wrong ?

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12/28/2011 12:27:31 PM (last edit: 12/28/2011 12:32:20 PM)
show user profile  devildog
nice picture. what are you using for a light sorce? I find that the best way to get nice looking shadow. in the light property put the mapping for the shadows as ray tracing. try that and see if it works.
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12/28/2011 2:15:10 PM (last edit: 12/28/2011 2:15:10 PM)
show user profile  jareu
not sure what you mean by no shadows. I see a shadow next to the couch, by the door, under the cabinet and by the wall in the corner.

The reason the shadows appear soft is because light bounces. IE the light isn't coming from a single bright source like a spotlight, it is coming from the ceiling, which in turn, being big and white, is bouncing it all around the room. Same for the light coming from the window.

Large light source means nice soft shadows, small point-bright light source means hard shadows.
There is nothing wrong with the shading in your scene, have a look at the room you're in and if you see sharp shadows, work out where their light source is and see what I mean.



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12/28/2011 2:26:50 PM (last edit: 12/28/2011 2:26:50 PM)
show user profile  Emphacy
I can see some faint shadows. Like Jareu said it's due to the high intensity of the light sources/ reflections.

Which renderer are you using? It's possible to change the properties of the shadow parameters.
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12/28/2011 3:11:55 PM (last edit: 12/28/2011 3:12:18 PM)
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