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I have made this render and used multi-pass to try extract shadows, but I could not extract.
How do I extract only shadows?
I See this Shadow Catcher plugin, but this only way to do this?

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Do you have only hdr based lighting in the scene? Shadows may be too subtle. Rendering out ambient occlusion pass might be more visible.

Anyway if you save output as psd file with layers, there is your shadow pass.

You can see it directly in picture viewer as per screen.


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  • Hi MJohnny
    Yes, I have only hdr image applied on sky object to illuminate this scene.
    This shadows are creating from global illumination. The light bounce in some areas more than others and create areas if shadow.
    I wold like a pass like your PASS shadow - white with light shadows.
    Let me try with ambient occlusion.
    Thank you


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