This page gives an overview of the Matte Shadow Render Element and how it may be used in compositing.
||Render Settings window|| > Render Elements tab > Matte shadow
The parameters for this render element appear in the Attribute Editor under Extra V-Ray Attributes.
Enabled – When enabled, the render element appears in the V-Ray Virtual Frame Buffer.
Deep output – Specifies whether to include this render element in deep images
Filename suffix – The text added to the end of the rendered file, when saved as a separate file (e.g. myrender.matteShadow.vrimg).
Consider for Anti-Aliasing – When enabled, anti-aliasing is used where possible.
Denoise – Enables the render element's denoising, provided the Denoiser render element is present.
This render element is not supported with V-Ray GPU rendering.
The Matte Shadows Render Element is useful for changing the appearance of shadowed areas in compositing or image editing software. Below are examples of its use.