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Maxwell Render, How to render shadows and reflections of an invisible object.

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When rendering in Maxwell Render, if you have an object in the foreground that is in the way but you need the effects from it such as casting shadows and reflections onto other objects, how do you make it invisible and retain its reflective and shadow casting properties?

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Here are two options; experiment with both and see which suits your needs.


1. Use the formZ View Hither/Yon clip plane.


2. Enable the object's Hide from Camera attribute:



Does this help?

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