Viewing passes in the Picture Viewer


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Viewing passes in the Picture Viewer

In chapter 12 or 2 dot c 4D here. And here I have a scene that I've rendered of my robots, and you'll notice that I have a floor and wall in there just hitting command r, or control r, on Windows to render it. And you can see the reflections, and shadows, being cast from the robots. Onto the floor and wall. And what I've done is I've added some passes to my render settings, so that we can edit those shadows, reflections and diffuse qualities in post-production without having to re-render.

Now it's important that you're able to view the passes in Cinema 4D, before going out to After Effects to check them. And you can do that by going to the picture viewer. If I say Render to Picture Viewer, you'll notice in the Layer section, that I have the choice of rendering full image, which is the default. Or multipass. And you'll see there the difference between the two. Now the reason there's a difference, is because I haven't output all the passes, I've only output three...

Viewing passes in the Picture Viewer
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Viewing passes in the Picture Viewer provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Angie Taylor as part of the CINEMA 4D Lite for After Effects: Getting Started

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