Shadow Catcher

To render in OctaneRender for Poser for compositing in another application you will want to render with an alpha background, whilst still retaining the ground shadows. To do this:

  1. Enable the Kernel->Alphachannel
  1. Set the Ground plane material to DiffuseAmount of diffusion, or the reflection of light photons at different angles from an uneven or granular surface. Used for dull, non-reflecting materials or mesh emitters., with the Matte channel Enabled.
  1. Render and save the image.

You can also load a background image for visualization purposed (this image is not saved with the render).

Which renders as follows: