Rendering a Car Using an HDRI and a Backplate

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Car rendered on image plane using aiShadow Catcher node on the floor (rollover image).

In this tutorial you will learn how to render a car or any other object on top of a background image. We will cover how to render a shadow layer using the Ai Shadow Catcher node. We will go through lighting the scene with a HDRI. The HDRI and backplate have been kindly provided by Jeff Patton and can be downloaded for free.

We will break the process into several stages:

Why not try downloading the HDRI and backplate and have a go yourself!

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