Separating, Combining, and Introduction to Light Passes

In this tutorial you will learn what light passes are, how to separate and combine them, and what they could be used for.

Length: 13 minutes

Difficulty: beginner-intermediate

Author: Joshua Godwin

This Tutorial covers:
Short explanation of light passes
How to separate light passes
How to combine light passes

Watch it on Youtube here

Documentation on Layers, and Passes

Interesting node setup for reducing noise by Kai Kostack (Utilizes Light Passes)
Video of the node setup

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  1. Great tutorail! You make it so easy to understand Light paths.

    1. Passes. It was supposed to be passes. Damn you autocorrect...

  2. Thank you...This is amazing tutorial...