Hi there,

Just was wondering whether any others are experiencing black materials when using transparency.

When using any of the presets associated with transparent materials I get an overwhelming black material. There is slight transparency however certainly not correct. Have tried multiple environment settings, camera settings, etc. Still no luck.

Is this a bug?

By JDHill
Typically, this will be due either to the geometry being unrealistically large in size, in which case most of the energy is absorbed before being able to pass through, or to the application of the material to a simple plane, rather than to closed geometry describing a volume. An example of this would be a building which uses simple planes for its windows, which basically turns the entire inside of the structure into an enormous glass block.

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