This page gives an overview of the Render Elements available in V-Ray that contain lighting information. Specific usage for each of these render elements is linked in the Overview.

 

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Overview  


V-Ray Lighting Render Elements are a group of elements that store lighting information from the scene. Each element can be individually adjusted during the compositing phase, to change the Beauty Pass as desired without the need for rerendering. 

The Lighting Render Elements are:

 

 



 

 

Render Element Examples


 

 


VRayLighting

 


VRayLightSelect - dome light

 


VRayLightSelect - softbox

 

 

 


VRayRawLighting

 


VRayTotalLighting

 


VRayRawTotalLighting

 

 


 

Notes


  • Lighting can be be added or subtracted at a composite level using Lighting Render Elements.

  • Lighting can be color corrected

  • When using VRayLightSelect, lights can effectively be turned on and off at a composite level without rerendering.