This page provides information on the GI Render Element.
The GI Render Element is a color image that stores indirect lighting information coming from reflected diffuse light in a scene (without direct light and reflection contributions) when It is a combination of diffuse coefficient and indirect illumination.is enabled.
This element may be used directly incompositing and adjusted for brightness and color to control the final image easily.
Raw GI x Diffuse Filter = GI
UI Path: ||Render Elements panel|| > Shading rollout > Diffuse Shading (Indirect) - GI
The GI Render Element is useful for changing the appearance of Indirect lighting after rending in a compositing or image editing software. Below are a couple of examples of its use.
GI Render Element
Original Beauty Composite