This page gives an overview of the Render Elements available in V-Ray that contain lighting information.


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V-Ray Lighting Render Elements provide a comprehensive set of individual channels, each containing a separate component of lighting from the scene. Each element can be individually adjusted during the compositing phase, to change the Beauty pass as desired without the need for re-rendering. 

The Lighting Render Elements are:



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

  • Lighting can be color corrected.

  • When using the light select render element, lights can effectively be turned on and off at a composite level without re-rendering.