The Subsurface Scattering Render Element stores subsurface information calculated from VRayFastSSS2 materials.
UI Path: ||Render Settings window|| > Render Elements tab > SSS
The parameters for this render element appear in the Attribute Editor under Extra V-Ray Attributes.
Enabled – When enabled, the render element appears in the V-Ray Virtual Frame Buffer.
Deep output – Specifies whether to include this render element in deep images.
Filename suffix – The text added to the end of the rendered file, when saved as a separate file (e.g. myrender.SSS.vrimg).
Apply color mapping – Applies the color mapping options specified in the Color mapping rollout of the VRay tab in the Render Settings window to this render element. This option is enabled by default.
The Subsurface Scattering Render Element is useful for changing the appearance of SSS items after rendering in a compositing or image editing software. Below is an example of its use.
vrayRE_SSS + Beauty = Final Image