The Total Lighting Render Element stores all direct and indirect lighting in the scene.
||Render Settings window|| > Render Elements tab > Total Light
The parameters for this render element appear in the Attribute Editor under Extra V-Ray Attributes.
Enabled – When checked, 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.totalLight.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.
Denoise – Enables the render element's denoising, provided the Denoiser render element is present.
This render element is not supported with V-Ray GPU rendering.
The Total Lighting Render Element is useful for brightening or dimming all lighting during compositing. Below are a couple of examples of its use.
vrayRE_Raw_Total_Light x vrayRE_Diffuse = vrayRE_Total_Light
vrayRE_Lighting + vrayRE_GI = vrayRE_Total_Light