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4.17.  Waves

4.17.1.  Overview

Figure 16.81.  Example for the Waves filter

Example for the Waves filter

Original image

Example for the Waves filter

Filter “Waves” applied


With this filter you get the same effect as a stone thrown in a quiet pond, giving concentric waves.

4.17.2.  Activate the filter

You can find this filter through FiltersDistortsWaves.

4.17.3.  Options

Figure 16.82.  Waves” filter options

Waves filter options

Preview

All your setting changes will appear in the Preview without affecting the image until you click on OK. Don't keep Do Preview checked if your computer is too much slow.

Modes
  • Smear: Because of the waves, areas are rendered empty on sides. The adjacent pixels will spread to fill them.

  • Blacken: The empty areas will be filled by black color.

Reflective

Reflective: Waves bounce on sides and interfere with the arriving ones.

Amplitude

Amplitude: Varies the height of waves.

Phase

Phase: This command shifts the top of waves.

Wavelength

Wavelength: Varies the distance between the top of waves.


 
 
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