Starting example for Motion Blur filter
Using example for Motion Blur filter
The Motion Blur filter creates a movement blur. The filter is capable of
Linear, Radial, and Zoom movements. Each of these movements can be
further adjusted, with Length, or Angle settings available.
Activate the filter
You can find this filter in the image menu under
“Motion Blur” filter options
Is a blur that travels in a single direction,
horizontally, for example. In this case, Length means as
Radius in other filters:it represents the blur intensity.
More Length will result in more blurring. Angle describes
the actual angle of the movement. Thus, a setting of 90
will produce a vertical blur, and a setting of 0 will
produce a horizontal blur.
motion blur that creates a circular blur. The Length
slider is not important with this type of blur. Angle on
the other hand, is the primary setting that will affect
the blur. More Angle will result in more blurring in a
circular direction. The Radial motion blur is similar to
the effect of a spinning object. The center of the spin
in this case, is the center of the image.
Produces a blur that radiates out from the center of the
image. The center of the image remains relatively calm,
whilst the outer areas become blurred toward the
center. This filter option produces a perceived forward
movement, into the image. Length is the main setting
here, and affects the amount of speed, as it were, toward
the center of the image.
This slider controls the distance pixels are moved (1 -
As seen above, Angle slider effect depends on Blur type
(0 - 360).
With this option, you can set the starting point of movement.
Effect is different according to the Blur Type you have selected.
With Radial Type for instance, you set rotation center. With Zoom
Type, vanishing point. This option is greyed out with Linear type.
You have to set the blur center coordinates. Unfortunately, you
can't do that by clicking on the image. But, by moving mouse
pointer on the image, you can see its coordinates in the lower
left corner of the image window. Only copy them out into the