9.11.  Soft Glow

9.11.1.  Overview

Figure 16.196.  Example for the “SoftGlow filter” filter

Example for the SoftGlow filter filter

Original image

Example for the SoftGlow filter filter

Filter “SoftGlow” applied

This filter lights the image with a soft glow. Soft Glow produces this effect by making bright areas of the image brighter.

9.11.2.  Starting filter

You can find this file in the Image menu through: FiltersAtisticSoft Glow.

9.11.3.  Options

Figure 16.197.  Soft Glow” filter options

Soft Glow filter options


Your changes are displayed in this preview before being applied to your image.

Glow radius

The glow radius parameter controls the sharpness of the effect, giving a "vaseline-on-the-lens" effect.


The brightness parameter controls the degree of intensification applied to image highlights.


The sharpness parameter controls how defined or alternatively diffuse the glow effect should be.