11.9. Softglow

11.9.1. Overview

Slika 17.215. Example for the SoftGlow filter

Example for the “SoftGlow” filter

Original image

Example for the “SoftGlow” filter

Filter Softglow applied

This filter lights the image with a soft glow, like the old trick smearing vaseline on the lens. Softglow produces this effect by making bright areas of the image brighter.

11.9.2. Starting filter

You can find this file in the Image menu through: FiltersArtisticSoftglow….

11.9.3. Options

Slika 17.216. Softglow filter options

“Softglow” filter options

Presets, Input Type, Clipping, Blending Options, Preview, Split view
[Bilješka] Bilješka

These options are described in Odjeljak 2, “Common Features”.

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.