Smart Blur

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Overview

 

Blurs more homogenous areas of an image while keeping sharp transitions intact.  This results in effects that are similar cell or cartoon shading.

 

 

Smart-Blur

 

 

 

Inputs

 

 

Input

Description

Original

The original image that is to be blurred.

Blur Radius

The red channel of this input controls the radius of the blur at that point, with brighter shades of red leading to more blur.  If this input is left empty, then 100% radius will be assumed at every point.

 

 

 

Properties

 

 

Property

Description

Radius

Controls the overall strength of the blur.  This value is multiplied into the values of the Blur Radius input.

Threshold

Dictates the extent to which edges will be preserved.  Lower values will cause as many details as possible to be preserved, while higher values will lead to fewer details being kept.

Mode

Specifies the edge detection technique to be used.

 

Brightness

The overall brightness of each pixel is evaluated when during edge detection.

Multi-Pass

Each color channel is handled independently.

Seamless

Controls whether the resulting blur will be seamlessly repeatable.

 

 

 


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