PHP | Imagick shadeImage() Function

The Imagick::shadeImage() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to creates a 3D effect of a given image. Shines a distant light on an image to create a three-dimensional effect. The azimuth is measured in degrees of x-axis and elevation is measured in pixels above the z-axis.

Syntax:

bool Imagick::shadeImage( $gray, $azimuth, $elevation )

Parameters: This function accepts three parameters as mentioned above and described below:



  • $gray: This parameter stores the value other than zero and shades the intensity of each pixel.
  • $azimuth: This parameter stores the value of the light source direction. It is measured in degrees of the x-axis.
  • $elevation: This parameter stores the value of the light source direction. It is measured in pixels above the z-axis.

Return Value: This function returns True on success.

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Below program illustrates the Imagick::shadeImage() function in PHP:

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<?php 
// require_once('path/vendor/autoload.php'); 
   
// Create an Imagick Object
   
$imagick = new Imagick(
   
// shadeImage Function
$imagick->shadeImage(true, 45, 20);
   
// Image Header
header("Content-Type: image/jpg");
  
// Display the image
echo $imagick->getImageBlob();
?>

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Reference: http://php.net/manual/en/imagick.shadeimage.php



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