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  1. 13 points
    Trail Blur is more or less a souped-up Motion Blur. I considered calling it Motion Blur+, but decided not to, since the default settings are quite different. The main extra feature is the ability to cause the blur to fade at the trailing end, giving a direction to the motion. That's something I've sometimes wanted that isn't available with Motion Blur. The other significant additional feature is the option of curved (circular) paths. The plugin: Trail Blur.dll Here is the UI: The description from the Help menu: Trail Blur creates a movement blur similar to the built-in Motion Blur effect, but with a number of additional options. The blur can fade away, and the blur's path can curve. The controls are: Angle: For straight blurs, the direction of motion. For curved blurs, the final direction of the motion. Distance: The length of the blur, in pixels. Curvature: The motion curvature. When 0, the motion is straight. When positive, the motion is clockwise. When negative, the motion is counterclockwise. Shift: The blur's position. When 0, the motion ends at the original position. When 1, the motion begins at the original position. Fade Amount: The maximum amount of fading. When 1, the path nearly disappears at the beginning of the motion. When 0, the blur does not fade. Fade Profile (Linear to Exponential): The profile of the blur fade. When 0, the blur fades linearly. When 1, the blur fades exponentially. Sample Spacing: The distance between blur samples. There are always an integer number of samples over the blur path. When 0, the number of samples equals the blur length, so the samples are one pixel apart. Positive values increase spacing, decreasing the number of samples. This can be used to produce multiple-exposure effects. Negative values decrease spacing, increasing the number of samples. This is sometimes useful for producing smoother blurs. Brightness Enhancement: The amount to increase brightness. In some instances, particularly when used with black backgrounds, increasing the brightness can be used to counteract the decrease in brightness that results from spreading out pixels over long blurs. Opacity Enhancement: The amount to increase opacity. In some instances, particularly when used with transparent backgrounds, increasing the opacity can be used to counteract the decrease in opacity that results from spreading out pixels over long blurs. Clamp to Canvas: The method for treating off-canvas pixels. When unchecked, pixels that are outside the canvas do not affect the blurred image. When checked, outside pixels are included, and are considered to have the color of the border pixels. This option is mostly intended for backgrounds of constant color. Some of the controls, such as the Brightness and Opacity Enhancements may be of delectable usefulness, Though I'd normally have an antialias feature for this type of plugin, it's already slow enough for long blurs on large images, and setting the Sample Spacing control below 1 can often achieve a similar result.
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  3. 6 points
    Love this souped-up Plugin @MJW 👍 Thank You.
  4. 5 points
    Without further ado....Lyonnesse the Good Witch's Enchanted Greenhouse.
  5. 5 points
    We still have some very active plugin developers: @MadJik, @toe_head2001, @BoltBait, @ReMake, @xod, @Joshua Lamusga, @KrisVDM, @null54, @MJW, @pyrochild and @Ego Eram Reputo. Thanks to all of you! But yes, @Red ochre and @TechnoRobbo are greatly missed.
  6. 5 points
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    I like this plugin.
  8. 4 points
    @klaxxon! Thank you so much. *with splinter effect...
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    @Red ochre, and @TechnoRobbo! I still miss you guys.
  11. 4 points
    I've got more planned than perf and fixes this time ...
  12. 4 points
    I, too, love this @MJW Great examples above from everyone!! ☺️
  13. 4 points
    A big pile of thanks for you! @MJW
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    And the winners are: A tie for 1st place to @lynxster4 & @Pixey with 7 votes each 2nd place to @MJW with 6 votes 3rd place to @MJW with 5 votes Congratulation to you all. I tossed a coin and won so I will let @DrewDale know what I choose for the next subject 🔪 Many thanks for all of your entries
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    Picture: Girl in an ice cave I just couldn't resist trying this picture with "Shadow" on this beautiful ice wall.
  19. 3 points
    Dear @lifeday! I saw it from you, and I tried it right away. Well done. Thank you for sharing.
  20. 3 points
    My first test with "Shadow". I find this little plugin very helpful. Thanks for that!
  21. 2 points
    --------------------------------------------------- The theme this time round is – A kitchen knife. And was chosen by – Pixey (OOTF #23 Winner) As the topic states, create your own kitchen knife, it can be any style or design Just as long as it’s one you would use in a kitchen. The deadline for entries is on Sunday 10th June at 7PM (UK Time) (To see how that equates to other countries, here’s a link to the World Clock. ) Good luck one and all, thanks in advance for entering. ------------------------------------------------------------------- Competition Rules: Your entry must not have a background/backdrop/scene; just the object on a transparent canvas. (Shadows and reflections are fine) Your entry must be made using paint.net only. The use of stock images or photos is prohibited. Maximum dimensions are 600 X 600. You may modify or replace your image until the deadline. You may post up to three entries. (Please make a separate post for each) You may link to alternative versions, but they will not be part of your entry. This thread is for posting competition entries only. If you want to talk about any of the entries, or ask a question regarding the competition, you may do so in the discussion thread Found Here Thanks to @toe_head2001 for launching and hosting this competition in the past. Previous comps have included the following topics Here
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    Tks for Trail Blur
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    You may consider paying a look at the Make a Jet Turbine tutorial if you're interested in fans. Of course the turbine fan in the tutorial looks different from what you have above, but I think it's worth considering
  25. 2 points
    Evan's Effects (scroll down to the bottom of the first post and you'll see the download link)