Applying a Shift effect

You can use the Shift effect to divide your images into bars and shift them in random directions. You can save your options as a preset for future use.

To apply a Shift effect:

  1. In Edit mode, in the Add group, click Special Effect.
  2. Click Shift.
  3. On the Shift tab, set the options as described below.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • Click Done to accept your changes and close the pane.
    • Click Cancel to discard your changes and close the pane.

Shift options


Specifies the amount of shift between the bars.


Specifies the width of each bar.


Specifies the angle of the bars.

Background color

Specifies the background color of the filtered image. Select the Image check box to use the original image colors, or click the color picker to select a different color.

See also:

Applying a Shift effect