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(PECL imagick 2.0.0)

Imagick::shadeImageCreates a 3D effect


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

Shines a distant light on an image to create a three-dimensional effect. You control the positioning of the light with azimuth and elevation; azimuth is measured in degrees off the x axis and elevation is measured in pixels above the Z axis. This method is available if Imagick has been compiled against ImageMagick version 6.2.9 or newer.



A value other than zero shades the intensity of each pixel.


Defines the light source direction.


Defines the light source direction.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success.

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