Today’s article brings a collection of random image effects that can be quickly (and programmatically) generated. In an attempt to give the project some coherency, I’ve named each effect after something “nature-themed” to help distinguish them.
Below, you can see how each filter looks on a promotional image from Final Fantasy Versus XIII.
For more advanced nature-related effects, you can explore the source code of any tools in the Effects > Nature menu of my open-source photo editor, PhotoDemon. These filters are much more advanced, with multiple user-controllable settings.
For example, here’s a screenshot of PhotoDemon’s Effects > Nature > Fog tool, which uses Simplex Noise to produce its real-time fog effect: