An in-depth guide to how to use Photoshop’s distortion filters – including Diffuse Glow, Ripple, Shear, ZigZag, Spherize and Twirl – to add fantastic creative effects to your photographs. Part four - ZigZag.
A close relative of the Glass filter, ZigZag offers an effective pond ripple effect. With Ridges set to 1, the different Style settings can emulate the effects of the Pinch and Twirl filters, but ZigZag really comes into its own when a larger number of Ridges is employed.
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