Be aware that this function is extremely CPU intensive.
(PECL imagick 2.0.0)
Imagick::adaptiveBlurImage — Adds adaptive blur filter to image
$channel= Imagick::CHANNEL_DEFAULT ] )
Adds an adaptive blur filter to image. The intensity of an adaptive blur depends is dramatically decreased at edge of the image, whereas a standard blur is uniform across the image. This method is available if Imagick has been compiled against ImageMagick version 6.2.9 or newer.
The radius of the Gaussian, in pixels, not counting the center pixel. Provide a value of 0 and the radius will be chosen automagically.
The standard deviation of the Gaussian, in pixels.
Provide any channel constant that is valid for your channel mode. To apply to more than one channel, combine channel constants using bitwise operators. Defaults to
Imagick::CHANNEL_DEFAULT. Refer to this list of channel constants
TRUE on success.
Throws ImagickException on error.
Example #1 Using Imagick::adaptiveBlurImage():
Adaptively blur an image, then display to the browser.
$image = new Imagick('test.jpg');
The above example will output something similar to: