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Example photos of the image effects option for the Raspberry Pi Camera using Raspistill. Also available in PiCamera python library.

Raspistill, Raspiyuv and Raspivid are the programs used to control the Raspberry Pi Camera module. These programs are used to take photo's and video but also can be used to apply some effects to the image before they are saved. This page shows examples of what the image effects options do. Alternatly you can take photos with these effect using the Python PiCamera library.

All photos were taken within a couple minutes, lit by sunlight and saved using the default Jpeg compression. 


The Raspistill command to apply the effect and save the image as effectimage.jpg in the current directory:

raspistill -ifx effect-name -o ./effectimage.jpg , so if you wanted a cartoon mpde photo you would use;

raspistill -ifx cartoon -o ./cartoon.jpg

Effects Available: none, negative, solarise, sketch, denoise, emboss, oilpaint, hatch, gpen, pastel, watercolour, film, blur, saturation, colourswap, washedout, posterise, colourpoint, colourbalance, cartoon


Raspberry Pi Camera image effect: none

A default image with no effects applied - none

Pi Camera image effect: blur

Effect - blur

Pi Camera image effect: cartoon

Effect - cartoon

Pi Camera image effect:  colourbalance

Effect - colourbalance

Pi Camera image effect:  colorpoint

Effect - colourpoint

Pi Camera image effect:  colorswap

Effect - colourswap

Pi Camera image effect:  denoise

Effect - denoise

Pi Camera image effect:  emboss

Effect - emboss

Pi Camera image effect: film

Effect - film

Pi Camera image effect:  gpen

Effect - gpen

Pi Camera image effect:  hatch

Effect - hatch

Pi Camera image effect:  negative

Effect - negative

Pi Camera image effect:  oilpaint

Effect - oilpaint

Pi Camera image effect:  pastel

Effect - pastel

Pi Camera image effect:  posterise

Effect - posterise

Pi Camera image effect:  saturation

Effect - saturation

Pi Camera image effect:  solarise

Effect - solarised

Pi Camera image effect: Sketch

Effect - sketch

Pi Camera image effect:  washedout

Effect - washedout

Pi Camera image effect:  Watercolor

Effect - watercolour

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Keep connected at home and on the move with the Automatic Hotspot scripts

Guides for setting up your Raspberry Pi to your home network when your at home or generate a Automated Hotspot when you are out. For all models of the Raspberry Pi

Auto Hotspot Script Easy Installer

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Setup a Auto Hotspot or Static Hotspot with the easy installer

Auto Hotspot Scripts with Internet

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Auto Hotspot with Internet access for Raspberry Pi's 1, 1B/+, 2, 3, 3B+ & 4

Auto Hotspot Scripts no Network

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Auto Hotspot with NO Internet access for Raspberry Pi Zero

Static Hotspot Scripts

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Perminant Hotspot with Internet access for all Raspberry Pi's