These filters are separated in three main groups; the first group is for creating illumination effects, the second holds scripts to render shadows, and the third is used to make the image look as if seen through a lens or a glass tile.
The basic steps for applying any Light and Shadow filters are the same:
The Gradient Flare filter has lots of options. It consists of three separate pieces: the center glow, rays, and flares. Each one has its own properties and options:
The Gradient Flare configuration window looks like the following: ...