<feSpotLight>

The <feSpotLight> SVG filter primitive defines a light source that can be used to create a spotlight effect. It is used within a lighting filter primitive: <feDiffuseLighting> or <feSpecularLighting>.

Usage context

CategoriesLight source element
Permitted contentAny number of the following elements, in any order:
<animate>, <set>

Attributes

Global attributes

Specific attributes

DOM Interface

This element implements the SVGFESpotLightElement interface.

Example

HTML Content

<svg
  width="200"
  height="200"
  xmlns="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg"
  xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink">
  <defs>
    <filter id="spotlight">
      <feSpecularLighting
        result="spotlight"
        specularConstant="1.5"
        specularExponent="4"
        lighting-color="#FFF">
        <feSpotLight x="600" y="600" z="400" limitingConeAngle="5.5" />
      </feSpecularLighting>
      <feComposite
        in="SourceGraphic"
        in2="spotlight"
        operator="out"
        k1="0"
        k2="1"
        k3="1"
        k4="0" />
    </filter>
  </defs>

  <image
    xlink:href="mdn_logo_only_color.png"
    x="10%"
    y="10%"
    width="80%"
    height="80%"
    style="filter:url(#spotlight);" />
</svg>

Result

Specifications

Specification
Filter Effects Module Level 2
# feSpotLightElement

Browser compatibility

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See also