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This is not something important, however I am just wondering why designers give the names that they do to their filters and effects.

For instance, there is an effect called "Nashville".

I am wondering what the context is for this name: is there something (in history, movies, media) related to Nashville from which the effect gets its name?

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closed as too broad by MikeW, Paul Cezanne, Philip Kendall, AJ Henderson, Michael Clark Aug 13 at 23:22

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Not likely there can be a definitive answer to this one. An interesting question though, but a bad fit to this site. –  Esa Paulasto Mar 9 at 7:47
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You would probably need to ask each designer why they gave a particular effect the name they did. –  Michael Clark Mar 9 at 9:08
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Look up "Marketing". –  Olin Lathrop Mar 9 at 12:59
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I don't think this is going to work as a general question, because each effect name has its own idiosyncratic origin. But, if you want to ask about a specific effect like your Nashville example, and can describe it and give an example, that is much more answerable (although it may happen that for a particular effect know one knows, at least there can be an answer. –  mattdm Mar 9 at 19:21
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There is no answer to that as there is no answer to how paint companies name their colors. –  Max Aug 12 at 13:51

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Probably the filters are named so because of something that inspired them to create that filter, or a film, or a photo that they must have seen or depends on the settings they had used or ANYTHING that the creator was doing at the time.

Like in case of Nashville, the effect has a very warm temperature with high exposure, makes you feel 'nostalgic'. Probably thats how the creator relates the two things - the effect and the place.

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