Add a blurred background to your photos in 3 simple steps in Photoshop

Category: Photo Effects and Retouching

In this Photoshop tutorial by Unmesh Dinda from Piximperfect you will learn how to create a fake shallow depth of field without expensive lenses and get the background out of focus. In this tutorial, you will use selections, masks, depth maps, and lens blur to mimic the characteristics of a fast lens with a narrow depth of field, focussing on the subject.

Also, in this video, you will not only use but also understand the concept of Depth Maps and how the Lens Blur filter works. Explore the amazing power of depth maps to create highly realistic background blur in Photoshop.

Adobe Photoshop CC Bootcamp – Lifetime Access

Adobe Photoshop CC Bootcamp - Lifetime Access

Adobe Photoshop CC is a valuable tool for photographers, but it can also be intimidating. In this all-inclusive 20 lesson course, you’ll go from opening the program for the first time to creating images that really stand out. Join Blake Rudis, Photoshop® expert and founder of f64 Academy, as he shows you how to maximize your use of Photoshop.

Topics covered will include:

Week 1: Class Introduction & Bridge, Adobe Camera Raw, Setup Interface, Cropping and Layers

Week 2: Layer Tools, Masks, Selections, Clean-Up Tools and Shapes & Text

Week 3: Smart Objects , Transforming, Actions, Filters and Editing Video

Week 4: Custom Creative Effects, Natural Retouching, Portrait Workflow, Landscape Workflow, and Composite Workflow

Don’t let the many aspects of Photoshop prevent you from maximizing your use of this amazing app. Blake will help you develop the confidence to use your imagination and create the images that you will be proud to share with your clients.


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