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.

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