Circular Background Blur
Gorgeous circular background blur is probably the number one reason I favor the 200mm lens out of all the lenses I own. What’s fun, though, is that you don’t actually need to have this lens to create this effect! In this video tutorial, I’ll show how you can create a circular background blur effect right in Photoshop.
If you’d like to experiment further with background blur, you can check out this post as well.
• How to Easily Mask Around a Subject’s Hair and Blur or Change Backgrounds in Photoshop
• How to Apply Believable Background Blur to an Image in Photoshop
• Using and Understanding Layer Masks in Photoshop
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