In this video I’m going to show you how to create a blurry background in Photoshop. We’re going to apply the blur by using the Lens Blur Filter which allows you to apply the shallow depth field effect so that some objects in the image are in focus while others are blurred.
Download your free cheat sheet to help you get off AUTO and start getting more creative photos with your Digital Camera. IT shows you how you can control Depth of Field. It shows the best Aperture for Portraits and the best Aperture for Landscape photos. It also looks at another key factor in controlling Depth of Field: Focusing Distance.:
Depth of Field: The pictures above change the aperture setting of the camera lenses, creating a sense of depth in their images. The larger the apertures (smaller F-stop number) and closer the focusing distances, the shallower depth of field is. Other example of Shallow Depth of Field: http://digital-photography-school.com/17-beautiful-images-with-shallow-depth-of-field
In this video I’m going to show you how to create a blurry background in Photoshop (the shallow depth of field focus). We’re going to apply the blur by using the Lens Blur Filter which allows you to apply the narrow depth of field so that some objects in the image are in focus while others are blurred.
We get a lot of questions on the topic of how to control depth of field. We’ve written a number of tutorials on the topic (linked below) but thought this diagram outlining 3 ways to impact DOF might be helpful too. Tutorials on Depth of Field How to Achieve Blurred Backgrounds in Portraits [3 Factors …