How To Blur a Background in Photoshop

In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to show you an effective trick to create a fake shallow depth-of-field, blurred background effect, which helps give your photos that beautiful large aperture look that draws your attention to the subject while everything else is out of focus. To achieve the effect for real you would shoot with a fast lens with a low F-stop, but you can fake the appearance, or enhance the existing depth of field in a photo using some simple Photoshop tools.

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  1. Thanks for another great tutorial. Just when you think you know how to do certain things on Photoshop, you can always learn a thing or two new tricks from watching your videos.

  2. Hi bro, write a photoshop article on how to reduce a file size without reducing its quality. because when i try to reduce the size image quality gets distorted. But can you tell me how online shopping compress their image size in kb without reducing its quality.

  3. Amazing tutorial as always, Chris.

    Have used Photoshop for over ten years and still always pick up helpful tricks from your videos. Thanks!

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