Using the Depth of Field Guided Edit option


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Using the Depth of Field Guided Edit option

Photoshop Elements 10 contains a couple of new guided edit techniques that are pretty exciting. The one that I think is most useful is the Depth Of Field guided edit that you can use to simulate a shallow depth of field in your photos either to blur out a distracting background, or to focus the viewer's attention on the part of a photo that you think is most important. To show you the Depth Of Field guided edit, I am going to open both these photos into the Guided Photo Edit workspace. I'll select them both, and then I'll click the arrow to the right of the Fix tab and choose Guided Photo Edit.

I'd like to start with the photo on the left in the Project Bin, so I'll double-click that, and then I'll move over to the list of guided edits in the column on the right. I'll find the Depth Of Field guided edit under the Lens Effects category. I'll select Depth Of Field, and the first instruction I see in this technique is to choose a method; either the Simple method...

Using the Depth of Field Guided Edit option
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Using the Depth of Field Guided Edit option provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 10

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Photography
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Photoshop Elements
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