Add a creative blur effect to video clips Photoshop CS6


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Adding a creative blur effect to video clips

Here we're going to take a look at a great new feature which allows us to use the different blur effects, which we'll find in the Blur Gallery and then apply those to our video files. Well here you can see that I have a video file and if we quickly scrub through this what you'll notice is that this is a video portrait and really there are two parts to this. There is this shot here and then there is another shot. Well what I want to do is I want to add a little bit of visual interest by applying some sort of a blur effect to this video clip.

To do that, we want to target the clip that we want to work with. Next navigate to the Filter pull down menu and here we'll choose Convert for Smart Filters. In doing this, this will allow us to apply these blur effects in really interesting ways. So in this case, it's just telling us to enable re-editable smart filters, the selected layer will be converted into a Smart Object. Well that's exactly what we want to do so h...

Adding a creative blur effect to video clips
Video duration: 4m 56s 3h 33m Intermediate Updated Dec 11, 2012

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Adding a creative blur effect to video clips provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Photoshop CS6 for Photographers New Features

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Photography Video
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