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Adding depth of field to a background

Adding depth of field to a background: Photoshop: Channels and Masks
Adding depth of field to a background: Photoshop: Channels and Masks

The Field Blur filter allows you to apply a depth-of-field effect, which is a simple but reliable compositing technique. You can apply Field Blur as an editable smart filter if you first convert a layer to a smart object. To dodge an image nondestructively, paint with white on an independent layer set to the Overlay mode.

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Masking + Compositing Photography Photoshop

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