Join Chris Orwig for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding motion blur to the cyclist, part of Photoshop CS5: Athletic Retouching Projects.
At this juncture, I want to have a little bit of fun with motion blur.…In particular, I want to explore how we can add some motion blur that kind of…trails off the edge of the cyclist.…Well, let's create a new layer.…Let's merge everything to that new layer.…On a Mac, press Shift+Option+Command+E; on Windows, Shift+Alt+Ctrl+E. We'll go…ahead and name this "blur."…Next step, let's navigate to our Filter pulldown menu, and then choose Blur,…and then Motion Blur.…What we want to do here is add some motion blur.…We want to define the distance, and also the angle here.…
We can change that so that it tilts one way or another.…In this case, we just want to get that exactly where we want it.…I think some of that looks good. Click OK.…Now the problem with this is that it's blurring forward and backwards.…So we need to limit where this blur is affecting the image.…To do that, we'll click on the Add Layer Mask icon.…Then we'll grab our Gradient tool.…Now what's great about the Gradient tool is that what you can do is simply click…
- Creating and combining multiple exposures
- Repositioning subjects
- Enhancing color and tone
- Removing unwanted background elements
- Simplifying with selections
- Improving composition with cropping
- Toning with the High Dynamic Range (HDR) Pro toolset
- Enhancing eyes
- Changing shape and sculpting muscles with Liquify
- Increasing height
- Sharpening and creating final layer comps
Skill Level Intermediate
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