How to Add Selective Motion Blur in Photoshop


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Adding selective motion blur

Photographing moving subjects can be a lot of fun, but sometimes you might feel that the movement wasn't quite captured with enough motion. But you can always add a little motion later in Photoshop, as you'll see here. I have a photograph here of an airplane that was flying overhead. It happens to be a crop-duster. And you'll notice that the propeller exhibits a little bit of a blur, because of a shutter speed that was reasonably slow. But because I was panning with the aircraft, there's really no evidence of motion blur on the airplane itself. And I'd like to add a little more dramatic effect with some motion blur. Let's take a look at how we can do that in Photoshop. I'll start off by creating a copy of my Background Image layer. So I'll drag the thumbnail for that layer down to the Create New layer button at the bottom of the Layers panel, and that will create a background copy that I can use for the effect itself.

I'll then go to the ...

Adding selective motion blur
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Adding selective motion blur provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects and Filters

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