Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a slow flash effect with Path Blur, part of Photoshop CC 2014 New Features.
…In this movie, I'll introduce you to a…new member of the Blur gallery called Path Blur,…which allows you to blur along the path…outline, meaning that you can create custom motion blurs.…Specifically, we'll create this rear curtain flash effect, in which the…flash appears to fire at the end of a long exposure.…And let me show you how that works.…I'll go ahead and switch over this image from the Fotolia image…library, about which you could learn more and get special deals at fotolia.com/deke.…
Now, you can apply Path Blur as an editable Smart…Filter, so the first thing that we want to do is convert…this layer to a Smart Object by double-clicking on it…so that we can name the layer as we create it.…And I'll ahead and call it cards, and then click OK.…And next, assuming that you have the Rectangular Marquee tool selected, go…ahead and right-click inside the image window and choose Convert to Smart Object.…Now, go up to the Filter menu and notice that the Blur…gallery now has its own dedicated sub-menu in which you'll find Path Blur.…
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 10/06/2014. What changed?
A: Deke added a new chapter covering the October 2014 changes to Photoshop CC, covering features such as the Flame Generator and Design Libraries.