Blurring the area outside the eyes


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Blurring the area outside the eyes

Alright, gang this is what we've got. This is what we are going for. So lets get started here. We are going to start things off by applying the Gaussian Blur filter to a limited portion of the image to the area around the eyes. So I am going to restore the original version of the image which is called Piercing gaze.PSD from photographer, Tom Young, and you will find this image inside the 07 for_effect folder. I have a Smart Object already waiting for me here. So I am bound to create a nondestructive modification using a Smart Filter and the Smart Filter that I am going to apply is Gaussian Blur.

I am going to up to the Filter menu, choose Blur and by the way note that only one filter, only one Blur filter, is not available to you and that is the Lens Blur filter. You cannot apply Lens Blur as a Smart Filter. So our next best bet for blurring is Gaussian Blur. I am going to go ahead and choose that command and I am going to raise the Gaussian Blur value to 8 pixels, so I am applying quite a bit ...

Blurring the area outside the eyes
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Blurring the area outside the eyes provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS3 Sharpening Images

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Photography
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