Use the Blur Gallery in combination with the Camera RAW filter to add bokeh to an image.
- [Instructor] We saw in a previous movie…how we can create a bokeh texture from scratch…using a brush.…In this example, I want to show you how we can…tease out the bokeh from an image.…And by "bokeh," what I'm talking about…are those discs of light…that you associate with…images that are taken with a very wide aperture.…So, this is my finished state,…and I've applied three filters here.…There's the Blur Gallery,…a Diffuse Glow,…and some adjustments made…in the Camera Raw filter.…
And I also am using the filter mask…to paint in this effect.…This is my starting point.…So the first thing I need to do…is, as always,…convert my background layer…to a smart object.…So right click to the right of the layer name,…and choose Convert to Smart Object.…Let's see what happens…when we go to the Blur Gallery, to apply the bokeh.…Now, given that I actually want…just the background to be blurred,…I'm going to come to Filter, Blur Gallery, Field Blur.…
To start with,…I'm going to introduce the amount of blurring,…and having done this before,…
- Sourcing textures
- Add texture with blend modes, masks, and overlays
- Creating texture brushes
- Applying texture with filters
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Apply Texture with Blend Modes, Layer Masks, and Clipping Masks
2. Apply Texture with Brushes
3. Apply Texture with Filters
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