The Iris Blur filter


show more The Iris Blur filter provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey and Olaf Giermann as part of the Photoshop CS6 New Features Overview show less
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The Iris Blur filter

A selective blur can really help focus your attention on a particular subject, and remove some of the distracting elements from a photo. For example here, I would like to focus your attention on the horse and rider and perhaps downplay just a little bit the texture of the waves. And I'm going to use a blur to achieve that effect. Specifically using the new Iris Blur in Photoshop CS6. I'll start off by creating a copy of my background image layer, by dragging the thumbnail for the background image layer, down to the create new layer button. The blank sheet of paper icon at the bottom of the layers panel.

I'll then go to the filter menu and choose Blur followed by Iris Blur. Now you'll notice that we have a control in the center of the image now, and this allows us to control the behavior of the blur that we're applying. Over on the blur's tools panel you'll see that we have a degree of Blur. But we can also adjust the blur slider, using the circu...

The Iris Blur filter
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The Iris Blur filter provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey and Olaf Giermann as part of the Photoshop CS6 New Features Overview

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