Use the Spin and Path Blurs Photoshop CC (2013)


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Using the Spin and Path Blurs

Photoshop has two additional blurs in the Blur Gallery, in order to help us create motion in our images. The Spin Blur is an excellent way to create a circular spin, to emulate the rotation of a wheel for example. Or it can be used in very creative ways, like we're going to do to, make this insect's wings to appear as if they're moving. The Path Blur is an excellent way to either emulate the motion blur that you can get in camera, or you can use it in very creative ways in order to create more painterly and artistic looking images.

So let's start with the Spin Blur, but before I select it, I need to convert this for a smart filter, so that we can then selectively paint in and out the blur, after we apply it. Then, I'll choose Filter, Blur Gallery and Spin Blur. As soon as we select it, Photoshop creates a default ellipse. We can use the pin in the center of the ellipse in order to reposition it. And we can use the blur ring in order to determine the amount of blur, or the blur angle....

Using the Spin and Path Blurs
Video duration: 7m 38s 14h 58m Beginner Updated Oct 06, 2014

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Using the Spin and Path Blurs provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Julieanne Kost as part of the Photoshop CC Essential Training

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Photography
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Photoshop
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