In this video I’m going to show you how to create a blurry background in Photoshop (the shallow depth of field focus). We’re going to apply the blur by using the Lens Blur Filter which allows you to apply the narrow depth of field so that some objects in the image are in focus while others are blurred.

How To Blur Backgrounds In Photoshop - Shallow Depth of Field Effect

In this video I’m going to show you how to create a blurry background in Photoshop (the shallow depth of field focus). We’re going to apply the blur by using the Lens Blur Filter which allows you to apply the narrow depth of field so that some objects in the image are in focus while others are blurred.

How to believably blur backgrounds in Photoshop! (Without the funky edges and halo effects!) | Find more free tutorials at www.morganburks.com

How to believably blur backgrounds in Photoshop! (Without the funky edges and halo effects!) | Find more free tutorials at www.morganburks.com

Select either the Brush or the Graduated Filter and reduce Sharpness to -50 or -100 and apply

Blur that background in Adobe Lightroom

Overlay text onto these blurry background textures featuring lovely coloured gradients on top.  They also work nicely as desktop wallpapers.

Overlay text onto these blurry background textures featuring lovely coloured gradients on top. They also work nicely as desktop wallpapers.

How to get a blurred background | For those of you who don't know how to do this, it's the simplest thing ever!

How to get a blurred background | For those of you who don't know how to do this, it's the simplest thing ever!

How to Set Aperture for a Blurred Background Using a dSLR Camera | eHow

How to Set Aperture for a Blurred Background Using a dSLR Camera

How to Get a Blurred Background in Your Photos | The Blissful Bee Blog on Remodelaholic.com

How to Get a Blurred Background in Photographs

Want to kick your photography skills up a notch? Try these 4 Easy Ways to get a beautiful blurred background in your photos.

4 Ways To Get A Blurred Background

Want to kick your photography skills up a notch? Try these 4 Easy Ways to get a beautiful blurred background in your photos.

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