How to Blur the Background of a Digital Image?

Answer Maybe you have taken a picture of a group of people, and now you want to highlight one individual? Or perhaps you thought you've taken the perfect picture, except something in the background is dis... Read More »

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How to Blur the Background of a Photograph?

How do professional photographers make those stunning candid portraits, where the subject is in perfect focus but the background is a blur? Follow the directions below and you can do it too.

How do I blur a background in Photoshop?

Open the file in Photoshop that has the background you want to blur. Click "View" and "Fit on Screen" so your work space is maximized.Click the "Blur" tool, which looks like a raindrop, on the "Too... Read More »

How to Do a Creamy Blur Background in Illustrator?

Adobe Illustrator is primarily a vector graphics application, so it does not have the capabilities for editing raster (bitmap) graphics images that Adobe's other main product Photoshop has. However... Read More »

Good camera for blur background?

It has more to do with the lens than the camera body.Get a Nikon D3100Get a Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED lensMake photos zoomed in at 300 mm at least for portraits out doors. That would... Read More »