Portrait with dreamy effects ??

Started Oct 21, 2012 | Discussions thread
Dunloveme
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Re: Portrait with dreamy effects ??
In reply to Gato Amarillo, Nov 2, 2012

Gato Amarillo wrote:

You could try Snapseed - it's a $20 effects software with a free trial you can download. I think it has some similar effects.

I'm pretty sure the background blur is mostly done in post. Snapseed can do something similar. For more control in Photoshop or something similar do a duplicate layer, blur it and do a mask with a soft edge to bring back the subject. You may need to adjust transparency and/or do a curves adjustmeng on your blur layer. Top it off with a vignette, possibly color balance and saturation adjustments.

Gato

"We paint with our brain, not with our hands" -- Michelangelo
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agreed,

the process can be done by many ways

its time for me to learn photoshop.. haha

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