Help understanding photoshop layer so I can do on my own for my pictures? TIF included

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Help understanding photoshop layer so I can do on my own for my pictures? TIF included

I am hoping somebody can help me understand a layer so that I can replicate it all the time on my own. The portion is the background group that I highlighted. I want to be able to replicate this on every photo on my own. It is taking my background and smoothing it out as far as I can tell, not sure if anything else.  Also if there is a simple way to make the layer mask just as clean as in this example as well.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ams82hf6ct0ejq1/DSC_0763.tif?dl=0

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