You will find it crazy to add blurs to the clear photos. But it is really interesting to add blurs which make the photos more creative. It can also attract the focus towards the subject and narrate a story based on the photograph.
Blurring is done mainly to the background of the photos. It is done when the background captured is messy with too many distractions. Its job is to clean up the image. By blurring the background importance is given to the subject. There are also other creative ways to add blur to your photos.
Blur can also be done for the main subject as it may convey emotions like excitement, melancholy, and levity. Blur completes the editing process of the photo taken using iPhone. It gives a unique edge to the photos. Blurring effects can make an image look livelier than before.
The blur created through the shallow depth appear as round coloured circle with light reflections. These reflections are called “bokeh” the Japanese for blur. A good bokeh should have smooth round circles of light which give a pleasing effect. Try to avoid hard edges in the bokeh. Certain lights like traffic lights, sunlight, Christmas tree light make the bokeh look beautiful.
Gaussian Blur is the perfect choice for photos taken in low light. The blur makes the picture soft, smooth and removes the grainy distortions. It gives a dreamy and atmospheric feel to the images captured.
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