Learn how to add beautiful bokeh using Photoshop


posted Friday, October 6, 2017 at 5:00 PM EST


While there have been lenses with fast maximum apertures for a long time, it seems that bokeh is particularly trendy these days. You can spend a lot of money on lenses with wide apertures and dreamy bokeh. What if you could create natural-looking bokeh in Photoshop instead of having to capture it in camera?

A new tutorial from Phlearn shows you how to achieve stunning bokeh effects in Photoshop. If you'd like to follow along with the video below, you can download sample images here. The effect can be achieved using multiple image files, layer masks and layer blending modes. While the video is 15 minutes, the process itself is quite simple.

(Via Phlearn