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Using Bokeh to Add Oomph To Image in Photoshop

BokehIn this video, Eric takes the new Bokeh filter and uses it to ‘beef up’ his plain, flat image witha a “random but not random” approach. Although all the effects rely on bokeh the finished image shows no sign of bokeh at all.

NB: Eric refers to the Alt Key, on a Mac this is the Option Key

About Eric Renno (434 Articles)
Eric’s background in video editing with Adobe Premier led to his interest, and then obsession, with Photoshop. Starting TipSquirrel.com as a hobby he is proud to have gathered together and be a part of The Photoshop Nuts. Known as only “TipSquirrel” for two years, Eric ‘went public’ when he was a finalist in The Next Adobe Photoshop Evangelist competition. He’s also been a finalist in Deke’s Techniques Photoshop Challenge. While still taking on some freelance work, Eric has recently become a Lecturer at Peterborough’s Media and Journalism Centre where he enjoys sharing his knowledge as well as learning new skills. This realisation that he loves to teach has made Eric look at altering his career path.

1 Comment on Using Bokeh to Add Oomph To Image in Photoshop

  1. Ummm…Just use a wide aperture! Fake bokeh won’t save a bad “before” image. (And, sorry, that “after” sample has zero “oomph”)

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