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Getting Creative with Gaussian Blur   Featured in Digital Darkroom #054
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Sangeeth SG

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    Beautiful colours! It looks like a painting - can you please teach me how did you do this?

8/13/2007 8:35:14 AM

 
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Hi Sangeeth,
First I copied the original flowers to the clipboard (Select > all, then Edit > copy). Then I applied Filter > blur > Gaussian Blur. Finally, I used Edit > paste and in the layers palette I adjusted the opacity to taste.
Jim

8/13/2007 11:02:47 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Beautiful results Jim, the reds are so rich!!

9/12/2007 9:00:19 AM

 
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Thanks, Donna. I love shooting tulips. Their colors are dazzling.

Jim

9/12/2007 9:37:28 AM

 
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