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part 1 - part 2 - part 3 - part 4: Faking distant blur



Faking Distant Blur

You can easily set a bluring effect on the layer, and a different one on other layers. This can be used to simulate effects such as being in focus on the character and not on the grass in front.


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Or, you could even have additional background images in the back in another layer, and keep that one out of focus too.








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