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Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0 A-Z by Philip Andrews

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Gaussian Blur Filter

Menu:

Editor: Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur

Shortcut:

Version:

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

OS:

Mac, Windows

See also:

Blur

The Gaussian Blur filter, as one of the group of Blur filters, softens the look of photos, producing a blur effect that is similar to out of focus pictures.

This filter is often used to blur the background of photographs, producing an artificial shallow Depth of Field effect. To reproduce these results select the area to be blurred first and then apply the filter.

Unlike the Blur and Blur More options, the Gaussian ...

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