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iPhone Obsessed: Photo Editing Experiments with Apps by Dan Marcolina

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Chapter 4. Blurs and Vignettes

In this chapter we will look at creative ways to make images less clear. That may sound counterintuitive, but blurring an image can make it more effective. Because mobile photos start out being a bit soft, it is easy to make a blur effect seem natural. The effect also gives the shot a dreamy quality, which allows for a more symbolic interpretation.

Scan the tags next to the app icons and see a short video from the author explaining each app’s key concepts. In addition, you will have access to the iTunes download link and developer’s Web site. The tag urls are also included in the Links Glossary on page 174.

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