HowTO : Special effects


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How do he makes this special effects and the soft blur around the border ?
 

SniperD

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here's a general view:

http://www.digital-creativity.org.uk/tutorials/tutorial_12.html

to make the center sharp as in the original image, you can either
1) use a layer mask and a very soft edge brush to unmask the original background (which is sharp)

2) use History brush (works the same as the layer mask

:)
 

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One more question, how do people make their border ? like those photo on .Mac ?
 

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Talk about leeching my photo......

well.. i used the select tool with feathering, circle one, and selected an area. then i inversed the selection, then i gaussion blur the pic..

border,
copy the pic
stretch the pic by how much border you want
gaussion blur
then paste the copied pic ontop
then stroke it...
 

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