Questions tagged [blur]

Questions about the method of rendering a visual element (text, image, drawing) "out of focus", wholly or partly.

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Help replicating this red pattern and glow effect (speed lines) in adobe illustrator

Firstly thanks for reading and any help offered! I need to recreate the red pattern from this image in illustrator. I've tried a couple of different methods but the best I can come up with is to ...
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Instagram logo blurry AFTER finishing uploading [duplicate]

I'm trying to upload a logo to instagram but it turns out blurry after it gets done saving. Right after i selected the image, it looks extremely sharp and perfect how i want it. Now after saving the ...
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Achieve a patterned and blurry effect

I'm looking to create an effect similar to this patterned logo and blurry? also, I'm trying to blur half of the shape but in all the blur effects in Illustrator, I could find only blur the whole ...
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What is this stepped gradient effect called?

I saw this effect of concentric circles discretely fading out (background of the image one). I thought this was a circular gradient (radial-gradient). But other images didn't seem to have a similar ...
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Gaussian blur leaves hard edges in GIMP

I am using GIMP version 2.10.06. I am trying to blur text in the color 36ffaa (RGB: 54, 255, 170) on a transparent background and for this, I am following this tutorial. When I try to make the large ...
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How to fix this blurred text in logo and convert its color to black in Photoshop?

Trying to sharpen this text to a normal state using Photoshop CS5 Extended. It is part of logo downloaded from internet. How to do it?
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Photoshop wrap around edges blur

Ho to blur the image, with as much less effort as possible, so the blur wraps around the edges I want to blur HDRI maps
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Applying blur amount in a gradient manner in Photoshop

I have the following image: The gray version of the pin will obviously be it's shadow. I know how to skew it and all to make it look like a shadow. What I want to do but don't know how is to blur ...
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Tool that will do a circular blur/convolution

I'm primarily a gimp user, but I want something to blur an image similarly to the way a lens would blur an out of focus background. AFAIK this is essentially a circular blur/convolution (assuming ...
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gradients/blurs - How do I reproduce this gradient?

I've been trying to reproduce this art but can't get such smooth blur and how it just "drags" like smoke... Where should I do it: Photoshop or Illustrator. And how to do it?
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Creating neon vector design aesthetic used in Apple's 2019 WWDC graphics in Illustrator

Apple has some pretty cool designs for their 2019 WWDC: I would like to learn how to create (and create) vector images / icons like this in Illustrator. What is the name for this type of design? Are ...
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How to export an svg icon in adobe illustrator with gaussian blur?

How to export an svg icon in adobe illustrator with gaussian blur? I am working with Adobe illustratot CC. When I use "effekt - svg filter - AI Gauscherweichzeichner 4 or 7" doesen`t work. When I ...
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Inkscape: Dropped shadows are always cut off. How to prevent this?

When applying a drop-shadow filter in Inkscape, the shadow is totally cutoff and not resized properly. The paths are ungrouped and just a simple connected path that has fill and stroke style. The ...
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How do I feather a mask in Sketch?

This same question was marked as a duplicate, so it never got answered here: Sketch: How to get a feathered mask? This is not a duplicate. I'm asking about Sketch, not Photoshop.
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My blur dial is missing in Photoshop

Previously there was a blur dial in my Photoshop by which I could change the blur amount directly on the image. The dial was just outside of the blur pin area (inner circle around the pin). But now ...
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How to simulate a better lens blur, i.e. in linear space, with Gimp?

Human perception of intensity is proportional to the logarithm of the physical intensity. When light from an image enters our eyes, we do not perceive the changes in brightness proportionally, but ...
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Blurred, embedded raster image after importing PDF in Inkscape

I imported a figure from PDF (generated from Latex) into Inkscape as SVG for final editing. It contains a raster image, which for some reason is completely blurred and I cannot figure out why. Any ...
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Instagram profile image is blurred [duplicate]

When I upload this 110x110px image with 100px resolution it seams blurry. Have any idea what's happening? Do you think it's the color?
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Font rendering blurry in browser

So hopefully this is the right form for this question. I'm not much of a designer however on a site I'm working on, I noticed that on my "404" page, the text appears blurry on chrome, and a lot more ...
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How to blur images in bulk?

I have an HTML theme and to avoid copyright issues I want to blur all images so my clients can use it freely. There are 50 images, I need some tool that is free and have the ability to blur images ...
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How do I get this vintage/retro look using Photoshop? [closed]

I'd like to get a similar vintage/retro blur look shown in these images below, using Adobe Photoshop. What would be the best strategy to use to mimic these images effectively?
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How can I achieve this frosted-like effect?

I am trying to use Photoshop to create this effect: The original image can be any image, then I plan to apply a: blur effect semi-opaque white overlay Is this correct? Is there a specific way to do ...
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What are the exact parameters of Apple's Defocus filter?

Apple OS X does a fine job of blurring images with gaussian blur and opacity. Does anyone have the parameters for using PhotoshoSketch to achieve this precision? Apple defocus My defocus
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Blur as adjustment layer?

An adjustment layer changes only the appearance of the layers below it without affecting those lower layers. For example, all color layers below a black-and-white adjustment layer will look black and ...
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When saving Ai file as Jpeg it gets blurry [duplicate]

When I save my .ai file as Jpeg by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S and it gets blurry. No matter how high or low I set in presets. Why? Help!!
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Why Gaussian blur in Illustrator fades into gray?

Why does my Guassian blur in Illustrator go to gray or faded white when I use it?
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How to create outline on blurred shape in photoshop

Hello I need help creating an outline to a blur shape I managed to blur the shape but I'm just trying to create a an outline to the blurred shape so it stands out more and I cannot seem to do it. The ...
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How do I create a radial blur in photoshop? [closed]

I don't remember how to do it I am on a layer mask but I forget what to do after that I remember you can do it but that is about it
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Inkscape: Smooth blur effect

I am following a tutorial which is far too quick for me to see what is being done, I am trying to smooth a kind of blur effect, it looks like it's blur being used, but when I try something similar it ...
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How not to get dark line on the edge of colors when doing gaussian blur

When gausian blurring image that is left half red and right half green there appears somewhat of black border instead of liquid transition from red do green. In photoshop I can use LAB Colorspace and ...
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blur every object behind itself [duplicate]

sorry I am a new guy here and in illustrator, I am gonna make a low opacity and blur object that effects on every object behind itself. like below finally
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How to create a gradient shape that blurs on one side?

How do I achieve the effect in the pictures below where the shape is defined on one side and the shape and gradient blur on the other? (I hope i'm even describing it right)
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Is there an automatic way to resize images to a specific dimension. (blur background and not crop image)

Lets say that I choose a bunch of differents images with diferentes dimensions and sizes (for example) And then I want all files with 1600 X 900px, and magically it transform all images in something ...
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Achieve a tilt-shiftesque effect in Illustrator

I'm looking to create an effect similar to the Photoshop "tilt-shift" blur in Illustrator. All the blur effects in Illustrator I could find only blur the whole element, without any "gradient" so to ...
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Applying a gradient to bloat/blur effects in Photoshop

I am trying to recreate the effect demonstrated on the logo for the Tate galleries in the UK with Photoshop. Here are some of the logo variants: Using quick masking I can emulate the gradient ...
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How do I blur an object in Illustrator? [closed]

I'm trying get this blurry graphic effect in Adobe Illustrator but I'm not succeeding. Can anyone help me?
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Image shows blurry in browser at 100%, but not in photoshop!

I came across this site and saw that it had a couple of blurry images. I checked my browser zoom in Firefox and Chrome and they were both 100%. I copied the images to look at them in Photoshop and ...
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How to create the blur like in this low quality photo?

I'm looking for a way to do that type of blur with Photoshop. Anybody ? You can find more examples on Wiz's Instagram account.
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How can moiré effects be diminished in clothing photographs?

I am almost ready to launch an e-commerce site for a client but some of the clothing images have a strong moiré that is quite disturbing: I know I could blur the photos to get rid of the moiré but: ...
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How to make an acrylic blur using gaussian blur in Affinity Designer

I am using Affinity Designer and it lacks an acrylic blur feature. Is there any way to create an acrylic blur using a gaussian blur? In simple, the first one is a background blur and the second is an ...
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How to create a blurred/glow background for better text readability Photoshop

I am a photoshop newbie, I am trying to add some transparent background for my text in order to make it more readable, but I don't know, how to create simple semi-transparent background with glowing ...
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Limit object view bounds, or better blur technique in Sketch

Using Sketch, I'm trying to duplicate the blur approach used in this image (source): But I can't figure out how to blur properly in Sketch. The closest approach I could find was using background blur....
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Batch convert portrait photo to landscape with blurred, extended background - Windows utility needed (NOT Photoshop)

For a slideshow I want to extend 82 portrait images to landscape so that the image is duplicated as a blurred background, like this: will be turned into This is a one-shot-thing that I probably won'...
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Can I apply Field Blur safely without making a duplicate layer?

I want to use Field Blur but I do not want do that on my primary layer. I wish to use a secondary layer so I can safely edit that layer. But can it be done without having to create copies of the ...
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Illustrator: fuzzy looking icons when exporting to PNG

I have a vector file which contains many objects. One of them is attached below. The top is original, crystal clear/pixel perfect. But I want lower size (dimensions not by filesize). Original images ...
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Area around text & objects looks pixelated after saving

I am using Photoshop CS6 to create a banner of size "500X420" and used resolution 300 PPI. But when i save the image. It looks pixelated around text and object on the image. Please see attached image ...
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Why grainy blur when layering blurred things?

Why is it that when you layer a blurred dot over and over you begin to see the "grains" of grayscale? Is there a fix? Higher resolution? Gamma correction? Higher color bit depth (more colors)?
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When I cut a layer using marquee tool, I get blur edges to cut side. How do I get sharp edges after cut?

I am using rectangular marquee tool to cut a portion of the layer in photoshop cs5, but after cutting, the edges are not sharp, I get blur edges. how can I get sharp edges?
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I want to blur out a part of a video

How can I do this without separately touching up all 150 frames (layers) in Photoshop. I'm using the blur tool.
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Photoshop: how to create an adjustment layer that blurs all layers below?

Right now I'm creating copies of all layers, flatten them all (the copies) to a single layer, and apply blur to this layer. But can it be done without having to create copies of the layers I want to ...