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Creating Beautiful Bokeh Effects Using Photoshop CS6

Field Blur is the simplest of the three filters to use. It is used for making the image blur with the values.

Creating Beautiful Bokeh Effects Using Photoshop CS6

Place the image which you need to create a bokeh effect in the Adobe Photoshop CS6 canvas. I have taken the below image for to get the bokeh effect.

Bokeh Effect

Go to Filter > Blur > Field Blur

Bokeh Effect

When you select this option in the Filter Blur menu, the image opens in a full size editing window of “Blur Gallery” with “Blur Tools” and “Blur Effects” as below

Bokeh Effect

A ‘pin’ is automatically placed in the center of the image, surrounded by an adjustment ring.

Now under the “Field Blur” and “Blur Effects” category adjust the blur intensity according to your need. I have used the below values

Bokeh Effect

This can be seen in the preview. To make the blur effect effective, click “Ok”.

Bokeh Effect

Then you can see a “Progress” bar converting the image into blur, Once it over the image will turn around into a wonderful bokeh effect.

Bokeh Effect

Thereafter I have got the image below with bokeh effect. Its very easy to create bokeh effect.

Bokeh Effect

If you play around the blur intensity in the Blur Gallery, then you can get variation of bokeh effects.

Here I have given two more examples of the same image.

Bokeh Effect

Bokeh Effect

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