In this photoshop photo effects tutorial, i will show you how to create fake tilt-shift photo effect in photoshop. You can take any normal photo you like and turn it into a stunning lensbaby tilt-shift image with Photoshop’s powerful tools.
It’s simple! With just a few adjustment layers and the all-important Lens Blur you can turn any photo into a miniaturized, highly stylized photograph. Let’s get started!
Lensbaby Tilt-Shift Photo Effect Tutorial :
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Open up image & duplicate it (CTRL+J)
When creating or taking a tilt-shift photo, make sure that you’re above the area you are capturing or using a photo at that angle.
press (Q) to edit in Quick Mask Mode.
Select your Gradient Tool (G)
Select the type of gradient as Reflected Gradient
make sure Foreground to Background with the colors being black and white
select which area you want the focus to be
Drag your gradient with a small stroke
Everything inside the red gradient is what will be the focus point. Everything outside it will be blurred.
press (Q) again to get out of Quick Mask Mode and back into Standard Mode
The red gradient will now turn into a selection area
Now go to Filter – Blur – Lens Blur
You may play around with the settings but the default works just fine for this.
Focus is set, it’s time to apply some adjustment layers
Increase vibrance to make colors look plastic
Add apply image command to make contrast applied only to bright areas
Same way add exposure
Again add apply image but this time make exposure applied only to shadows
That’s it. we’re done.