Photoshop blur background or removing a background image is a matter of blurring the background with only the subject of the image is sharp. This allows the subject of the photo to be highlighted and more depth.

How to photoshop blur background

Step 1: You open the image to open the background in photoshop by pressing Ctrl + O or select File -> Open.

Step 2: Select the Quick Selection Tool in the toolbar on the left, or press the W key on the keyboard. This tool will help us select the area to highlight in the photo, specifically here is the girl.

Step 3: After selecting the Quick Selection Tool, you hover over the image area of the girl so that the dashed line surrounds the subject.

Step 4: Press Ctrl + Shift + I to invert the selected area. That area will now be the background around the girl. And we will blur this area.

Step 5: To blur the background select Filter -> Blur -> Gaussian Blur …

Step 6: Now you will see the background around the girl has been blurred, you can drag the horizontal bar in the Gaussian Blur window or adjust the parameters in the Radius box to increase the opacity for the background, customize Then click OK to apply.

Finally, press Ctrl + D to remove the dashed lines. And this is the result after successfully blurring the background image.

Here is the quickest and easiest way to make your background blur with photoshop. Hopefully through this article you will have your own beautiful photos and the best. Thank you for watching the post. Good luck!