How to Blur Backgrounds in GIMP 2.10 – Shallow Depth of Field Effect

In this tutorial, I show you how to blur the background in your photos to make it appear as if you used an expensive lens with a shallow depth of field to take the image. This is a fairly simple effect to create using the foreground select tool and the resynthesizer plugin (i.e. Heal Selection).

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Download the latest version of GIMP 2.10:
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Download the Photo Used in This Tutorial:
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Check out my tutorial on the Resynthesizer Plugin:
https://youtu.be/J61ExqvNcBQ

Watch my tutorial on how to use the Foreground Select Tool:
https://youtu.be/uhRGix-x5Mg

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