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Focal Points

Focal Points

Author Name: TDW

1. I used the image below, feel free to use your own image:

2. Now select the Elliptical Marquee Tool from the toolbar. Hold shift and make a circle over the part you want the image to be focused on, I put the circle over the surgery. After making your select go to Select>Inverse. Your selection should look like this:

3. Now go to Edit>Copy then Edit>Paste. Your layers window should look like this:

4. Now on the Layer 2 you need to apply Filter>Blur>Radial Blur. And use these settings:

There you go, you are done. Here is my focal point effect: