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Using a gradient mask to blur part of an image

Nov 29, 2010, 01:44
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Using a gradient mask to blur part of an image
I have a photo and I would like to blur the bottom of the image while leaving the top of the image sharp, similar to limiting the depth of field by using a large f-stop. I created a gradient mask and then used Filters > Blur but it is not working. If I choose the layer that I created the mask on and choose blur, nothing happens. If I choose the layer (background) under the mask then the whole image blurs.

Can anyone offer a suggestion?

Thanks.
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Nov 29, 2010, 02:16
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RE: Using a gradient mask to blur part of an image
That worked great.

Thanks!
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Feb 8, 2012, 02:52
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RE: Using a gradient mask to blur part of an image
Worked nicely for me too, thanks
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