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Photoshop Blur Gallery tools, plus three Effects tabs for Bokeh, Motion, and Noise, offer many options to fine-tune or transform your images.
Photoshop Blur filters are designed primarily for retouching images—to soften, haze, cloud, fuzz, or distort specific areas of a picture or the entire image. Here's how to use them.
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Photoshop styles are works of art that can be applied to text, objects, vector shapes, illustrations, or photos. Here's how to access and use them.
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