Creating Motion Blur Effect in Photoshop

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on May 27th, 2011 | 16 Comments

Motion Blur in Photoshop. Using Photoshop Motion Blur Filter to create a sense of speed. In this Photoshop tutorial I will show you how to apply Motion Blur to moving objects in Adobe Photoshop

1)  For our motion blur effect tutorial, I am making use of the image below:

2)  Go to Filter > Blur > Radial Blur and make the following changes:

This is what this does to the image:

3)  Next, I am going to bring in a car and place it on the image.

4)  Duplicate (CTRL+J) the layer containing the car.

5)  With the duplicate layer selected, go to Filter > Blur > Radial Blur and make the following changes:

6)  Again, with the duplicate layer still selected, using the Eraser Tool, remove the blur off the car so that it remains only on the edges of the car. This makes it look like the car is moving.

I have repeated the same steps for different cars and this is the Final Result:


16 Responses

  1. Posted on: 6-3-2011

    Nice & easy tutorial! Please keep publishing these kinds of easy tutorials for the beginners, which is rare to found on the net. Thank you very much!

  2. Posted on: 6-9-2011


  3. Posted on: 6-13-2011

    nice outcome. go on.

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    Appreciate that you shared this.

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  8. Sarah Jane
    Posted on: 11-17-2011

    Easy and fun!!! Thanks for sharing this!!

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