A Guide to
Pleasing Blurs by Arthur Morris and Denise Ippolito covers the basics of creating pleasingly blurred
images, the factors that influence the degree of blurring, the use of
filters in creating pleasing blurs, and a great variety of both
in-the-field and Photoshop techniques that can be used to create
pleasingly blurred images.
Artie and Denise will teach you many different ways to move your lens
during the exposure to create a variety of pleasingly blurred images of
flowers and trees and water and landscapes. They will teach you to
recognize situations where subject movement can be used to your
advantage to create pan blurs, wind blurs, and moving water blurs. They
will teach you to create zoom-blurs both in the field and during
post-processing. Artie shares the techniques that he has used and
developed for making blurred images of flocks of geese in flight at his
beloved Bosque del Apache, and Denise shares her flower blur magic as
well as a variety of creative Photoshop techniques that she has
With the advent of digital capture creating blurred images has become
a great and inexpensive way to go out with your camera and have fun.
And while many folks think that making successful blurred images is the
result of being a sloppy photographer nothing could be further from the
truth. In A Guide to Pleasing Blurs Artie and Denise will help you to
unleash your creative self.
The book is laid out in landscape format to make for easy viewing and easy reading on your computer monitor.
A Guide to Pleasing Blurs is a 271 page PDF is illustrated with 144 different, exciting, and artistic
Arthur Morris is a freelance
nature photographer and writer specializing in birds. With more than
20,000 of his stunning images published all over the globe, Arthur is
recognized as one of the world s premier bird photographers. He is a
Canon Explorer of Light and a Fellow of the North American Nature