Blurring an object in the foreground of a photo

One of my class members, Falon, asked me how to blur the rocks in the foreground of her beautiful photo: I have helped people blur backgrounds many times, but foreground blurring isn’t so common. While the two techniques are similar, it goes without saying that...

Shrinking an object in a photo

This post is a bit of fun.  I was asked for help to shrink this guy’s head as a prank. I love pranks, but that’s not the reason I’m posting this.  There are some very important principles here, which you can use every time you need to reduce the size...

Fixing a crossed eye

Messing with eyes is very dangerous.  If you get it a tiny bit wrong, it can look horribly bad.  So please tread cautiously if you need to do this. A while ago I was asked for help to move the iris on this photo: First, I selected the inside of the “good”...