Add A Stargazed Effect To Your Photos

In this tutorial you will learn how to turn a background into a dreamy stargazed filled photo.

First open the image you want to use.

Duplicate this layer. This new layer will be where we had the effects. So, I named it the effects layer.

Now add a layer mask. You can do this simply by clicking the “Add Layer Mask”

button on the bottom of the layers palette.

Next, click on your newly added layer mask, on the white box, and go to Image

> Apply Image, and just leave the default settings.

Now go up to your blending options and change this layer to Screen.

Duplicate this layer. Now you want to click on one of your new layers and go

to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur. You can use whatever settings you wish. I had

to change the distance on mine to as far as it would go to get it to really

show up. I put my angle at 45 degrees.

Once you do this, do the exact same to your other layer you created. Only this

time, you want to use the exact opposite angle, so mine was -45 degrees.

Ok, next, merge these two layers that we added the effects to. Once you do

that, take your eraser, and get rid of the effects that are covering up the

main part of your picture. In mine, I erased the effects that were covering up

the bride and groom.

Once you do that, you are done!

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