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Depth of Field Blur filter for Affinity Photo Beginner's Guide

By Andrew Buckle, Video Tutorial Creator / Designer

Updated : 2021

  1. Filters menu in Affinity Photo

  2. Blur

  3. Depth of field blur

  4. Mode (elliptical etc)

  5. Set center / focus

  6. The transition area (inner and outer)

  7. Radius

  8. Vibrance

  9. Clarity

  10. Apply

depth of field blur filter in Affinity Photo tutorialThe depth of field blur filter for Affinity Photo can be found in the blur category of Affinity Photo's filters. The tool is a destructive filter effect and can be used once or multiple times to great effect in the application.


You can use it across different color channels so the depth of field blur can be used in the red with different settings to the green channel.


You can also use it with selections. You can use the depth of field blur with shapes as well as text to create all kinds of amazing designs. Check out the YT video at the top of the page