How to Blur iPhone Photos Backgrounds

The ability to blur (and blur) the backgrounds of iPhone photos is a godsend for anyone interested in portrait photography. One of the most important aspects of portraiture is achieving separation between the subject of your photo and their background. Blurring the background isolates the subject against a distraction-free background, allowing the viewer to focus only on the person in the portrait.

That said, blur isn’t the only technique used in portraiture, and you might not necessarily want it in your photos. For example, sometimes a photographer wants to encapsulate a subject in its environment, if the background is of contextual importance to the photo or to who the subject is as a person. Either way, blur or no blur, what’s important when shooting portraits is the ability to control what’s going on in the background.

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