How to Blur Canva Background: Photos, Videos And Faces

Master the art of blurring backgrounds to create stunning images in just a few simple steps!

How many times has a silly photobomb ruined your perfect picture or video, a lot right? Well, before you hit delete, check out our article to learn how to sprinkle some Canva’s blur background magic to achieve the desired result across different media formats.

How to Blur Canva Background Photos, Videos And Faces

How to Use Blur Effect on Photos, Videos, and Faces in Canva

The Canva photo editor has many interesting effects, including the blur effect that allows you to tweak your photo or video without hassle. Here are the steps to use Canva’s blur effect for photos, videos, and faces:

How to Blur Photos in Canva

Follow the below steps to blur images in Canva:

1. Open Canva and import the photo that you want to blur.

2. Click on Edit Photo in your top toolbar.

3. Scroll down and select Blur effect under Effects.

4. Click on Whole image.

5. Now, blur the photo by scrolling the Intensity bar according to the requirement.

blur the photo by scrolling the Intensity bar according to the requirement

Also Read: How to Create a Drip Effect in Canva

How to Blur Videos in Canva

Also, Canva allows you to blur a portion of videos to hide some sensitive data. 

1. Open Canva and select the Video template.

2. Under the Video template, click on Mobile video to open a blank template.

3. Add your video to the template by uploading it and select Elements from the left sidebar.

4. Scroll and select Blur from the top options in the element tools.

select Blur from the top options in the element tools

5. Select the blur effect of your choice and it will be applied.

Note: You can adjust the blur position accordingly.

How to Blur Part of a Picture in Canva

You can also blur a part of an image rather than blurring it entirely. 

1. Go to the Blur effect page and choose Brush.

2. Adjust the brush size and intensity bar based on your choice.

3. Left-click on the portion you want to blur and then move the cursor to cover that portion.

4. Now, release the mouse button to achieve the ideal desired.

Blur Part of a Picture in Canva

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How to Blur the Background of Photos Using Canva

Are you worried about selecting an incorrect portion of the image or frustrated to do so? Then, Canva has its built-in Auto Focus feature to blur the background of an image.

1. Launch Canva and upload the photo with a background you want to blur.

2. Click on Edit Photo and select Auto Focus under Effects.

3. The image background will automatically get blurred. Adjust the Blur intensity and Focus position.

Adjust the Blur intensity and Focus position

Blurring backgrounds on Canva is the best way to enhance your visuals, be it photos, videos, or faces. Stay connected to Techcult for more such interesting guides.

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