Tilt Focus Video Effect

This effect is also known as the "miniature" effect; it allows you to focus on a specific part of the image while blurring the surrounding area. The aim of the effect is to simulate a miniature by producing an optical illusion in which the image resembles a photo of miniaturized scenery.
Time-Lapse Video Tilt Focus Effect

Settings


You can adjust 4 different parameters when creating the miniature effect:
  • Top - defines how much of the top part of the image will be blurred (in percent)
  • Bottom - defines how much of bottom part of the image will be blurred (in percent)
  • Fall Off - defines the size of the region of the image that remains in the focus (in percent)
  • Blur - defines the blur strength for the affected part of the image
Time-Lapse Video Tilt Focus Effect Settings

Example

Focus can be created in one part of the image. In this example an image of a city by a bay, adjusting the values for the two parameters, top and bottom, produces a miniaturizing effect on the scenery in the middle of the frame. This effect will be displayed in the Preview window of the time-lapse software.
Time-Lapse Video Tilt Focus Effect Example
Note: this effect is available in the free version of Time-Lapse Tool.

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