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How do I create motion blur in the background behind a moving car?

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Hi I'm a car photographer and I just discovered Affinity Photo and love it I just have a specific edit I'm trying to achieve that I haven't found the exact tutorial for.   I do a lot of rolling shots for cars and aside from the partial motion blur the camera does I need a way to intensify the motion blur when editing like in the picture.  I found the motion blur layer and it didn't work exactly like the pictures, maybe I'm doing it wrong, but some instructions would be greatly appreciated! I want to note that I like the motion with the lines on the road not just blurred background and the car needs to remain in focus exactly like the pictures.

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2 hours ago, JFisher said:


This tutorial explains how to add a motion blur effect, you can use the eraser tool to deselect certain areas of the image to preserve the car. 

Deselecting parts of the image didn't work for me - I could still see a halo where the original image bled into the blurred area, regardless of the direction of the blur.  As with other blur effects, I found I got better results by cutting out the sharp area and pasting it back in when the blurring was finished.  I was able to produce a much stronger blur by reapplying the filter after I'd merged the first one.

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