OnOne software focalpoint 2

Before

OnOne software focalpoint 2

After: You can use a planar Focus Bug to replicate the miniature effect that's so popular right now. The real key, though, is shooting the right subject from the right angle.

OnOne software focalpoint 2 review

Before

OnOne software focalpoint 2

After: You can use the manual Focus Brush to re-sharpen any areas of the subject that fall outside the Focus Bug range, such as the metal pole this boat is moored to.

OnOne software focalpoint 2 review

Before

OnOne software focalpoint 2 review

After: A single, circular Focus Bug was used here to blur the background but keep our subject's face sharp. It's not as precise as a selection, but quicker and more natural-looking.

OnOne software focalpoint 2 review

Before

OnOne software focalpoint 2 review

After: Many subjects benefit from a combination of defocusing and vignetting. You can match the vignette effect to the Focus Bug, or position it relative to the photo edges.

OnOne software focalpoint 2 review

Before

OnOne software focalpoint 2 review

After: Some subjects need a little help from Photoshop. The Quick Select tool was used to select this statue, then the background blur was added in FocalPoint.

OnOne software focalpoint 2 review

Before

OnOne software focalpoint 2 review

After: Focus Bugs are fairly imprecise and there are areas of this picture that are blurred where they should be sharp, and vice versa. Visually, though, the effect works well.