I love a nice blurred background to put the focus on the subject of my photos, but I am not a strong photographer – and getting it to look perfect naturally is a challenge. That’s why I love Photoshop! This tutorial I found is a great one for getting a nice, believable, blurred background! It does take practice to get your subject looking great, but once you figure it out – you can create some beautiful photos! 

Learn how to create a believable blurry background in Photoshop without leaving behind a halo!

Source: Believable Background Blurring – Morgan Burks