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How to censor your photos for social media, non-destructively in Photoshop

On many social media sites, for various reasons, we are seeing a high degree of censorship and banning for anything consider “Mature”. Regardless of your personal feelings on the matter, for those of us producing fine art nude or boudoir photography it’s becoming increasingly difficult to share our uncensored work over the internet. Here is a quick tip on how to create a frosted glass effect that nondestructively blurs only the parts of your image you choose, to satisfy the interweb censors and people parts police.

Turn Your Phone 90 Degrees (NSFW)

Vertical Video. Unless you’re hanging a television set in portrait aspect ratio (think digital signage) there’s likely no reason to shoot this way. Video is a panoramic medium (embrace it).

Using Negative Fill Flash (NSFW)

Guest Post & Photos by Abba Shapiro I find when photographing people controlling light is the key. I often see photographers diligently re-positioning their strobes to control the light but