Google Photos for iOS has received an update that brings along some pretty cool features such as Portrait mode bokeh editing and the ability to change the focal point of the blur. You also have the ability to leave the subject in the photo colored while everything else becomes black and white.
The news of these features was broken by Google Photos on Twitter. In the tweet, the company tells iOS users that they can now adjust bokeh background blur after taking the shot. They can also change the focus of the Portrait mode pictures.
To use these new features, launch the Google Photos app and set it to Portrait mode. Take the shot, and tap on the edit icon to spring up the editing menu. Tap on the icon again to edit the depth and focus. When moving the slider around as you edit, Google appears to be doing some processing of the image. The end result looks strikingly different from the original shot; though it is not always better than the original sometimes.
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