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Focus Magic Tutorials

These tutorials explain how to use Focus Magic in detail. You can choose to either read the tutorial as an article or watch a video presentation.

To watch the video presentations, you'll need to have Adobe Flash Player installed. If you don't have it, you can download it from here. You'll also need a high speed broadband connection and your sound turned on.

Tutorial 1 – Getting Started

It is recommended that all new users of Focus Magic read this tutorial before using the software.

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Tutorial 2 – Motion Blur – Fixing Streaking Stars

This picture of a comet has stars in the background which have become streaks of light. Focus Magic restores them back to the dots they should have been.

Read Tutorial | Watch Video (Duration: 4 minutes)


Tutorial 3 – Motion Blur – Where Are Those Architraves

This example shows how lost detail can be recovered. The image has motion blur at about 45 degrees (see the streak in the bottom left hand corner of the Before image). The architraves which were unrecognizable in the before image can now be seen quite clearly. The streak has become a dot.

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Tutorial 4 – Motion Blur – Anyone for a Game of Tennis?

It is a bit more difficult to identify the type of blur in this image, but the presenter puts his Sherlock Holmes magnifying glass into action to repair this image.

Read Tutorial | Watch Video (Duration: 7 minutes)


Tutorial 5 – Out-of-Focus Blur – Circles of Light

This tutorial explains how the blur width can be accurately determined from "Circles of Light".

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Tutorial 6 – Out-of-Focus Blur – Eye See

In this example the mans eye is restored back to what it should have been. The glint in his eye has become a smaller point of light.

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Tutorial 7 – Forensics – Getting the Most Detail

This tutorial shows how to get the most detail out of an image, whether it is for forensic purposes or just your own family photos.

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