Fabby is a free application for Android and iPhone (iOS) capable of applying effects to the background of selfies. Among the options available, is the possibility to blur the background of the photo or even a video natively. Thus, it is possible to reproduce the popular Portrait Mode, the effect of photos taken with Apple devices: iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS and XR, in addition to other top-of-the-line smartphones that have a dual camera.
In the following tutorial, check out how to use the Fabby app to blur the background of your photos. The procedure was performed on an iPhone 8 with iOS 12, but the tips also apply to users of devices with the Google system.
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Learn how to use the Fabby app to blur the background of photos – Photo: Helito Beggiora / dnetc
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Step 1. Install the Fabby app on your phone via the dnetc page. When opening for the first time, it will be necessary to create an account for free via Gmail or Facebook, another option is to click on «Continue without logging in». Then choose the «Blur» option and, just above, set the sharpness. Click on the button once to take a photo or press and hold to record a video;
Take a photo with a blurred background with the Fabby app – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. After capturing a photo or video, tap the share button on the left side of the screen to post the photo to Facebook, Instagram and other social networks. If you want, use the button on the right to save the image in the phone’s photo gallery;
Save or share the photo with the Fabby app – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. If you prefer, you can import an existing image from your gallery to apply the blur. To do this, click on the photo thumbnail just above the shutter button and select the file. Then just choose the desired effect and use the share or save buttons. In addition to «Blurring», «Beauty», «Themes», «Panoramas» and «I’m feeling lucky» effects are available, which apply a random effect.
Import photo from the library in the Fabby app – Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Ready. Take advantage of the tips to produce selfies with blurred background on any cell phone with the Fabby app.
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