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After enabling "Gradient," draw a vertical line on the picture. After drawing a vertical line, a reddish color gradient should appear which will mark that those part of the image will be the focus or the subject of your picture and not to be blurred out.
TomK323 years ago
Now here are a few mistakes that you made. This selection has to be a lot more complicated, for everything that rises vertically from a focused into a blurred area needs to be selected to and kept focused. In you picture there are those poles next to the rail tracks, they are a perfect example for the top of the pole is almost the same distance away as the bottom thus it has to be sharp for the whole length.