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I am trying to recreate a transparent png image so that I can place my featured item in this glowing space

What is the technique used here to accomplish the smooth glowing white effect in Photoshop?

http://relogik.com/

Sorry if this is not the place to post this, just trying to figure out a slick way of accomplishing something like this on my page.

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  • First create a layer and fill it with your background color.
  • create a new layer above the first layer
  • in this layer create a circle with the marquee tool then fill it with white
  • Ctrl/Cmd + D to deselect the circle.
  • make sure the circle layer is still selected, (the circle should not have marching ants around it)
  • apply a radial filter (setting about 50 select zoom)
  • repeat as desired
  • then apply a gaussian blur to the layer, (pretty high setting, play around with it)
  • You can then adjust the opacity of the layer as necessary

remember you can use your history view to step back and readjust things as necessary

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