This tutorial will teach you how to censor a number plate. You can use this effect hide the characters of a number plates. This is useful if you don’t want anyone knowing your car registration number. I have used a free stock image of a car which is available from: www.everystockphoto.com
Censor number plate
Open the image you wish to censor the number plate of.
Select the Rectangular Marquee tool or the Polygonal Lasso tool and make a selection around the area you want to censor like below:
Now select Filter > Pixelate > Mosaic. I have used 10 for the cell size, but you can experiment with the cell size to get the effect you wish.
You should now have a censor number plate.
Why not checkout the change number plate characters tutorial?