Creating a quick vignette


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Creating a quick vignette

Another element of cinematic color-- It's actually nothing to do with color at all, but as far as like colorizing the frame and shaping the frame, one of the thing that's really popular is creating a vignette, basically darkening the edges. And it's another way to draw in focus. In the same way that cinematographer might use depth of field to maybe make this tree in focus or this shrubbery in focus and then make the background out of focus, to basically focus your eye somewhere, we can kind of do the same thing with the vignette. The look is very cool.

So, here is what we are going to do. We are going to be doing some steps. We are going to be talking about masks a little bit, but really, we are not going to have the masks discussion until a little bit later on this training series. So, a lot of these steps I just want you to follow along, but you might not know what we're doing just yet, but that's okay. I am going to right-click in a blank area of the Timeline panel to c...

Creating a quick vignette
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Creating a quick vignette provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the After Effects CS5 Essential Training

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Video
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After Effects
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