Join Jan Kabili for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying a vignette in Guided Edit, part of Up and Running with Photoshop Elements 11.
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Let's look at one more Guided Edit, this one to add a vignette, or a darkening…or lightening at the corners of an image, to direct the viewer's attention…toward a subject in the center of an image.…I will select this photo of some pastries that I took in Paris, and I'll…click the Editor button.…That opens the Editor.…I will make sure that I'm working in Guided Edit mode, and then I will come over…to the column on the right to find the Vignette Guided Edit.…I am going to close this Touchups category of Guided Edits by clicking the arrow…to the right of Touchups, and I'll click the arrow to the right of Photo…Effects, and down here is the Vignette Effect.…
I will click that and that brings up the instructions in the column on the right…for adding a vignette effect to this photo.…Here's an example of what a vignette effect is.…You can see that the corners are darkened around the dog's face, forcing your…attention to his face.…If I roll over that example, you can see the original photo without the vignette.…
The course begins with a look at how to import your photos into Elements, and then dives right into editing photos with the Photo Fix, Quick Edit, and Guided Edit workspaces. Jan also introduces the Expert Edit workspace, which provides tools for making selections, retouching, compositing, adding text, and more. Finally, the course reviews the Elements 11 sharing features, including crafting photo creations like greeting cards, emailing photos, and sharing photos on Facebook.
- What is Elements?
- Working with catalogs
- Importing photos from your computer, camera, or iPhoto
- Applying one-click photo adjustments in the Organizer
- Using Quick Edit and Guided Edit in the Editor
- Retouching with the Healing Brush tools
- Correcting skin tones
- Editing automatically with actions
- Organizing photos by people, places, or events
- Sharing photos by email and on Facebook