Add a custom vignette Photoshop


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Adding a custom vignette

I'm very happy with how my images are turning out. It took a variety of adjustments to start off with the effect and really the most important thing was applying HDR toning. That adjustment really put the finishing touches on the basic effect that I was after and at this point, I feel that I have a. Pretty much finished image, but I would like to add one additional detail. I want to add a little bit more drama to the image, and also help to sort of frame up the photo, by adding a vignette effect. But not just a typical vignette, where mostly the corners get darkened, and the edges of the image don't get darkened all that much.

Instead I'm going to create, essentially, a rectangular vignette, so that I'm adding something of a dark frame around the photo. I'll blend that in, of course, but that's the basic idea that I'm after. So I'm going to start off. By creating a selection that will define the area of the image that I want to darken. I'll go to the toolbox and c...

Adding a custom vignette
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Adding a custom vignette provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Artist in Action: Tim Grey's Photo Optimization Techniques

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