Add a vignette effect Photoshop Black-and-White


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Adding a vignette effect

By darkening the edges of an image, you'll help ensure that the viewer stays within the photo, rather than wandering outside and perhaps losing interest. In this lesson, I'll show you my preferred method for applying a vignette effect. The key in my mind is to utilize a separate layer to maximize your flexibility in finetuning the effect. In this case, I have an image that I've already converted the black and white and that has had a sepia tone effect added to it. However, I'm working with a flattened version of the image just to keep it simple here. The first thing I need to do is to add a new layer that I'll use to apply the vignette effect on.

However, I want that layer to have special properties. So I'm going to click on the Create New Layer button, the blank sheet of paper icon at the bottom of Layers panel, but I'm going to hold the Alt key on Windows or the Option key on Macintosh while I do so. This will cause the New Layer dialog to app...

Adding a vignette effect
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Adding a vignette effect provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Black-and-White Workshop

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