Adding a vignette


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Adding a vignette

Generally speaking you might try to avoid a vignette effect in your image, for example, staying away from wide angle lenses that tend to have a little bit more light fall off out toward the edges of the frame. But sometimes you might actually want to add a vignette effect to an image. Let's take a look at one of the ways you can add a darkening of the edges to any photo in Photoshop. The lens correction filter provides a very easy way to add a vignette effect. Of course it can always be used to compensate for an existing vignette, but here we're going to add a darkening around the edge, just to help sort of frame up the image a little bit, to help keep your eye inside the image. Before I actually add that filter effect, I want to convert my background image layer to a smart object so that I can apply a flexible filter to the image. I'll go ahead and choose Filter, and then Convert For Smart Filters from the menu. I'll get an alert confirming that I want to ...

Adding a vignette
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Adding a vignette provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop CS6 Image Optimization Workshop

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