Adding a vignette


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Adding a vignette

Earlier, we talked about how the photographer's job, when composing a shot, is to help guide the viewer's eye. We looked at tonal control as a way to lead the viewer through your image. But there are many other options, and one of the most effective is vignetting. Of course, earlier we viewed vignetting as a problem, and we looked at ways to remove it. But there will be times when adding a vignette might be exactly what you need to guide the viewer's eye through your image. Now, we could have added a vignette in Camera Raw, but honestly I didn't think of it at the time because I didn't know the image needed it.

It wasn't until I got here to Photoshop and made some other corrections that I started to realize well, it's kind of just grass going out both sides of the image here. My eye doesn't really know what to do; it just wonders off. Maybe if there was a vignetting, because I can see a little bit of it here, maybe if there was all the way around the imag...

Adding a vignette
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Adding a vignette provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Photoshop CS5: Landscape Photography

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Photography
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