Creating an edge-fade effect


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Creating an edge-fade effect

Sometimes you don't have to create a dramatic affect to produce an interesting and creative result. In this lesson, I'm going to show you a very simple Edge Fade Effect where the image gradually fades away at the edges, rather than having a crisp edge. I'll accomplish this by adding a white border to the image that includes a soft edge through the use of a layer mask. So my first step will be to add a new image layer. I'll go ahead and Click on the Create New Layer button. And then I will fill this layer with white. I'll do that by choosing Edit > Fill from the menu, and then setting the use pop up to white. Making sure my blend mode is set to normal and the opacity at 100%. And then I'll Click OK.

I'll create a layer mask and I'm going to use a selection as the basis of that layer mask. So I'll choose the Rectangular Marquee tool from the toolbox, and then Click and Drag within the image, to define the selection that I'd like to ...

Creating an edge-fade effect
Video duration: 3m 3s 2h 19m Intermediate

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Creating an edge-fade effect provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects Workshop

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