Vignetting to drive attention


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Vignetting to drive attention

A vignette is a darkening in the corners of your image. It's caused by your lens, and one of the marks has a good lens is a lack of vignetting. You will most often find vignetting when shooting in extremely wide angles. If you have vignetting throughout the zoom range on your camera then you probably need to think about a lens upgrade. That said, there are times when you want vignetting. A vignette can drive attention to the center of your image and help control the viewer's eye. The thing is, you want control of when a vignette happens. This is why you don't want a lens with a vignette problem; instead, you want the ability to shoot clean images because you can add any vignetting that you want later using Photoshop.

Here is an image you saw before. This is what we used as our vignette- correction example. And here you can see that I have gone through and done my black-and-white correction, some tonal adjustments, and I have got my image coming along pretty well here. But still...

Vignetting to drive attention
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Vignetting to drive attention provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Composition

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