Creating a vignette


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Creating a vignette

Continuing where we left off with cinematic color, another way that we can add great cinematic quality to the visual aspect of our film is by creating something called a vignette. Basically, we're just going to darken the edges here. It's amazing what a difference that makes. To do this, I'm going to go to the Project panel, and I'm going to create some new, black video. I can go ahead and click OK here. Drag this down to video track 2 above our footage and extend this for the duration of our footage here. We're actually, believe it or not, going to apply an effect in the Generate category of our Video Effects, called Circle.

Just stay with me here, I'm not insane. Drag this Circle effects to the Black Video, and it creates this little white dot kind of in the middle here. That's the purpose of this is to create maybe circles for our motion graphics or what have you. But if we open up the parameters for Circle, and first we're going to choose Invert Circle - yea...

Creating a vignette
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Creating a vignette provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chad Perkins as part of the Premiere Pro CS5 Essential Training

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Video
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Premiere Pro
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