The Vignette effect in Lightroom is used to lighten or darken the edges of a photo. In this video, learn how to use it to improve almost any image.
- [Instructor] I use Vignette effects … on pretty much every photo. … With a vignette you can either darken or lighten the edges. … Vignette's found in the Effects panel, … which is inside of Edit. … I'm going to jump there with a Command + Three. … You could do the same with Control + Three on Windows. … Then I'm going to close out the Library panel here. … Let's see how we can add a vignette to this subject … and really improve the composition here. … I'm going to take the Vignette to the left for a minus amount, … which slightly darkens down the edges. … You could go to the right to lighten it, … but I'm not really a fan of that look. … I like to darken the edges down. … A vignette can be very subtle and barely perceptible … and still work to improve the image composition. … Let's do a before and after … and see how that very slight Vignette … really helps this image. … It pulls the focus onto our subject. … Vignettes, they work great for landscape images too. … Here we have a pretty Irish landscape …
- Understanding the histogram
- Enhancing image details
- Adding a vignette effect
- Reducing noise
- Straightening a subject with geometry
- Making creative color adjustments for drama
- Reducing distractions
- Highlighting your subject
- Adding and smoothing detail
- Exporting photos
- Selecting file options for web or print
Skill Level Beginner
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1. The Basics: Composition, Tone, Color
2. Beyond the Basics: Effects and Detail
3. Selective Edits for Impact
4. Get Photos Out of Lightroom
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