I know what you are thinking already, and you probably cringed at the thought of the word vignette.  However, vignettes can be very powerful if used correctly!

A powerful vignette can attract your viewer and pull them in without them even having the slightest bit that you grabbed them by their puppy scruff with your kick ass vignette skills!  A bad vignette can make the viewer feel as if they are poaching your focal point!

There are several ways to make a successful vignette from Camera Raw, to the hand made masked vignette.  Check out this video tutorial for some vignetting techniques and quite possibly some vignetting inspiration!




Blake Rudis
f.64 Academy and f.64 Elite are the brainchildren of Blake Rudis. While he is a landscape photographer he is most passionate about post-processing images in Photoshop and mentoring others.

For Blake, it is less about the art and more about the process. He dives deep into difficult topics and makes them easy to understand through his outside the box thinking.
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