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      09-29-2009, 02:58 PM   #1
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Vignette technique

so i tried the vignette technique for the first time on my photos cause the background was kind of boring...what you guys think?






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Gotta love New England with all those damn telephone poles.

I like the selective use of color, though. Nicely done.
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It's too square, vignetting is circular
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not bad except it's not round.
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Gotta love New England with all those damn telephone poles.

I like the selective use of color, though. Nicely done.
haha thanks! the pics were taken at the plymouth airport around noon time and the sun was blazing and i had to find a shaded area for the shoot. the below link is more unedited photos i took.
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=304346


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It's too square, vignetting is circular
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and its a bit heavy for a b&w usually I go a bit more subtle
yea i see what you guys are talking about....i wanted to draw more attention to the cars than the background.....maybe i should just try out the lens correction filter in CS4 instead to get a better vignetting.
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vig effect is supposed to be circular. i believe it first appear due to the lens itself at low f stops and then people started getting creative with using lens hoods and now photoshop....
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i don't care for the coloration of the pics, but the vignette in the second one is nicely done.

personally, I use Tiffen DFX for vignetting, and it also helps improve pictures that are just lacking.
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I would stick with the lens correction filter.. the square looks a little cheesy.
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