Add a vignette

Use the Add a vignette filter to reduce the saturation at the edges of your image compared to its center. Here's how you can do it in Photoshop.

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With one click, you can darken the edges of your image to bring focus to its center in Photoshop and have them ready to use in your composites.

  1. You can access the Discover Panel in Photoshop using the search icon at the upper right of the interface. Alternatively, you can use the Cmd/Ctrl + F keyboard shortcut or choose Help > Photoshop Help from the menu bar.

  2. In the Discover Panel dialog box, navigate to the Browse > Quick Actions section and scroll down to the Add a vignette quick action. 

  3. Click the Apply button and you will see your image get transformed by bringing soft focus to its center.


    To try on a different layer, select the one you want from the Layers panel, then click Refresh.

  4. You can further refine your action on the image by going to Filter > Camera Raw Filter and adjusting different settings, such as Exposure, Contrast, and Highlights

  5. Click the Revert button to undo the quick action's steps all at once. Click Browse more quick actions to choose from a variety of quick actions you can apply to your image.


The Lens flare quick action is not available for layers with a smart filter. 

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