Lens Vignetting

In photography, lens vignetting is a reduction of an image’s brightness or saturation at the corners compared to the image center. The word vignette originally referred to a decorative border in a book. Later, the word came to be used for a photographic portrait which is clear in the center, and fades off at the edges. An online photography school can teach you more about Lens Vignetting.

Lens Vignetting

Lens Vignetting

Lens vignetting is often an undesired effect caused by camera settings or lens limitations. However, it is sometimes purposely introduced for creative effect, such as to draw attention to the center of the frame. For this purpose vignetting filter can be used. A photographer may deliberately choose a lens which is known to produce vignetting to obtain the effect, or it may be introduced with the use of special filters or post-processing procedures.









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