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Chapter 11. 38 Special: Photographic Spe... > Burned-In Edge Effect (Vignetting) - Pg. 322

The Photoshop CS2 Book for Digital Photographers Burned-In Edge Effect (Vignetting) In the Camera Raw chapter, I showed you how to add vignetting (burned-in edges) using the Vignette option in the Camera Raw dialog, but to use Photoshop's Camera Raw plug-in, you have to be shooting in RAW mode on your camera. However, if you want to apply a similar technique (a very wide vignette that acts more like a soft light) to your regular photos (JPEG, TIFF, etc.), here's how to do just that: Step One: Open the photo to which you want to apply a burned-in edge effect. Just so you know, what we're doing here is focusing attention through the use of light--we're burning in all the edges of