How to Make a Soft Vignette in Any Shape Using Photoshop Elements 2021 2020

How to Make a Soft Vignette in Any Shape Using Photoshop Elements 2021 2020

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In this tutorial I show you how to create a Soft Edge Vignette using Photoshop Elements in any shape you want. This is a great way to break out of using just elliptical vignettes and add more interest to a photo project.

00:00 Photoshop Elements Soft Vignette Effect Intro
00:32 Original Image duplicating background
00:58 Center the Portrait
01:08 Planning to extend background
01:27 Duplicate background to fill in missing image area
01:54 Merge two image layers together
02:07 Use Clone Stamp Tool to clean up image
03:46 Be careful around the head
05:20 Use the Custom Shape Tool to add a shape to the image
06:06 Set Opacity to 50% to position shape
06:18 ctrl click shape thumbnail to make selection
06:29 Move to image layer, hit Layer Mask button
06:40 Change the background
07:10 Use Gaussian Blur Filter to soften edge of layer mask
07:42 This will work with any shape
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This Photoshop Elements Soft Vignette tutorial was recorded in Photoshop Elements 2020 but will also work just as well in other versions of Adobe Photoshop Elements.

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