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Passenger Seat: Creating a Photographic Project from Conception through Execution in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom by Julieanne Kost

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Chapter 25. Special Effects

Technique is different than style. Techniques are like gloves; anyone can buy and use them. Style is like a fingerprint—unique to the individual.

GREGORY HEISLER

Vignetting, Grain, and Dehaze are all found under the Effects panel and can all be used to add a range of subtle (or obvious) looks to an image to help reinforce the story that you’re telling. For example, vignettes can range from adding a slightly darker or lighter edge effect to solid black or white edges around the frame. Grain can help soften noisy images or create a bolder, more traditional film look. Dehaze can either cut through such atmospheric effects as smog, making an image appear clearer, or help create a soft, ethereal stylistic effect.

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