Create the vignette effect with these 3 techniques
A vignette effect can help you focus the viewer’s attention on the center of the image by darkening the corners of it. In this video I will show you 3 ways of creating the vignette effect using the Lens Correction tool, the layer mask, and using selections. Enjoy
#11 – Adjustments – Photoshop for beginners
Adjustments are used to change the colors and contrast of your image. In this tutorial I will show you the benefits of using adjustment layers and show you a few of the most common ones like Hue/Saturation, Color Balance or Levels and Curves.
#7 Using Layer Masks – Photoshop for beginners
More beginner tutorials here: http://www.psdbox.com/category/beginners-serie/
Learn how to work non destructively with layer masks.
Landscape image: http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=view&id=1086684
Sky image: http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=view&id=108861