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Creating Image Vignettes

Save a Few Round Trips to Photoshop

For centuries, painters drew the viewer’s eye to a subject by using a softened image edge called a vignette. Today you can add vignettes to images in Adobe Photoshop. But creating image vignettes directly in InDesign can often be faster, easier to edit, and more efficient to manage across long documents.

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Conrad Chavez

Conrad Chavez

Conrad Chavez has provided education and training for digital media and publishing for over 20 years. His work includes the last three editions of the book Real World Adobe Photoshop for Photographers and the video Color Management for Photographers and Designers. He also contributes articles to publications including and, and is a photographer. To learn more about Conrad, please visit
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