Vignette Effect for Your Images in AKVIS Retoucher


The Vignette effect lets darkening or lightening the edges of a picture that helps to draw your eye to the central part. It’s perfect for creating retro styled images, especially vintage looking portraits. The effect allows you to change a mood or enhance a composition of your image. Vignetting is fabulously easy to implement with AKVIS Retoucher.

Attention! The Vignette option is only available for Home Deluxe and Business licenses.

Vignette Effect


Adjust the parameters of the effect:

Dark/Light Edges (-100..100). The parameter sets the strength of darkening (at negative values) or lightening (at positive values) of the image edges.

Dark Edges
Dark Edges (-100)
Light Edges
Light Edges (100)

Size (1-100). The parameter changes the effect area.

Small Vignette
Size = 50
Wide Vignette
Size = 85

Shape (100..100). The parameter affects rounding of the edges and changes the central part of the image from a rectangle (at negatives values) to a circle (at positive values).

Almost Rectangle
Shape = -50
Shape = 50

Smooth Transition (0-100). The parameter adjusts the smoothness of the border between the vignette and the central part. Increasing the value increases the fading effect.

Clear Vignette Effect
Smooth Transition = 0
Blurred Vignette Effect
Smooth Transition = 20

Position. Move the white marker to shift the vignette. You can see the current coordinates of the center in the X and Y fields.

Shift to The Right
Shift to The Top
Moving Vignette


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