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Everything's coming up roses

Everything's coming up roses

Not for nothing is Portland, OR, called The City of Roses. Sure, it's got a fabulous rose garden overlooking downtown. But the town's manhole covers are adorned with roses.

Using Lightroom's Post-Crop Vignetting tool, I set the amount to a positive value (+73), which turned the vignette white instead of black. Using a Roundness setting of +80, I was able to place the vignette right along the edge of the manhole cover without needing any feathering.

For more on how to use the Post-Crop Vignetting tool, see pages 180-181 of the Lightroom 3: Visual QuickStart Guide.

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Exposure/Camera Settings

Resolution: 2471 x 1853
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: Canon PowerShot SD800 IS
Aperture: f/2.8
Focal Length: 4.6mm
Flash Used: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
Shutter Speed: 1/800s
Metering Mode: Pattern

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