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Tool #5 - Radial Filter


Radial Filter

The Radial Filter tool works like the Graduated Filter tool.

You drag out a circle or oval instead of a gradient.

You can:

• Create vignettes.

• Smooth uneven lighting, such as from pop-up flash.

• Lighten the dark corners when using some wide-angle lenses.

To make a circle, press and hold Shift when you drag it out.

At the bottom of the Radial Filter panel, you can:

• Adjust the feathering.

• Invert the mask.

To move the circle/oval, click and hold inside it, and drag.

To change the shape, click and hold one of the handles on the circle/oval, and drag.