I was wondering if someone knows the name of this effect.
Basically, see how throughout the entire movie there is this soft black fade in the background. Whats that called? Sometimes videos do the same thing but the surrounding halo is out of focus and inside is in focus. Anyone know the standard name of this.
Vignetting - and it's easily acomplished by adding an adjustment layer on the top of your video, adding Exposure to the adjustment layer and then feathering an eliptical mask set to subtract. From a post earlier this morning: