Dictionary of Computer and Internet Terms for: vignette

a rounded image with edges that shade gradually into the background. Many photopaint programs have a filter that produces a vignetted effect upon any image.

Dictionary of Marketing Terms for: vignette
  1. illustration, photograph, or halftone print in which the outer edge or background gradually and irregularly fades off until it blends into the unprinted paper.
  2. camera lens covering that will fade off the edges or background of a camera shot.
  3. technique used in commercial production where several situations that emphasize the qualities of a product are shown in rapid sequence. Each situation shows a scene of people enjoying the product as they enjoy life, sometimes accompanied by lively music.
  4. small drawing or illustration that appears in the body text of an advertisement.
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