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add color to black and white photos? - vanessa - 08-11-2007 10:34 AM

I have seen a few photos where part of the photograph is colored while the other part is black and white. How is this done? Which is the ideal software to use? Please help!


RE: add color to black and white photos? - FReakArTist - 08-11-2007 10:45 AM

Photoshop will be the ideal software for your purpose. You can use the lasso tool to select the portion that you want to stay colored,
then Invert the selection and then go to Image>Adjustments>Desaturate.

If you want to add color that is not part of the image, Desaturate the entire image, select the Brush tool and set the Mode to Color. Select a color, then paint over the portion you want to color.


RE: add color to black and white photos? - vanessa - 08-16-2007 09:55 AM

Thanks alot. It worked perfectly!