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Cambridge Phone Boxes

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by richie15, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. richie15

    richie15 Guest

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  2. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    Very cool use of color here, Richie! Well done!
  3. LisaO

    LisaO Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Mar 18, 2010
    New York Metro Area
    Nice Effect!
  4. cosinaphile

    cosinaphile Mu-43 All-Pro

    Dec 26, 2009
    new york city
    how was this done?
  5. BillN

    BillN Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 19, 2010
    SW France
    Photoshop - I think

    select Layers then New Adjustment Layer and then Hue/Saturation
    when the box appears turn the saturation fully down -100

    you now should have a total B&W pic

    you need to let the colour be seen from the Background layer below

    select the brush tool and pic a brush and adjust its diameter to suit the size of the item you want to have in colour.... make sure the opacity is set to 100%

    Now just go over the bit of the pic you want in colour and left click....
    the brush tool will now remove the part of the B&W layer you have the brush on.
    if you make a mistake just click the B&W box to reverse the colours and the when you hold down the left button you can put back the B&W with your brush.

    Obviously you have to start with a colour image
  6. richie15

    richie15 Guest

    Basically, yes see here

    Black and White Partial Color Effect - Putting a Splash of Color in a Black & White Photo - Photoshop Elements Tutorial Page 1

    Tablet helps a bit
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