How to make black and white pictures with color details

posted on 12th of june, 2012

Making picture like this two in photoshop is really simple.

The first one with multi-colored bubble was made by this way

1. open your picture
2. convert to black and white by layers (you can use "hue and saturation" or "black and white conversion" )
3. click to mask
4. select black brush and uncover color parts of picture. I used opacity about 50%-60% for uncovering bubble colors.

The second picture I made in Amsterdam Red light district in cloudy day and colors were boring except red signboards. So I used different way to make finnal picture.

1. open your picture
2. go to select menu a click on "color range", click "inverse", press shift and select color parts of your picture, click "ok"
3. convert to black and white by layer "hue and saturation" or "black and white"
4. you can make corrections by brushes

Tip: Set your cursors to "precise" mode. Press ctrl+k, select "cursors" in menu and click on "precise".

Comments (9)

Posted by Jimakosbook on June 14, 2012
nice tip and great pictures
Posted by FabioConcetta on June 14, 2012
Thanks for info!!!
Posted by Giannit on June 13, 2012
Thanks for the tips....
Posted by Egomezta on June 13, 2012
Great, thanks for sharing
Posted by Rigsby8131 on June 13, 2012
Very good images!!! Thanks for sharing how they have been done.
Posted by smartview27 on June 12, 2012
Thanks for sharing.
Posted by Jonkio4 on June 12, 2012
thanks for sharing.
Posted by Laurasinelle on June 12, 2012
Thnaks for sharing!
Posted by Lejoch on June 12, 2012
Thanks for sharing and congrats for your shots!

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