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Photoshop How-To: The “Pleasantville” Effect

November 16, 2010 by  
Filed under All Posts, Photography

Today’s post is a little different for us. Yesterday an associate of mine asked me to show her how to colorize a photo using Photoshop. So I made a little video tutorial to quickly show her rather than try to walk her through it over the phone.

Since many of you use Photoshop in your business, I thought you would possibly enjoy this quick tutorial on selecting and isolating a color in Photoshop while keeping the rest of the image black and white.

Do you like the “Pleasantville” effect in photos? You can add interest to your photo by easily emphasizing a color. It is a nice technique and looks like it would be much harder to achieve than it is.

I’m using an older version of Photoshop – Photoshop 8 for Mac – so you may find some of the tools and pull down options a little different on your system.

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