Selective Coloring

A PiPhoL posted a question about how to make selective coloring. I answered his query and that post gives me an idea of doing this particular photo in selective color

manila cathedral



Steps in selective color in photoshop

1. Copy layer (ctrl+j)
2. Go to top layer
3. Open hue & saturation (ctrl+u) and put the saturation to 0 (to the left)
4. Select background layer
5. Pick eraser tool (ctrl+e)
6. Pick brush (b)
7. Choose rounded brush adjust by right cliking or ([ or ])
8. Adjust hardness to suit usage

9. Erase the area of the tshirt
10. Flatten then save
11. Voila you now have a selective color photo

Easiest but tricky method is Selective Color

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Regie Fernando

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