How to change a photo to black and white with some color

How 2 change a photo to black and white with some color

This will show you how to change a photo to black and white with some color in photoshop.

First of all when you are in photoshop, open the photo that you want to use. You can do this by clicking on file – open or Ctrl + O.

Choose the the photo and open it.

When your photo is open you will pres Ctrl + J to duplicate your layer or you can go to Layer – Duplicate layer and click to continue.

First step

First step

Now you will pressĀ  Shift + Ctrl +U or go to Image – Ajustments – Desaturate. This will make the image grayscale. Make sure you are on the top layer after this step and take the erasor tool.

Second step

Second step

Now you can zoom in by pressing Ctrl + + and Zoom out by pressing Ctrl + –

Zoom in and start clicking on the photo with the erasor tool. You will see that it brings back the color of the photo where you click and leave the rest in black and white. You can change your brush size by pressing [ or ] next to your enter on your keyboard.

Final step

Final step

Now when you are done you can press Ctrl + E to flatten your image (makes the 2 layers one again) and then go to File – Save as and save your image as a jpeg and you are done. Easy right ?

First of all when you are in photoshop, open the photo that you want to use. You can do this by clicking on file – open or Ctrl + O.

Author: Johan Bosman

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