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How to add color to black & white digital photo

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Old 07-21-2007, 04:59 PM
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Question How to add color to black & white digital photo

I am new to photoshop elements 5.0. What I am trying to do is take a digital photo with my sister holding her bouqet & add color only to the flowers.
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Old 07-21-2007, 06:08 PM
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Re: How to add color to black & white digital photo

Duplicate the Background layer, desaturate then add a mask to the desaturated layer (white mask) and use a black paint brush on the mask to paint back areas where you want color.
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Old 12-03-2008, 07:31 AM
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Re: How to add color to black & white digital phot

You can also create a masking filter to colourise the digital photo for repetitive colourings
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