There's something special about the classic look of black and white photos. Learn how to convert your color pictures into black and white using Adobe Photoshop. It takes a little practice to get good results in black and white using my method, but once you get your feet wet, y ...more
Color Black and White Photos
Jordan shows us how to take a normal color image and convert it to black and white or grayscale in Photoshop CS3. This is a simple effect that can be done in many different ways with different Photoshop tools. Check out the method for creating black and white photos in this tu ...more
In this video tutorial you will learn to use Photoshop to colorize a black and white photo image. Learn to use the color sampler tool to get the color you want. A cool trick you will learn is to use the Hue/Saturation tool to replace color you do not like. Color a black and wh ...more
You can convert any color photo to black and white photo. In Photoshop CS3, There are 4 ways to do it. 1. You need to go to the Image-Mode and then click Grayscale. It will convert your image to black & white photo. 2. Go to the Image-Adjustments-Desaturate. Then you will see ...more
Watch this video to learn how to traditionally hand-color silver gelatin black and white photographs.
In this three-part tutorial series, you'll learn how to touch up and colorize a black-and-white photograph in Adobe Photoshop. This clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just ...more
This is the effect you sometimes see on black and white posters of children with that slight touch of color. Learn how to create this effect in Adobe Photoshop
Amazing instructional that shows how easy it is to add color to a black and white photograph in Photoshop. Little Photoshop experience required to pull this off!
This video takes you through the steps of colorizing a black and white photo using Photoshop. There is no instruction so you have to watch carefully and knowledge of Photoshop will help.
Convert color images to striking black and white with a little help from Photoshop's Channels tool. Whether you're new to Adobe's Creative Suite or a seasoned graphic design professional merely looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this ...more
You can replicate the effect of the hand-tinted photographs of the 1920s and 1930s within Photoshop. Start with a grayscale black and white picture, and then use the techniques outlined in this tutorial to get your own hand-colored effect for your digital images.
Hand coloring black and white photographs was a common process prior to the advent of color photography and created a unique visual aesthetic. This video demonstrates how to digitally create this style for digital black and white photography.
This video shows you how to color a black and white photo using Photoshop. To get a good result you need to have patience and pay attention to details - this video will help you out.
It's been called the "Sin City" effect, and a myriad of other names, but really all you're doing is adding selected color to black and white photos or comic-type images. See how Bert suggests achieving this effect in his tutorial.
Can't get enough of the colorized version of It's a Wonderful Life? Bring the same technology to bear on your own digital images. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from th ...more
This video teaches us to make a photo black and white with coloured parts in Photoshop. This procedure consists of many steps. In the first step, we choose the magnetic lasso tool from the application. This is followed by the second step. In the second step, we draw the contou ...more
This image editing software tutorial shows you how to use the hsl grayscale tab to remove the color from a photo and turn it into a black and white image in Adobe Camera RAW. Using the Grayscale Mix slider controls inside Adobe Camera RAW, you will see how to achieve some grea ...more
Using Aperture, you can easily convert images to black and white and add color tints to enhance your photos.
With photo labs around the world closing in the wake of the digital camera revolution, knowing how to develop your own film at home is more important than ever. This video teaches you how to develop one type of film, C41, at home using a kit. Even when there are no more photo ...more
If you've seen the 2005 film Sin City, you most likely remember how most of the film was black and white, but some objects were rendered in livid color. This video will teach you how to create the same effect yourself using After Effects! The creator of this two-part video wor ...more
Open the picture you want to edit. Right-click on the main picture layer in the box and then select "Duplicate Layer". Then, in the same box, go to the drop-down menu that says normal, and change it to "Overlay". Then, select Filter>Other>High Pass. In the box that comes up, s ...more
This Software video tutorial shows how to convert color images to black and white in Aperture. Scott Bourne presents this video. Open up ‘aperture’ program and select a color photo that you want to convert to black and white. Now move from the ‘projects’ page to the ‘adjustmen ...more
In this video tutorial Yanik Chauvin of Yanik's Photo School shares a discovery he made while using the software Lightroom. This quite simple technique of adding hints of color to black and white photos can make them striking. By adding a color screen on top of your photo, usi ...more
This video shows us how to turn parts of a color photo into black and white and keep the colors for the parts we choose. Start by choosing the polygonal asso tool in the tool box. Now create borders for the parts of the image that you want to keep the colors. Hold the ALT key ...more
Back in the '20s and '30s when all Hollywood cinema - and photographs - were in black and white, actresses had to pile on the makeup. Specifically, heavy contouring of the eyes and cheekbones was important in order for those features to pop out in an otherwise flat photograph, ...more
In this video, we learn how to turn a photo partially black and white using PhotoShop. First, open up the program and open up the picture you'd like to change. Now, click with the right key above the layer and choose duplicate "layer". Now click above the eye icon to hide the ...more
Luis Montemayor shows you how to get the dark sky like in his black and white photos. The trick is to saturate the blues in Lightroom. Create a dark sky in black & white photos in Lightroom. Click through to watch this video on flickr.com
In this tutorial Lindsay Adler will teach you how to do exquisite black and white conversions in Photoshop (cs3 and newer). Using the black and white adjustment layer tool in Photoshop, photographers are given complete control and simplicity for converting images to black and ...more
Have a wonderful black and white photo? Time to frame it! Learn to frame black and white photos, including matte options, frames, glass, laminates, hangers, and more in this free photography video series on framing taught by expert Minnie Bell. Part 1 of 27 - How to Frame blac ...more
Color tinting black and white pictures couldn't be easier! Come learn a fun new technique with your ink pads!
If you don't know how to turn a black and white image into color animation in flash, then this is the perfect video for you. This tutorial is perfect for newcomers! In the video, you will learn how to import images, make layers, and transform them into movie clips. This video ...more
This will show you how to take negative afterimages to another level. By introducing a negative color photo and then immediately incorporating a black and white version of the same photo, you will perceive the black and white photo in full color (the way the color photo was me ...more
One of the neat things about Adobe Photoshop is the ability to add color to a black and white image. However, it's sometimes difficult to get just the right color. This is a neat trick to get the exact colors in a section of the photo, while leaving the rest of the photograph ...more
This Photoshop tutorial explaine the simple use of Match Color Adjustment in any version of Photoshop. Before starting this tutorial please create a .PSD file and add at least a dozen or more high res, high quality, vivid color photos and place each photo into it's own layer i ...more
There are seemingly endless photography apps for the iPhone—it is perhaps one of the most popular arenas for application developers. We've covered a few in Giveaway Tuesdays, but nothing comprehensive. We would be remiss to omit the two most popular frontrunners—Hipstamatic ( ...more
We've all seen the breathtaking, colorful photos of the Eagle, Egg and Cat's Eye Nebulae. You may not recognize them by name, but you've seen them, whether in astronomy textbooks, magazines, websites, album covers, or tee shirts. They are some of the most striking photographs ...more
This video tutorial by VvCompHelpvV gives you two methods to achieve the Sin City effect in your photos using Photoshop. The Sin City effect is making the main subject of the photo appear colored while the rest of the photo looks black and white. In the first method the subjec ...more
Need to lighten or darken up a digital picture? You can make most of your lightening and darkening adjustments, even before you learn more complex Photoshop features like curves and levels; It's easy. Here's how. Step 1: Open the photo Open your photo in Photoshop. Click File ...more
Use two photos, a main image and a photo of a cracked egg which will be your source of the headache. Drag the egg into the main image by holding down the shift key. Resize the egg. Change the opacity down to 50%. Zoom out. Command T flips the image. Hold option and right click ...more
There are definitely some great things about iOS 7, but like any good piece of software, it's got some things to kink out—and how wallpapers work seems to be one of the biggest issues, since it's so much different than in previous iOS versions. We've seen tons of questions po ...more
One of the best features VSCO has to offer is its presets, also known as filters — they reduce the labor it takes to make your images look better by applying unique preset edits to each. Presets can make your photo look like it came from a professional studio or a black and wh ...more
New to Apple's Aperture 2? Aperture 2 offers photographers a streamlined way to speed through edits, make essential adjustments, and deliver photos online and in print. This software video tip illustrates a way to use Aperture 2 to convert colored photographs into black and w ...more
In this video tutorial we are going to take a look at how we can change the color of an object that is in a photograph in two different ways using Photoshop. We will also convert a black and white photo and color it.
Remember KODACHROME? That color reversal film from Kodak? The film that was the inspiration for Paul Simon? The only brand of film to have a state park named after it? Soon, that's all you'll be able to do— remember it— because today is the last day that any kind of Kodak Kod ...more
Pleasantville is a town where everything is preserved in a frothy '50s white bread film, forever stuck in time, orthodox, and unchanging. So when certain objects begin acquiring a technicolor sheen, the townspeople went bonkers. Watch this tutorial to see how to create a Plea ...more
Create an effect in your video where the video footage is converted to black & white, pauses, and resumes playback in regular color. This effect is demonstrated by Aharon Rabinowitz with Spy Photo, a brand new set of free presets for Adobe After Effects.
In this tutorial I convert an image to black and white, then paint back detail into the image reveling it's red color.
In this video series, watch as Gary Zier teaches how to colorize a black and white photo in Adobe Photoshop. Get tips on different tools for photo editing. learn how to edit colors, add layers, how to correct mistakes, how to add colors to eyes and other detailed areas, how to ...more
Black lights come in all shapes and sizes, and are useful in a variety of ways—they can help you spot fake currency, urine stains, interesting rocks, deadly scorpions, or even just some cool fluorescent artwork. Most black lights work using a filter or coating over the bulb t ...more
Like Facebook, Google+ is a great platform for sharing and viewing photographs. Many talented photographers have already uploaded their portfolios, and in addition to easy album sharing, Google+ offers something Facebook does not—simple editing features for enhancing your phot ...more
In this video we learn how to make it seem like your photo is torn in half using Adobe Photoshop. The first step is to decide how you would like to have your photo "torn" up. The second step is to select the lasso tool and draw the tear line through the photo. The third step i ...more
PowerBook Medic is the ultimate resource for Mac computers and electronics repair. They have helpful tutorials on most Apple products including the MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook, iBook, iPhone, iPod, and more, covering topics from disassemblies, to RAM upgrades, to replaceme ...more
From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. This is Digital Photography for Dummies. Just watch this video tutorial to learn how to shoot close-ups in macro mode, For Dummies. Digital camera ...more
Did you know that you can use the photo-editing software Photoshop to turn your photographs into drawings? Follow along with Bert Monroy of Pixel Perfect as he shows us exactly how you can do just that. You will have to upload a photo of your choice to your computer and then o ...more
Photoshopuniverse shows the way to create a Jack-O-Lantern in Photoshop. At first you need to collect or take a photo of a pumpkin. Make a new layer, with a white background, then mask it. Fill it with black color. Now go to blending option and give inner shadow, inner glow, g ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to draw the black Spider-man in Adobe Photo-shop. Begin by drawing the shape of Spider-man and then scan it. Now extract the ink from the white page. Then change the ink from black to white. Make the background black. Then fill the ent ...more
This video shows the method to split tone in Lightroom. Firstly, go to the 'Grayscale' button to change the photo into black & white. Go to the split toning section and change the tint into the color you want using the 'hue' option. You can also use the 'Highlights' option to ...more
For all the lovely ladies who are starting to be more adventurous with colors, here's a way to go. Start with gorgeous neutral tones in deeper bronze colors to make your eyes pop! The look designed in this makeup how-to video was specifically created with Asian eyes in mind, t ...more
In this video Dionne from the Gadget show explains how to improve your digital photos easily using widely available free software. The first thing she instructs us to do is to download and install Google's free photo editing software Picasa. Next, once Picasa is installed you ...more
In this video, we learn how to convert an image into a sketch in Photoshop. First, open up Photoshop and open the picture you want to convert. Now, click the layer and unlock the background. After this, go to "image", "adjustments", and remove all the saturation from the photo ...more