Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a partial black-and-white effect, part of Photoshop Selections Workshop.
The red umbrella in this photo is the whole reason I took the picture in the …first place. I was mostly focused on the skyline in …Prague, while perched in a clock tower. But a flash of color caught my eye, and I …was able to capture an image, just before the person with the umbrella disappeared …from view. Since the red color was the whole reason …for taking the photo, I thought it would be nice to isolate that color and make …the rest of the image appear in black and white. …Let's take a look at how this can be done. …Naturally a color range selection probably makes the most sense since I'm …trying to select color. So, I'll go ahead and choose select color …range from the menu. And I'll quickly realize that the red …color overlay of the Quick Mask preview which I had set by default here is not …going to make things very easy when it comes to selecting a red area of the image.…
So, I'm going to click Cancel and then I'll double-click on the Quick Mask mode …button at the bottom of the tool Box. In the quick mask options dialog, I will …
- Adding, subtracting, and intersecting
- Saving and loading selections
- Using Deselect, Reselect, and Hide
- Selection tools
- Advanced selection techniques
- Refining selections
- Selection projects
Skill Level Advanced
Practical Photoshop CS5 Selectionswith Richard Harrington1h 8m Intermediate
Photoshop CS5: Selections in Depthwith Jan Kabili3h 45m Intermediate
Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentalswith Deke McClelland11h 36m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Selection Tools
3. Advanced Selection Techniques
4. Refining Selections
5. Selection Projects
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