Open the photo for editing in Photoshop. Click Select and choose Color range. Opens the preferences window – click on the colored object pictures that you want to highlight.
Adjust the Color range settings, until you see the allocation of a fragment of a photo completely – for example, if you want to leave colored neckerchief or dress, make sure that these fragments have been fully allocated. Click OK.
Create a new layer (Create new layer) and paste to a layer vector mask. On the vector mask you see above was created in a Color range selection, which is separated from the main part of the photo when editing, remained unchanged.
Go to the bottom layer and apply the gradient. To do this, open the Image menu, select Adjustments, and then in the list select Gradient map.
In the Gradient options check the value Reverse, and set a smooth gradient from black to white. Click OK and view the changes on the picture.
Increase its scale to study on the subject of unnecessary color fragments – in addition to highlighted in the beginning of the fragment, similar hue could have other photography, so they could get to a selection vector mask.
To get rid of excess color fragments and make them as the other, black and white, take the eraser tool (Eraser tool) and in the layer mask to erase unwanted parts of the selection.
Advice 2: How to select color in Photoshop black and white
Tools of the program Photoshop you can select an object in the image by color. Designers use a "Magic wand", "Magnetic lasso" or use special techniques, modify the color thresholds. Allocation are usually used to cut an object and move it to a different file. Very convenient to allocate the color on black and white background. This technique allows you to make a top quality selection is important for accurate reproduction of object boundaries.
You will need
- Adobe Photoshop arbitrary obrazenia
Install the software on your computer of Adobe Photoshop and start it. Open the image you want to work with the shortcut keys Ctrl+O.
Open the menu "Select > Color range" (Select > Color Range). In the window that appears click on the color that you want to select. Move the indicator from side to side until you are allocated only the required area. Click OK.
Make a copy of the layer (Create a new layer) and create a vector mask (Add vector mask). It is necessary to separate the selected part from the rest of the image. All changes done with a mask, if desired, be easily removed, the main picture is not affected.
Make black-and-white bottom layer. This will not only make the photo and two-tone, but also improve its quality. Apply to image Desaturate (Image > Adjustments > Desaturate or Shift+Ctrl+U) and move the mode Lab Colors (Image Mode > Lab colors). Make a copy of the picture and use a filter Highpass Filter (Filter > Other > Highpass). After this manipulation will increase the contrast and sharpness of the edges. Characteristics of the filter set by trial.After using the filter, apply a layer to Hard Light (Layer Blending Modes > Hard Light) and set the opacity to 30-40%. The bottom layer, without a filter, treat the filter used curves (Image > Adjustment > Curves or Ctrl+M). Values 255-210.Put the image in RGB and do the mixing layers. The image was sharper and brighter.
To the bottom layer, which is more contrast, apply a black and white gradient Image > Adjustments > Gradient Map. In the layer mask you can erase with the Eraser tool (Eraser Tool), if you have allocated something is not scheduled. As a result, the selection of color on black and white background will be flawless.
The more similar shades, the harder the task of color selection in the "Select > Color range" (Select > Color Range).
Is the advice useful?
During the application of Hard Light (Layer Blending Modes > Hard Light) with transparency you can experiment.