Colorize Black and White Photos

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Click on thumbnailed images to enlarge

Open the image it must be black and white

Create a new adjustment layer by clicking the button outlined in the picture.

Select "hue/saturation" from the menu that comes up.

Check the "colorize" box.

Press ctrl + i to invert.

Make sure your foreground is set to white, and background to black.

Select the paintbrush tool.

Start drawing over the image where you want the color.

Now just do the same thing for everything else that needs color.

Now your Finished

Another Example:

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Oh my dog! I love it! :D
Mine turned out like this: [[yes, I know I screwed up the lips]]
http://i137.photobucke mb/recolorablackandwhite.jpg

By Blue--Skittle-Love on Jan 24, 2008 6:44 pm

wow, this is really cool. i never knew this could be done! good job! :D

By manny-the-dino on Aug 23, 2007 11:02 pm

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Author Gregory1907 View profile
Submitted on Aug 22, 2007
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Reviewer Alvin View profile
Approved on Aug 23, 2007

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