Create the Pleasantville Effect: A Colorful Object in a Greyscale Image

Create the Pleasantville Effect: A Colorful Object in a Greyscale Image

By Roger Wambolt

Want to spice up your nature photos, or draw attention to a particular object in your photo? This PaintShop Pro video will show you how to add a splash of color to a black and white photo.

You will learn how to:

  • Adjust brightness and contrast settings.
  • Use simple masking techniques.
  • Use the Hue/Saturation/Lightness controls.

Check out the before and after shots of the photos used in the video below.

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